Public preview of Workflow Assistant by Azure
Azure introduces an AI-powered workflow assistant for Azure Logic Apps, now in public preview, enhancing the developer experience. UPDATE
Azure Cosmos DB integrates with OpenAI
Azure OpenAI Studio's "Use your data" feature now integrates with Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB vCore, enhancing AI model functionality. UPDATE
Microsoft Dev Box Adds New Features
Microsoft Dev Box introduces new capabilities for customization and simplification of Dev Box setup for development teams. UPDATE
Azure Logic Apps' Data Mapper released
Azure Logic Apps' Data Mapper, aiding in visual data transformation, is now generally available as a Visual Studio Code extension. UPDATE
Azure Service Bus enhances partitioning
Azure Service Bus Premium now offers partitioned namespaces, improving overall throughput and performance. UPDATE
Azure AI Studio showcased at Ignite 2023
Azure AI Studio, an end-to-end platform for building AI applications, is highlighted at Ignite 2023, showcasing its capabilities. UPDATE
Azure Machine Learning's November public preview
- Choose models/datasets without running jobs.
- Direct data access from Fabric OneLake Lakehouse.
- Model-as-a-Service with inference APIs and hosted tuning. UPDATE
Azure Machine Learning's November GA features
- Discover and operationalize large foundation models.
- Managed Feature Store for faster model experimentation.
- Serverless compute for model training. UPDATE
Provisioning + Runtime
Microsoft introduces custom AI, Arm-based chips
- Custom AI chip and Arm-based CPU for Azure.
- Targeted for large language model training.
- Enhanced performance, power, and cost optimization. UPDATE
New generation AMD VMs in Azure
- Enhanced performance AMD-based VMs.
- Optimized memory to core ratios for diverse needs.
- Azure Boost for improved storage and networking. UPDATE
Kubernetes AI toolchain operator on Azure
Azure Kubernetes Service introduces a toolchain operator for efficient deployment of machine learning workloads like large language models. UPDATE
Azure's Confidential Consortium Framework preview
- Decentralized trust and governance platform.
- Customizable multi-party governance.
- Confidential Computing for technical data protection. UPDATE
Microsoft unveils Security Copilot
Microsoft combines Sentinel and Defender XDR into a unified security platform, featuring the AI-driven Security Copilot. UPDATE
NPW Insights this week
- OpenCloud 2023 report
- Github 2023 report: state of open source
- Software supply chain challenges: survey
- Enterprise spending in AI report