Azure Weekly Issue 133: 16th July 2017
On the Azure blog this week, Tom Keane announces that New government datacenter regions are available in Arizona and Texas.
Poornima Natarajan explains Azure Site Recovery now supports large disk sizes in Azure, and Ashish Gangwar delves into Azure Site Recovery support for Storage Spaces and Windows Server 2016.
And Jean-Marc Prieur reveals ADAL .NET 3.14.1 has been released.
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
Chris Webb (@Technitrain) covers Configuring Power BI Gateway Data Sources For Files And Folders.
On MSDN, Tsuyoshi Matsuzaki explains how to Embed Power BI in ISV application and Walks Through the New Embed Model.
Vijay Korapadi explains how to Generate Unique Identifiers in U-SQL on Azure Data Lake Analytics.
Devin Knight (@knight_devin) delivers a Power BI Custom Visuals Class on Drilldown Cartogram.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On MSDN, Devendra Tiwari looks at Applying updates to an encrypted Azure IaaS Red Hat VM using the Yum Update.
Greg Oliver (@GoLiveMSFT) covers Sending Diagnostic Monitoring Data from a Windows IaaS VM to an Event Hub.
K. Scott Allen (@OdeToCode) shares some Thoughts on Azure Functions and Serverless Computing.
Joy Fan discusses Nested Virtualization in Azure.
Mark Fussell invites you to the 14th Service Fabric Community Q&A.
Mark Scurrell (@mscurrell) covers Running Azure Batch jobs using the Azure CLI, with no code required.
Yousef Khalidi announces Linux and Windows networking performance enhancements.
Christos Matskas (@ChristosMatskas) explains how to Deploy your ASP.NET Core app to Azure Service Fabric.
Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers
On the Azure blog, Lior Kamrat blogs about Mesosphere DCOS, Azure, Docker, VMware & Everything Between, plus Deploying DC/OS on VMware vSphere.
Also on the Azure blog, Steve Lasker (@SteveLasker) reveals Azure Container Registry has added individual identity, webhooks, and delete capabilities.
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
On the Azure blog, Joseph Sack shares the Public Preview of compatibility level 140 for Azure SQL databases.
On the MSSQL Tips site, Simon Liew discusses the SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group Backup Preference Setting.
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench
On MSDN, Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) writes about Visual C++ Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio Azure App Service
Jenny Jiang looks at the latest Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code updates.
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, Hugh Badini discusses the Security Vulnerability Revealed in Azure Active Directory Connect.
On TechNet, Jason Krause writes about Built-In Administrator Account Lockout.
On the Azure blog, Jean-Marc Prieur reveals ADAL .NET 3.14.1 has been released.
Mike Neil shares the news that Microsoft Azure Stack is ready to order now.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On MSDN, Justin Conway talks about Azure Service Bus Plugins.
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
On MSDN, Alan Liang shows you how to Find What You Want to Learn about IoT with Our Extended IoT Scenarios.
Greg Oliver (@GoLiveMSFT) writes about Sending Diagnostic Monitoring Data from a Windows IaaS VM to an Event Hub (Part 2).
Radu Vunvulea (@RaduVunvulea) discusses Near real-time analytics for IoT Technicians from the field.
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
Srikantan explains how to Orchestrate a fail over of Web Applications in Azure VMs to a DR Site using ASR.
The Application Insights Service Team share a notice for Application Insights Planned Maintenance.
On TechNet, Shannon Gowen writes about Creating metric alerts in Azure Monitor for Azure services and Introduces the Public Preview of DR for Azure VMs using ASR.
On the Azure blog, Ashish Gangwar delves into Azure Site Recovery support for Storage Spaces and Windows Server 2016.
Poornima Natarajan explains Azure Site Recovery now supports large disk sizes in Azure.
Tom Keane announces that New government datacenter regions are available in Arizona and Texas.
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 TechNet, Joe Davies (@JoeDavi70700933) shares the Updated Microsoft Cloud Networking for Enterprise Architects poster.
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
Stefan Roth (@stefanroth_net) writes about OMS and Disconnecting your Azure Storage Account from Workspace.
On the Azure blog, Maanas Saran covers Protecting Windows Server 2016 using Azure Backup.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Jeremy Brooks walks through Creating a Seal for an Azure Web App Certificate Purchased through the Azure Portal.
Steve Michelotti (@smichelotti) unveils Azure Media Analytics are Now Available on Azure Government.
On the Azure blog, Gaurav Bhatnagar talks about Azure Managed Applications.
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