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Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service created by Microsoft for building, testing, deploying, and managing applications and services through Microsoft-managed data centers. Solve your business problems with proven combinations of Azure services and related products. Whether you're just beginning in the cloud, or have years of experience developing cloud-based applications, we'll help you get started with sample architectures, documentation, and partner resources.

Featured
Featured Explore some of the most popular Azure products

Virtual MachinesProvision Windows and Linux virtual machines in seconds
Windows Virtual DesktopThe best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure
Azure SQL DatabaseManaged, intelligent SQL in the cloud
App ServiceQuickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
Azure Cosmos DBGlobally distributed, multi-model database for any scale
PlayFabThe complete LiveOps back-end platform for building and operating live games
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes
Azure FunctionsProcess events with serverless code
Cognitive ServicesAdd smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions
Azure Blockchain ServiceBuild, govern, and expand consortium blockchain networks

AI + Machine Learning
AI + Machine Learning Create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario

Cognitive ServicesAdd smart API capabilities to enable contextual interactions
Azure Bot ServiceIntelligent, serverless bot service that scales on demand
Machine LearningBuild, train, and deploy models from the cloud to the edge
Azure DatabricksFast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform
Azure SearchAI-powered cloud search service for mobile and web app development

Analytics
Analytics Gather, store, process, analyze, and visualize data of any variety, volume, or velocity

SQL Data WarehouseElastic data warehouse as a service with enterprise-class features
Azure DatabricksFast, easy, and collaborative Apache Spark-based analytics platform
HDInsightProvision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters
Data FactoryHybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy
Machine LearningBuild, train, and deploy models from the cloud to the edge
Azure Stream AnalyticsReal-time data stream processing from millions of IoT devices
Azure Data Lake StorageMassively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage
Azure Analysis ServicesEnterprise-grade analytics engine as a service
Event HubsReceive telemetry from millions of devices

Blockchain
Blockchain Build and manage blockchain based applications with a suite of integrated tools

Azure Blockchain ServiceBuild, govern, and expand consortium blockchain networks
Azure Blockchain WorkbenchEasily prototype blockchain apps in the cloud
Logic AppsAutomate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code
Azure Cosmos DBGlobally distributed, multi-model database for any scale

Compute
Compute Access cloud compute capacity and scale on demand—and only pay for the resources you use

Virtual MachinesProvision Windows and Linux virtual machines in seconds
Virtual Machine Scale SetsManage and scale up to thousands of Linux and Windows virtual machines
Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes
Azure Spring CloudA fully managed Spring Cloud service, built and operated with Pivotal
App ServiceQuickly create powerful cloud apps for web and mobile
Azure FunctionsProcess events with serverless code
Azure Dedicated HostA dedicated physical server to host your Azure VMs for Windows and Linux
BatchCloud-scale job scheduling and compute management
SQL Server on Virtual MachinesHost enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud

Containers
Containers Develop and manage your containerized applications faster with integrated tools

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)Simplify the deployment, management, and operations of Kubernetes
Container InstancesEasily run containers on Azure without managing servers
Service FabricDevelop microservices and orchestrate containers on Windows or Linux
Container RegistryStore and manage container images across all types of Azure deployments
Web App for ContainersEasily deploy and run containerized web apps that scale with your business
Azure FunctionsProcess events with serverless code
Azure Red Hat OpenShiftFully managed OpenShift service, jointly operated with Red Hat

Databases
Databases Support rapid growth and innovate faster with secure, enterprise-grade, and fully managed database services

Azure Cosmos DBGlobally distributed, multi-model database for any scale
Azure SQL DatabaseManaged, intelligent SQL in the cloud
Azure Database for MySQLManaged MySQL database service for app developers
Azure Database for PostgreSQLManaged PostgreSQL database service for app developers
Azure Database for MariaDBManaged MariaDB database service for app developers
SQL Server on Virtual MachinesHost enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud
Azure Database Migration ServiceSimplify on-premises database migration to the cloud
Azure Cache for RedisPower applications with high-throughput, low-latency data access
SQL Server Stretch DatabaseDynamically stretch on-premises SQL Server databases to Azure
Table StorageNoSQL key-value store using semi-structured datasets

Developer Tools
Developer Tools Build, manage, and continuously deliver cloud applications—using any platform or language

Visual StudioThe powerful and flexible environment for developing applications in the cloud
Visual Studio CodeA powerful, lightweight code editor for cloud development
SDKsGet the SDKs and command-line tools you need
Azure DevOpsServices for teams to share code, track work, and ship software
CLIsBuild, deploy, diagnose, and manage multi-platform, scalable apps and services
Azure PipelinesContinuously build, test, and deploy to any platform and cloud
Azure Lab ServicesSet up labs for classrooms, trials, development and testing, and other scenarios
Azure DevTest LabsQuickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
Developer tool integrationsUse the development tools you know—including Eclipse, IntelliJ, and Maven—with Azure

DevOps
DevOps Deliver innovation faster with simple, reliable tools for continuous delivery

Azure DevOpsServices for teams to share code, track work, and ship software
Azure PipelinesContinuously build, test, and deploy to any platform and cloud
Azure BoardsPlan, track, and discuss work across your teams
Azure ReposGet unlimited, cloud-hosted private Git repos for your project
Azure ArtifactsCreate, host, and share packages with your team
Azure Test PlansTest and ship with confidence with a manual and exploratory testing toolkit
Azure DevTest LabsQuickly create environments using reusable templates and artifacts
DevOps tool integrationsUse your favorite DevOps tools with Azure
Azure MonitorFull observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network

Identity
Identity Manage user identities and access to protect against advanced threats across devices, data, apps, and infrastructure

Azure Active DirectorySynchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
Azure Active Directory B2CConsumer identity and access management in the cloud
Azure Active Directory Domain ServicesJoin Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers
Azure Information ProtectionBetter protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere

Integration
Integration Seamlessly integrate on-premises and cloud-based applications, data, and processes across your enterprise

Logic AppsAutomate the access and use of data across clouds without writing code
Service BusConnect across private and public cloud environments
API ManagementPublish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale
Event GridGet reliable event delivery at massive scale

Internet of Things
Internet of Things Bring IoT to any device and any platform, without changing your infrastructure

Azure IoT HubConnect, monitor and manage billions of IoT assets
Azure IoT EdgeExtend cloud intelligence and analytics to edge devices
Azure IoT CentralExperience the simplicity of SaaS for IoT, with no cloud expertise required
Azure IoT solution acceleratorsCreate fully customizable solutions with templates for common IoT scenarios
Azure SphereSecurely connect MCU-powered devices from the silicon to the cloud
Azure Digital TwinsBuild next-generation IoT spatial intelligence solutions
Azure Time Series InsightsExplore and analyze time-series data from IoT devices
Azure MapsSimple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data
Azure Machine Learning serviceBring AI to everyone with an end-to-end, scalable, trusted platform with experimentation and model management

Management
Management Simplify, automate, and optimize the management and compliance of your cloud resources

Microsoft Azure portalBuild, manage, and monitor all Azure products in a single, unified console
Cloud ShellStreamline Azure administration with a browser-based shell
Azure AdvisorYour personalized Azure best practices recommendation engine
Azure BackupSimplify data protection and protect against ransomware
Cost ManagementOptimize what you spend on the cloud, while maximizing cloud potential
Azure PolicyImplement corporate governance and standards at scale for Azure resources
Azure MonitorFull observability into your applications, infrastructure, and network
Azure Site RecoveryKeep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service
SchedulerRun your jobs on simple or complex recurring schedules

Media
Media Deliver high-quality video content anywhere, any time, and on any device

Media ServicesEncode, store, and stream video and audio at scale
EncodingStudio grade encoding at cloud scale
Azure Media PlayerA single player for all your playback needs
Live and On-Demand StreamingDeliver content to virtually all devices with scale to meet business needs
Content ProtectionSecurely deliver content using AES, PlayReady, Widevine, and Fairplay
Video IndexerUnlock video insights
Content Delivery NetworkEnsure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach

Microsoft Azure Stack
Microsoft Azure Stack Get Azure innovation everywhere—bring the agility and innovation of cloud computing to your on-premises workloads.

Azure StackUnlock innovation with hybrid cloud applications
Azure Stack HCI solutionsRun virtual machines on-premises and easily connect to Azure with a hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution.

Migration
Migration Simplify and accelerate your migration to the cloud with guidance, tools, and resources

Azure MigrateEasily discover, assess, right-size, and migrate your on-premises VMs to Azure
Azure Site RecoveryKeep your business running with built-in disaster recovery service
Azure Database Migration ServiceSimplify on-premises database migration to the cloud
Data BoxAppliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure and edge compute
Cost ManagementOptimize what you spend on the cloud, while maximizing cloud potential

Mixed Reality
Mixed Reality Blend your physical and digital worlds to create immersive, collaborative experiences

Spatial AnchorsCreate multi-user, spatially aware mixed reality experiences
Remote RenderingRender high-quality, interactive 3D content, and stream it to your devices in real time
Azure Digital TwinsBuild next-generation IoT spatial intelligence solutions
Kinect DKBuild computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors

Mobile
Mobile Build and deploy cross-platform and native apps for any mobile device

Mobile AppsBuild and host the backend for any mobile app
Notification HubsSend push notifications to any platform from any back end
Visual Studio App CenterContinuously build, test, release, and monitor your apps
XamarinCreate cloud-powered mobile apps faster
Azure MapsSimple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data
API AppsEasily build and consume Cloud APIs
API ManagementPublish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale

Networking
Networking Connect cloud and on-premises infrastructure and services to provide your customers and users the best possible experience

Virtual NetworkProvision private networks, optionally connect to on-premises datacenters
Load BalancerDeliver high availability and network performance to your applications
Application GatewayBuild secure, scalable, and highly available web front ends in Azure
VPN GatewayEstablish secure, cross-premises connectivity
Azure DNSHost your DNS domain in Azure
Content Delivery NetworkEnsure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach
Azure DDoS ProtectionProtect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Traffic ManagerRoute incoming traffic for high performance and availability
ExpressRouteDedicated private network fiber connections to Azure

Security
Security Protect your enterprise from advanced threats across hybrid cloud workloads

Azure SentinelStanding watch, by your side. Intelligent security analytics for your entire enterprise
Security CenterUnify security management and enable advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads
Key VaultSafeguard and maintain control of keys and other secrets
Application GatewayBuild secure, scalable, and highly available web front ends in Azure
Azure Information ProtectionBetter protect your sensitive information—anytime, anywhere
VPN GatewayEstablish secure, cross-premises connectivity
Azure Active DirectorySynchronize on-premises directories and enable single sign-on
Azure DDoS ProtectionProtect your applications from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks
Azure Dedicated HSMManage hardware security modules that you use in the cloud
Azure Active Directory Domain ServicesJoin Azure virtual machines to a domain without domain controllers

Storage
Storage Get secure, massively scalable cloud storage for your data, apps, and workloads

Disk StoragePersistent, secured disk options supporting virtual machines
Azure Data Lake StorageMassively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage
File StorageFile shares that use the standard SMB 3.0 protocol
Azure Data ExplorerFast and highly scalable data exploration service
Azure NetApp FilesEnterprise-grade Azure file shares, powered by NetApp
Azure BackupSimplify data protection and protect against ransomware
Blob StorageREST-based object storage for unstructured data
Data BoxAppliances and solutions for data transfer to Azure and edge compute
Archive StorageIndustry leading price point for storing rarely accessed data

Web
Web Build, deploy, and scale powerful web applications quickly and efficiently

Web AppsQuickly create and deploy mission critical web apps at scale
API ManagementPublish APIs to developers, partners, and employees securely and at scale
Content Delivery NetworkEnsure secure, reliable content delivery with broad global reach
Azure SearchAI-powered cloud search service for mobile and web app development
Azure SignalR ServiceAdd real-time web functionalities easily
Azure MapsSimple and secure location APIs provide geospatial context to data

Windows Virtual Desktop
Windows Virtual Desktop The best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure
Windows Virtual DesktopThe best virtual desktop experience, delivered on Azure