With the holiday season is now approaching, a post is highlighting how real-life Santa Claus and his elves uses the Microsoft cloud offerings including "Santa Cloud" on Microsoft Azure, for his annual gift deliveries on the night of December 24th.
"Such an undertaking requires massive amounts of compute and storage resources," as well as software to collect and analyze current and historical data and requests for presents from multiple sources, writes Joe Davies, Azure Documentation senior content developer.
As seen in the infographic, the compnay showcase several steps of the process of how Microsoft Cloud offerings helps Santa in his annual gift deliveries:
- "Collect and analyze current and historical data and requests for presents from multiple sources (Azure Data Lake, SQL Data Warehouse, and Stream Analytics)
- Work with vendors and partners during various parts of the manufacturing process
- Perform the final determination of just who is naughty and who is nice (SQL Data Warehouse and Machine Learning)," explains Microsoft.