‘Microsoft is rewriting its core code in Rust’
Microsoft is rewriting core Windows libraries in the Rust programming language, The Register reports. The switch to a more memory-safe language is said to be underway already, but the move will take some time.
Microsoft has one of the world's largest C/C++ codebases, and all of its core products... Read more
Microsoft turned Azure into a computing giant to enable ChatGPT
The company has revealed the extent of its gargantuan engineering efforts to support their investment with OpenAI.
When Microsoft invested $1 billion in an artificial intelligence startup called OpenAI four years ago, it agreed to build a giant, advanced supercomputer for the AI research co... Read more
Microsoft Azure hit with capacity issues
Multiple crises pushed the tech giant into the yellow zone.
Microsoft Azure services might quietly be facing capacity issues, according to reporting in ITPro. As many as two dozen Azure data centres worldwide are currently operating on limited capacity. The original reporting was sourced to two ... Read more
AlmaLinux is now available on Azure Cloud
Not too long ago, Red Hat, CentOS’s Linux parent company, said it was refocusing from CentOS Linux (the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linus (RHEL)) to CentOS Stream, which is just ahead of a current RHEL release, many CentOS users were justifiably annoyed.
Because of that, commercial CentOS di... Read more
Red Hat brings resilient storage to the public cloud
Red Hat now supports high-availability and clustered applications in AWS and Azure public clouds.
Red Hat Linux has released its Resilient Storage Add-On (RSAO) software to run in the AWS and Azure public clouds. This means apps like SAS and IBM Websphere MQ, can now run on Red Hat Linux in AWS... Read more
Microsoft to deliver 99.99% uptime for Azure Active Directory
The move represents a significant increase over the current SLA.
Microsoft is promising to raise the resiliency of Azure Active Directory by delivering 99.99% uptime from 1 April 2021. This represents an increase over the 99.90% rate in the current Service Level Agreement (SLA).
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