Azure Weekly Issue 123: 14th May 2017
Lots of content from Microsoft Build 2017 this week!
On the Azure Blog this week, Cale Teeter reveals the Waves platform is now available on Azure and Tom Keane explains why Azure Government is the most secure & compliant cloud for defense with new compliance and service offerings.
Xiaoying Guo shares Azure DevTest Labs updates from Build 2017 while David Stephens writes about New tools for understanding user behavior with Application Insights.
Catherine Wang announces the Application Insights Profiler for the Azure App Service, and finally Thomas Roettinger explains that a Management Pack for Microsoft Azure Stack is now available.
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 TechNet, Sriram Ganapathy offers Cortana Intelligence Suite solution templates.
The Cortana Intelligence And ML Blog Team talk about optimizing intelligent apps using Machine Learning in SQL Server.
On the Tallan blog, Tallan Partner covers how Microsoft is accelerating modern BI adoption with Power BI Premium.
On the Azure blog, Kay Unkroth covers using modern data sources in Azure Analysis Services.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Lee Stott (@lee_stott) shares a quick review of key Azure announcements at Build 2017.
On the Microsoft Cloud Show, Vesa Juvonen (@vesajuvonen) chats about the new SharePoint Framework capabilities announced at Build.
On the Azure blog, Kamaljit Bath announces Azure CLI 2.0 and new commands and features in Azure Cloud Shell.
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
On MSDN, Jenny Jiang discusses Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code.
On the Azure blog, Catherine Wang announces the Application Insights Profiler for the Azure App Service.
David Stephens writes about New tools for understanding user behavior with Application Insights.
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
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
Joe Davies (@JoeDavi70700933) discusses updates for the new Azure Active Directory V2 PowerShell module.
Michael Frommhold demystifies Privileged Access Management.
Peter Dempsey talks about removing inactive computer objects from Surface Hub and Active Directory.
Radu Vunvulea (@RaduVunvulea) explains how secrets and keys are stored in Azure Key Vault.
On the Azure blog, Thomas Roettinger announces that a Management Pack for Microsoft Azure Stack is now available.
On Opsgility, John Adams writes about consistent key naming between .NET Core user secrets and Azure Key Vault.
Sarah Weldon writes about the Palo Alto Networks VM-Series virtualized next-generation firewall.
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
On MSDN, Millie Stevinson discusses upcoming and on-demand webinars.
keydet (@devkeydet) discusses contributing to Azure Quickstart Templates for Azure Government.
John Savill asks if Azure Site Recovery will use ExpressRoute to replicate traffic.
On the Azure blog, Tom Keane explains why Azure Government is the most secure & compliant cloud for defense with new compliance and service 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
Vincent-Philippe Lauzon discusses URL routing with Azure Application 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
On MSDN, Karan Gulati shares a Azure Data Factory learning path.
On Channel 9, Casey Karst talks about loading data into Azure SQL DW using Polybase.
On the Azure blog, Alexander Sasha Nosov announces the Azure SQL Database now supports transparent geographic failover of database groups.
Lavanya Kasarabada announces general availability of Storage Service Encryption for Azure File Storage.
John Savill explains how to deploy an SQL cluster to Azure IaaS.
On the Azure blog, Rohan Kumar explains how Microsoft has extended Azure managed database services with MySQL and PostgreSQL.
Dharma Shukla offers a technical overview of Azure Cosmos DB expain's why its the industry's first globally-distributed, multi-model database service.
Wynn Johnson reveals the Azure Database Migration Service announcement at Build.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) talks about how to deploy from GitHub using someone else's repository and what to do if you've failed to deploy from GitHub to an Azure App Service Web App because of a missing project reference.
Kaushal Kumar Panday writes about generating memory dumps on first chance exception using Procdump.
On TechNet, Katharine Bale invites you to a two-day Azure Migration Workshop.
Simon J.K. Pedersen shows you how to build a URL shortener with Azure Functions in less than 100 lines of code.
On the Azure blog, Andrew Westgarth introduces the Azure Functions Runtime preview.
On the Azure blog, Apurva Joshi previews the Web App on Linux.
shwin Kamath explains how to manage your business needs with new enhancements in Azure Autoscale.
On Channel 9, Chris Anderson talks about Azure Functions at Build 2017.
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