Azure Weekly Issue 124: 21st May 2017
On the endjin blog this week, Howard van Rooijen shares the best of the Recorded Azure Sessions at BUILD 2017.
On the Azure blog, Jason Zander explains how the best public cloud for SAP workloads has gotten more powerful and Rimma Nehme welcomes DocumentDB customers to Azure Cosmos DB.
Kay Unkroth walks through building an Azure Analysis Services Model for Azure Blobs (part 1) while Stephen Wu announces the public preview of HDInsight HBase on the Azure Data Lake Store.
Nicole Berdy explains how to use Azure Functions with IoT Hub message routing and Jeremy Hollett covers the WannaCrypt attacks and offers guidance for Azure customers.
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 MSDN, Ashish Thapliyal (@ashishth) blogs about Azure HDInsight and how to run Presto in one simple step and query across data sources.
On MSDN, Kevin Williamson blogs about why your HTTP 401 access is denied when calling Azure Cognitive Services APIs.
On the Azure blog, Stephen Wu announces the public preview of HDInsight HBase on the Azure Data Lake Store.
Khalid Mouss (@kmouss) shares the new Azure Quickstart template, Cloudera CDH and Tableau Server by Slalom.
Ron Abellera covers building a Data Lake with Cloudera and Azure Data Lake in a series of roadshows.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On the Revolution Analytics blog, Le Zhang and Graham Williams (@Le_Zhang_1024) look into a new R package for elastic use of the Azure Data Science Virtual Machine.
On MSDN, Mahendar Madhavaram and Guru Satish Piduru share resources to get started with Service Fabric Clusters in Azure or On-Premises.
James R Tabor walks through using Azure Automation and SharePoint Online lists to schedule VM start-up and shutdown.
Wolfgang Gentzsch (@wolfgent) explains how Microsoft Azure makes VMs affordable for everybody.
On TechNet, Micah McKittrick explains how to present a new NIC to an Isolated VM RDFE, how to present a new NIC to an Isolated VM ARM and how to reset a password for VMSS Scale Set Instances.
On the Redmond magazine site, Jeffrey Schwartz (@JeffreySchwartz) reveals VMware Horizon Cloud virtual clients will run on Microsoft Azure.
Thomas Maurer (@thomasmaurer) blogs about the Hyper-V Container and Nested Virtualization in Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines.
Jing Xu writes about the new smaller Windows Server IaaS Image.
Kyle Wilson shares the Azure Thursdays meeting summary from April 7 2017.
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 the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana (@AbhijitJana) writes about real time telemetry for your Azure Function App using Application Insights.
On the Azure blog, Anton Fritz shares enhancements to Application Insights Smart Detection.
Dan Taylor discusses Application Insights support for Microservices and Containers.
Also on the Azure blog, Dr. Royi Ronen covers root-cause analysis with In-Query Machine Learning in Application Insights Analytics.
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
On the Kloud blog, Dan Thom delves into understanding password sync and write-back.
On TechNet, Tim Macaulay talks about the new release of Azure AD Connect explains what to do if you're unable to connect to the Synchronization Service when you attempt to open the MIISCLIENT.EXE.
On the Azure blog, Jeremy Hollett covers the WannaCrypt attacks and offers guidance for Azure customers.
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
On the Azure blog, Nicole Berdy (@nberdy) explains how to use Azure Functions with IoT Hub message routing.
Sam George (@samjgeorge) unveils Azure IoT Suite has added physical IoT device/gateway tutorials.
On Opsgility, Chris Pietschmann (@crpietschmann) shares a course on building IoT solutions with Azure On-Demand with hands-on labs.
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, Mark Pazicni writes about a real world migration.
Lee Stott (@lee_stott) covers getting started with Azure Design Patterns and Azure ARM Quick start templates and explains that Azure Resource Manager simply allows you to configure and implement your infrastructure with a JSON Template.
Tao Yang discusses deploying ARM templates with artifacts located in a private GitHub repository.
On the Azure blog, JT Rose talks about the Microsoft vision for accelerating enterprise blockchain development, Marc Mercuri covers Azure introducing a new blockchain proof of concept framework for developers and Christine Avanessians announces support for additional Blockchain Protocols on Azure.
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
On the Azure blog, Manling Zhang explains how to optimize content delivery for your scenario with Azure CDN.
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 the Azure Blogger site, Peter Perov walks through replicating large SQL Server databases to Azure.
On TechNet, Gavin Payne (@GavinPayneUK) explains how SQL Server and Azure Data Services are helping with digital transformation.
On the Azure blog, Ashish Makadia (@_ashmaka) writes about the general availability of Azure Search parses JSON Blobs.
Rimma Nehme welcomes DocumentDB customers to Azure Cosmos DB.
Kay Unkroth walks through building an Azure Analysis Services Model for Azure Blobs (part 1).
Kunal Karoth shares an In-Memory OLTP update.
Arnaud Comet introduces per minute RU/m provisioning in CosmosDB to lower your cost and increase your performance.
Joshua Gnanayutham blogs about migrating to Azure Data Sync 2.0.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) discusses setting or changing an Azure App Service file or folder permission.
David Burg talks about advanced tracking with Logic App and an Integration Account and walks through whitelisting and Logic Apps.
On the Azure blog, Jason Zander (@jlzander) explains how the best public cloud for SAP workloads has gotten more powerful.
On the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana (@AbhijitJana) shares 5 simple steps to create and test your first Azure Function App.
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