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Untitled. Amazon Can Now Test Its Delivery Drones in the U.S. Amazon just got one step closer to delivering packages to customers’ doorsteps by drone.

Amazon Can Now Test Its Delivery Drones in the U.S.

This week, the Federal Aviation Administration said the e-commerce giant would be free to test its delivery drones in the United States, as long as Amazon flies the drones under 400 feet and at a maximum speed of 100 miles per hour. The move is not altogether unexpected. According to Reuters, just last month, the FAA issued a similar approval, but for an old prototype, one that Amazon argued was outdated by the time the approval came down.

Now, Amazon is free to test its Prime Air service, while also creating a regulatory pathway for other businesses interested in launching similar services. When the rules were initially proposed in February, Paul Misener, Amazon’s vice president for global public policy said in a statement that “The FAA needs to begin and expeditiously complete the formal process to address the needs of our business, and ultimately our customers. How to Use Twilio for Voice and SMS (.NET) - Azure. This guide demonstrates how to perform common programming tasks with the Twilio API service on Azure.

How to Use Twilio for Voice and SMS (.NET) - Azure

The scenarios covered include making a phone call and sending a Short Message Service (SMS) message. For more information on Twilio and using voice and SMS in your applications, see the Next steps section. What is Twilio? Twilio is powering the future of business communications, enabling developers to embed voice, VoIP, and messaging into applications. They virtualize all infrastructure needed in a cloud-based, global environment, exposing it through the Twilio communications API platform.

Twilio Voice allows your applications to make and receive phone calls. Twilio Pricing and Special Offers Azure customers receive a special offer: complimentary $10 of Twilio Credit when you upgrade your Twilio Account. Twilio is a pay-as-you-go service. Concepts The Twilio API is a RESTful API that provides voice and SMS functionality for applications. Twilio verbs TwiML. How to use the SendGrid email service (.NET) - Azure.

Last Update: Feburary 24, 2015 This guide demonstrates how to perform common programming tasks with the SendGrid email service on Azure.

How to use the SendGrid email service (.NET) - Azure

The samples are written in C# and use the .NET API. The scenarios covered include constructing email, sending email, adding attachments, and using filters. For more information on SendGrid and sending email, see the Next steps section. Hosting WordPress in a Subfolder of Your Windows Azure Web Site - One Microsoft Voice. This post applies to Windows Azure Web Sites.

Hosting WordPress in a Subfolder of Your Windows Azure Web Site - One Microsoft Voice

These steps do not apply if you are using a Web Role. Windows Azure Web Sites makes it quick and easy to create a WordPress blog hosted in Azure. However, if you create a WordPress blog using the Gallery in Windows Azure Web Sites, the blog becomes the root of your website. Virtual Machines Documentation.

Provision a Windows Server VM and connect to it Create a Linux VM and manage it with SSH Add more disks to improve VM performance General availability: Compute-intensive A10 and A11 instances for virtual machines A10 and A11 instances feature faster processors, more virtual cores for greater compute power, and larger amounts of memory than other options.

Virtual Machines Documentation

Read more Easily enable Operational Insights for Azure virtual machines Quickly enable Azure Operational Insights on your virtual machines by using Windows PowerShell or the Azure management portal. Read more General Availability: G-Series for Virtual Machines The G-Series provides more memory and more local solid state drive (SSD) storage than other Azure virtual machine sizes.

More Virtual Machine updates. Grove Farris Tech Network Design. Ask. Answer. Explore. Whenever. Virtual Network Documentation. Explore Configure a Site-to-Site VPN using the Management Portal Wizard This tutorial walks you through the steps to create an Azure virtual network.

Virtual Network Documentation

After you complete the tutorial, you'll have a virtual network that you can deploy your Azure services to. Azure Virtual Network Overview Technical library guidance to help you get started with Virtual Network. Plan Azure Name Resolution Learn how to use this related technology to connect to virtual machines and role instances within a cloud service by hostname directly by using the name resolution service provided by Azure. Azure Schema Reference Documentation for the schema used in the network configuration file, which you use to specify Virtual Network configuration settings. Understand the basics of network security This white paper provides an overview of how to use the built-in and configurable security capabilities of Azure networking.