Azure Weekly Issue 135: 30th July 2017
This week on the Azure blog, Kelly Anderson covers Amping up your disaster recovery with Azure Site Recovery and Alice Rison explains how Microsoft Azure leads the industry in ISO certifications.
Mary Wahl talks about Training a neural network to play Hangman without a dictionary, while Josh Caplan covers Importing Power BI Desktop files into Azure Analysis Services.
Jenny Jiang shares the HDInsight tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse June updates, and Christian Wade discusses Model comparison and merging for Azure Analysis Services.
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 the Azure blog, Mary Wahl talks about Training a neural network to play Hangman without a dictionary.
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) walks through Creating Animated Reports In Power BI With The Drilldown Player Custom Visual.
On the Kloud blog, Qazi Mobeen explains how to Create reports using a Power BI Gateway.
On the Azure blog, Christian Wade (@_christianWade) discusses Model comparison and merging for Azure Analysis Services.
Jenny Jiang shares the HDInsight tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse June updates.
On the Azure blog, Josh Caplan (@JoshCaplan1984) covers Importing Power BI Desktop files into Azure Analysis Services.
Devin Knight (@knight_devin) brings you a Power BI Custom Visuals Class on Power KPI.
Sameera Perera (@sameera_man) walks through Getting Started with the Azure Bot Service: Part 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Simon J.K. Pedersen blogs about Azure Functions Shortcode Analytics.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On MSDN, Jomit Vaghela (@jomit) blogs about Building Blockchain DApp's on Service Fabric.
Lee Stott (@lee_stott) looks at Running a simulation on 20 low priority Azure VMs for a cost of $0.02.
On the Redmond magazine site, Jeffrey Schwartz (@JeffreySchwartz) writes about Azure Container Instances Taking VMs Out of the Mix.
On the Azure blog, Thomas Delteil explains how to Go serverless with R Scripts on Azure Function.
Andy Thomas talks about Calling Linux Custom Script Extensions from PowerShell.
On the Brisbane Cloud User Group blog, Aaron Whittaker (@aaronw2003) shows you how to Make your Azure Virtual Machines go faster.
James van Den Berg blogs about the Microsoft Azure DataScience VM on Windows Server 2016 in the Cloud.
Sameera Perera (@sameera_man) writes about Just in Time VM Access.
Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers
On MSDN, Steve Lasker (@SteveLasker) writes about New Azure Container Registry SKUs.
On the Redmond magazine site, Jeffrey Schwartz (@JeffreySchwartz) reveals Microsoft Readies Simplified and Rapid Container Deployment Service in Azure.
On the Azure blog, Lior Kamrat talks about Deploying DC/OS with the Azure Container Service.
James van Den Berg invites you to Join the Community Group Containers in the Cloud.
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 Database Journal site, Anoop Kumar shares an Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB.
On the Azure blog, Shivani Gupta explains how to Enhance Azure SQL Data Warehouse performance with new monitoring functionality for Columnstore.
Stephane Frechette (@sfrechette) covers Installing TimescaleDB on Azure.
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench
Clemens Reijnen (@ClemensReijnen) shares a Small tip for Win10 Ubuntu and accessing GIT local repo with Visual Studio Code.
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, David Lee blogs about Windows 10 Domain Join + AAD and MFA Trusted IPs.
On the Catapult Systems blog, Larry Swonke talks about how Azure Stack changes the Cloud Game.
On MSDN, Matt Usher (@two_under) talks about Adding AD Users and Security Groups to Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
On the Perficient blog, Jane Louis talks about Identity Management in Office 365.
On TechNet, Matt Soseman covers how StaffHub Automatically Assign Licenses to New Users.
Stephanus Schulte (@StephanusSch) discusses Authentication against Azure AD and Email address vs User Principle Name.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On the Kloud blog, Justin Yoo (@justinchronicle) asks if Your Serverless Application is Testable for Azure Logic Apps.
On MSDN, David Burg covers Using the Google OAuth 2.0 authorization server in Azure API Management.
On codeit blog, Toon Vanhoutte talks about Logic Apps failing to parse ServiceBus messages from ASA.
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
On the Azure blog, Alice Rison explains how Microsoft Azure leads the industry in ISO certifications.
Kelly Anderson covers Amping up your disaster recovery with Azure Site Recovery.
On the Perficient blog, Jim Reid discusses Azure ARM NSGs and Windows Firewall Issues.
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 the MSSQL Tips site, John Miner writes about Long Term Storage for Azure SQL Database Backups.
Radu Vunvulea (@RaduVunvulea) blogs about Azure Data Lake and Replication mechanism crossing Azure Regions.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Jeremy Brooks talks about Networking Related Commands for Azure App Services.
David Farkas walks through Using Eclipse and Java to build and host a web app on Azure.
MK Sunitha shares an FAQ on App Service Certificates.
On the .NET Curry blog, Vikram Pendse (@VikramPendse) writes about Best Practices for Azure based applications and Workloads.
On the Azure blog, Christina Compy (@ccompy) shares a App Service Environment v2 release announcement.
Also on the Azure blog, Daria Grigoriu blogs about the Azure App Service Premium V2 in Public Preview.
Sunitha Muthukrishna (@mksuni) shares the preview of App Service domain.
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