Microsoft is enabling Kubernetes for Windows edge-computing devices via 'Project Haven'

Microsoft is enabling Kubernetes for Windows edge-computing devices via 'Project Haven'

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Microsoft is moving connected enabling Kubernetes for lightweight Windows edge-computing devices via an effort codenamed Project Haven. Officials are connected pat to supply accusation astir Haven astatine the company's virtual Build 2022 developer conference, which kicks disconnected connected May 24.

Kubernetes adoption was up substantially from 2020 to 2021, according to a cloud-native study from January developed for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. And the starring usage lawsuit for instrumentality oregon Kubernetes-based deployments is borderline computing, the study stated. Data analytics and instrumentality learning were recovered to beryllium the astir fashionable workloads for Kubernetes, which is wherever borderline computing comes into play.

Microsoft has respective different Kubernetes-themed sessions slated for Build, including a how-to for Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes and different league astir "seamless and unafraid Kubernetes acquisition and observability" acknowledgment to "distroless" .NET containers, the Azure Kubernetes Service and ARC-enabled Kubernetes. Azure Arc is Microsoft's solution for customers who privation to tally and negociate their services, including Kubernetes, crossed Microsoft and non-Microsoft clouds and on-premises servers. 

Microsoft shared publically hundreds of the planned Build 2022 sessions this week. This is not apt the afloat database of topics and sessions, but the database does springiness immoderate indications of themes and blistery topics. There volition beryllium a fewer Windows-related sessions, including immoderate focused connected the Microsoft app store. But arsenic accustomed successful caller years, nary caller Windows OS features are expected to debut arsenic portion of Build.

Instead, the assemblage should expect tons of Power Platform low-code; AI improvement tools; IoT; and hybrid/connected apps speech astatine the event. Microsoft has a important fig of Microsoft Graph sessions listed, arsenic well. Microsoft Graph is the centralized exertion programming interface (API). The Microsoft Graph provides developers with entree to information astir everything from Teams, Outlook/Exchange, SharePoint, and OneDrive, to Azure Active Directory, Intune, and Windows services similar Universal Print.

Microsoft besides is expected to stock much astir Version 2 of its Synapse analytics platform, codenamed "Trident," astatine the event, according to sources. There is simply a league connected the Synapse Gen2 information warehouse connected the Build docket. 

In 2019, Microsoft introduced Azure Synapse Analytics, which is designed to unify an array of analytics workloads, including information warehouses, information lakes, instrumentality learning, and information pipelines. Microsoft officials often constituent to Synapse arsenic 1 of the company's cardinal differentiators, particularly erstwhile it is integrated with AI, Power BI, and Teams.