Azure Weekly Issue 100: 13th November 2016
On the Azure blog this week, Buck Hodges shares what's brewing in Visual Studio Team Services and Matt Rathbun unveils that Azure Government Cloud has expanded the P-ATO scope with an addition of five new offerings.
Corey Sanders explains why the Azure Container Service is the cloud's most open option for containers, while the Azure team preview the Azure Container Registry.
Maxim Lukiyanov invites you to an Azure big data services Ask Me Anything session, and finally Rohan Kumar reveals that the Azure SQL Database provides an unparalleled performance with in-memory technologies.
AI + Machine Learning
Covering: Azure Batch AI, Azure Bot Service, Microsoft Genomics, Machine Learning services, Machine Learning Studio, Cognitive Services, Bing APIs, Computer Vision API, Content moderator, Custom Services, Emotion API, Face API, Language Understanding (LUIS), Linguistic Analysis API, QnA Maker API, Speaker Recognition API, Text Analytics API, Translator Speech API, Translator Text API, Web Language Model API
Covering: Azure Databricks, HDInsight, Data Factory, Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Event Hubs, Power BI, Azure Analysis Services, Apache Spark for HDInsight, Apache Storm for HDInsight, R Server for HDInsight, Data Catalog
On the Azure blog, Maxim Lukiyanov invites you to an Azure big data services Ask Me Anything session.
On MSDN, Anindita Basak (@imcuteani) walks through connecting Azure Data Lake Analytics/Storage with Azure HDInsight Clusters.
Rohan Kumar reveals that the Azure SQL Database provides an unparalleled performance with in-memory technologies.
On the MSSQL Tips site, John Miner explains how to create database copies in the Azure SQL Database.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Corey Sanders (@CoreySandersWA) explains why the Azure Container Service is the cloud's most open option for containers.
On MSDN, Maheshk (@MahesKBlr) shares a quick tip on Service Fabric Remoting service development.
Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers
Covering: Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, SQL Data Warehouse, Redis Cache, SQL Server Stretch Database, SQL Server on virtual machines, Table storage, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MySQL
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench
Covering: Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Azure DevTest Labs, DevOps tool integrations, Azure DevOps Projects, Azure Lab Services
Covering: Azure Active Directory, Multi-factor Authentication, Azure Active Directory Domain Services, Azure Active Directory B2C
On the Kloud blog, Shane Fisher writes about AAD Connect and an updating OU Sync Configuration Error.
On the Database Journal site, Marcin Policht blogs about authenticating application access in the Azure SQL Database using AD Tokens.
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
Management and Governance
Covering: Backup, Site Recovery, App Insights, Azure Advisor, Sceduler, Automation, Log Analytics, Azure Monitor, Security & Compliance, Protection & Recovery, Automation & Control, Insight & Analytics, Azure Service Health, Microsoft Azure portal, Azure Resource Manager, Cloud Shell, the Azure mobile app, Azure Policy, Cost Management, Azure Managed Applications
Scott Hanselman (@shanselman) talks about migrating Azure IaaS Solutions from ASM to ARM using migAz, Part 1 and Part 2.
'keydet' (@devkeydet) explains how to install Windows updates on an Azure VM using Azure Automation.
On the Azure blog, Matt Rathbun unveils that Azure Government Cloud has expanded the P-ATO scope with an addition of five new offerings.
Covering: Media services, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Media Analytics, Video Indexer
Microsoft Azure Stack
Covering: Azure Stack
Covering: Azure Database Migration Service, Azure Migrate, Data Box
Covering: App Service (Mobile), Notification Hubs, Mobile apps, API apps, Visual Studio App Centre, Xamarin
Covering: ExpressRoute, Azure DNS, Virtual Network, Traffic Manager, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway, Network Watcher
John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) asks if there is any downtime when resizing an Azure gateway.
Covering: Azure Information Protection, Key Vault, Security Center, Azure DDoS Protection, Azure Advanced Threat Protection
Covering: Storage, StorSimple, Data Lake Store, Blob Storage, Disk Storage, Managed Disks, Queue Storage, File Storage, Storage Explorer, Archive Storage
John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) explains how to create a file server in Azure with no public endpoints.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, formulahendry (@formulahendry) invites you to discover Ethernet, USB, and WiFi connected devices in Visual Studio Code.
Jeff Sanders (@jsandersrocks) explains how to use Fiddler to debug Azure App Service issues.
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