Azure This Week

The Fastest Cloud Supercomputer & Azure Digital Twins Explorer

Episode description

In Azure news this week, Lars takes a look at the fastest public cloud super computer – ND A100 v4 GPU instances – and whether it’s something you’ll actually be able to use. To help ease your authentication frustrations, Lars discusses how Azure Functions can now work with managed identities. And finally, what is the new IoT platform, Azure Digital Twins Explorer, and how can it help you visualise your data in the cloud?

0:00 Introduction
1:05 NVIDIA A100 GPU Cluster in GA
2:23 Identity-based Connections in Azure Functions
3:10 Azure Digital Twins Explorer

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Azure announces general availability of scale-out NVIDIA A100 GPU Clusters: the fastest public cloud supercomputer
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/azure-announces-general-availability-of-scaleup-scaleout-nvidia-a100-gpu-instances-claims-title-of-fastest-public-cloud-super/

Public preview: Identity-based connections in Azure Functions with latest Azure SDK triggers and bindings
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/updates/public-preview-identitybased-connections-in-azure-functions-with-latest-azure-sdk-triggers-and-bindings/

Azure Digital Twins Explorer available in public preview
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/updates/azure-digita-twins-explorer-preview/
https://github.com/Azure-Samples/digital-twins-explorer

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Series description

Azure This Week is your weekly news roundup for all things Azure. Join our expert hosts as they cover everything you need to know about the past week’s developments, keeping it short, fun and informative. Whether you’re just beginning your cloud journey, or you know your stuff, there’s something for everyone!

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