Azure Dedicated Host Service for Single-Tenant Users

Microsoft on Thursday announced a preview of Azure Dedicated Host, a new service that gives organizations access to unshared or “dedicated” Azure hardware infrastructure for hosting their workloads on Azure virtual machines. Most workloads hosted on Azure infrastructure use hardware that’s shared with other organizations or individuals, who are called …

Microsoft wants to put data centers at the bottom of the ocean

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the second phase of Project Natick, a research experiment that aims to understand the benefits and challenges of deploying large-scale data centers under water. In this second phase, the team sank a tank the size of a shipping container with numerous server racks off the …