Azure Weekly Issue 134: 23rd July 2017
On the Azure blog this week, Jenny Jiang shares Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code July updates.
Hayden Hainsworth discusses How Azure Security Center helps protect your servers with the Web Application Firewall, and Larry Cochrane writes about the Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Customers.
Sam George unveils Bing Map v8 is available in the Azure IoT Suite Remote Monitoring preconfigured solution, while Krishna Mamidipaka announces that Azure Stream Analytics are now available in UK West and Canada Central and East.
And Bret Grinslade Introduces the Azure Analysis Services web designer.
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
On MSDN, Julie Glixon announces the Cognitive Services White Glove Program for All Azure Government Customers.
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 Kloud blog, Qazi Mobeen walks through Setting up a Power BI Gateway.
On the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana (@AbhijitJana) discusses Setting Up Continuous Integration for the Azure Bot Service.
On the Azure blog, Bret Grinslade (@bretgr) Introduces the Azure Analysis Services web designer.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Simon J.K. Pedersen shows you how to Run MacOS using Virtual Box in Azure.
Thomas Maurer (@thomasmaurer) explains How to setup Nested Virtualization in Microsoft Azure.
Robert Smit (@Clustermvp) explains How to Resize virtual machines in Azure With Powershell Multiple or Single.
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 MSDN, Yochanan Rachamim explains How to check connectivity to Azure SQL DB.
Srikantan walks through Calling the Azure Cosmos DB Graph API from Azure Functions.
On the Azure blog, Mirek Sztajno reveals Resumable Online Index Rebuild is in public preview for Azure SQL DB and Database Scoped Global Temporary Tables are in public preview for Azure SQL DB.
Veljko Vasic writes about Artificial Intelligence tuneing Azure SQL Databases.
Joseph Sack blogs about Tableau and Azure SQL DB, a match made in the cloud.
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench
On MSDN, Jeff Sanders (@jsandersrocks) covers Adding Azure Web App to Visual Studio Team Services.
On the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana (@AbhijitJana) talks about Linking Team Services VSTS accounts with your Azure account for Continuous Integration.
On the Azure blog, Jenny Jiang shares Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio Code July 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 MSDN, Kirk Evansmsft (@kaevans) explains how to Join a Virtual Machine to Existing Domain with Key Vault and ARM templates.
On TechNet, Benjamin Morgan walks through Viewing Memory in PowerShell.
Gunnar Peipman (@gpeipman) discusses Faking Azure ID identity in ASP.NET Core unit tests.
James van Den Berg Gets Started with Microsoft Azure Cloud Security Center.
On the Azure blog, Larry Cochrane writes about the Azure Cyber Analytics Program for Power and Utilities Customers.
On the Azure blog, Hayden Hainsworth discusses How Azure Security Center helps protect your servers with the Web Application Firewall.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
Mandi Anez Ohlinger (@mandi_ohlinger) talks about Integration Boot Camp 2017 on September 21 - September 22.
Shailesh Agre shares details of the Microsoft BizTalk Server Webinar Series.
Vinay Singh discusses Calling Azure Functions from an XSLT map in Logic Apps.
Nino Crudele (@ninocrudele) writes about Agile integration with Microsoft Azure and BizTalk Server.
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
On MSDN, Dave The Engineer discusses Building Azure Stream Analytics Resources via ARM Templates (Part 2).
On the Azure blog, Krishna Mamidipaka announces that Azure Stream Analytics are now available in UK West and Canada Central and East.
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, Pam Lahoud (@SQLGoddess) discusses Resolving Azure ARM REST API Versions Conflict In ARM Templates.
On TechNet, Anthony Watherston writes about Continuous Deployment to Azure Automation DSC (Part 4).
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
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, Kyle Deeds writes about the General availability of Storage Service Encryption and "Secure transfer required".
On the Azure blog, Kartik P V R announces that Instant File Recovery from Azure VM backups is now generally available.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Jeremy Brooks explains how to Add Routes to an Azure Web App Integrated with a VNET.
RalfWi unveils Azure Media Services are generally available in Germany.
On TechNet, Matt Shadbolt (@ConfigMgrDogs) talks about the Discovered apps node in Microsoft Intune on the Azure console.
On the Azure blog, Richard Li (@RichyLi) explains how to Accelerate websites with Azure CDN using Dynamic Site Acceleration.
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