Monthly Archives: February 2020



HPC-optimized virtual machines now available Azure HBv2-series Virtual Machines (VMs) are now generally available in the South Central US region. HBv2 VMs will also be available in West Europe, East US, West US 2, North Central US, Japan East soon. HBv2 VMs deliver supercomputer-class performance, message passing interface (MPI) scalability, […]

Azure HBv2 Virtual Machines eclipse 80,000 cores for MPI HPC





This blog post was co-authored by Aditya Joshi, Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise Protection and Detection. Attackers are increasingly employing stealthier methods to avoid detection. Fileless attacks exploit software vulnerabilities, inject malicious payloads into benign system processes, and hide in memory. These techniques minimize or eliminate traces of malware on disk, […]

Fileless attack detection for Linux in preview


Burst encoding in the cloud with Azure and Media Excel HERO platform. Content creation has never been as in demand as it is today. Both professional and user-generated content has increased exponentially over the past years. This puts a lot of stress on media encoding and transcoding platforms. Add the […]

Burst 4K encoding on Azure Kubernetes Service