Azure Weekly Issue 136: 6th August 2017
Raman Sharma explains how to Build apps faster with Azure Serverless.
Alice Rison talks about Microsoft Azure Enabling Secure Rendering with services and certs at SIGGRAPH 2017, and Shilpi Gautam announces the General Availability of Consumption and Charge APIs for Enterprise Azure customers.
Arsen Vladimirskiy talks about Teradata Bolstering Analytics and Database capabilities for Azure, while Saveen Reddy writes about Online training for Azure Data Lake.
And Josh Caplan reveals the August updates to the Azure Analysis Services web designer.
A nice overview of what "cloud first" actually means in Mapping Strategy to Microsoft Azure Services
If you're in the UK Microsoft are running an Azure roadshow in Reading, London, Edinburgh, Birmingham & Manchester, also if you're in the UK the First Hyperscale CSP with Graphic-Intensive Supportable VMs in UK
Azure the Azure Batch team make it easier to run workloads on the platform they announced thepublic preview of Azure Batch Rendering and a new cross platform tool called BatchLabs.
Finally, an interesting feature of CosmosDB has been exposed: introducing the Azure CosmosDB Change Feed Processor Library
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 the Kloud blog, Qazi Mobeen writes about Sharing a report using a Power BI app.
On the Azure blog, Josh Caplan (@JoshCaplan1984) reveals the August updates to the Azure Analysis Services web designer.
Marcel Zehner discusses OMS welcoming the new Azure Analytics Query Language.
On the Azure blog, Arsen Vladimirskiy (@ArsenVlad) talks about Teradata Bolstering Analytics and Database capabilities for Azure.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On TechNet, Micah McKittrick covers Troubleshooting a Broken Azure VM using Nested Virtualization in Managed Disk, RDFE and ARM.
Stefan Stranger (@sstranger) talks about Using Azure Custom Script Extension to execute scripts on Azure VMs.
On the Microsoft + Open Source site, Jose Miguel Parrella tells you Three reasons to deploy Red Hat workloads to the Azure cloud.
On the Azure blog, Andres Juarez announces that Microsoft Azure's G/GS/LS/H/N-series is now available in UK South.
Dave Fellows announces the public preview of Azure Batch Rendering.
Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers
On MSDN, David Gristwood discusses Getting up and going with Windows Containers on Microsoft Azure.
William Eastbury looks into Getting Started with Windows Containers and Docker.
On the Azure blog, Lior Kamrat covers Deploying DC/OS with Azure Container Service.
On Opsgility, John Adams explains How Azure Container Instances completes the PaaS hosting spectrum at last.
On the Kloud blog, Hector Maldonado talks about SSL Tunneling with socat in Docker to safely access Azure Redis on port 6379.
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, Jason Anderson walks through Migrating a Web App from ClearDB to Azure Database for MySQL.
Judy Hanwen Shen Introduces the Azure CosmosDB Change Feed Processor Library.
On MSDN, Robin Lester talks about SQL Server to Azure SQL Database data movement options and considerations with changing schemas and triggered refreshes.
Covering: Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Azure DevTest Labs, DevOps tool integrations, Azure DevOps Projects, Azure Lab Services
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
On TechNet, Kevin Martins shares somes IoT Projects for Anyone, including Power BI Streaming Dataset Setup, Collecting and Streaming Data with Raspbian Operating System and Designing IoT Microsoft Power BI Dashboard.
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, Shilpi Gautam announces the General Availability of Consumption and Charge APIs for Enterprise Azure customers.
On TechNet, Neil Bird covers Azure Resource Manager and Automating Installation of VM Extensions using PowerShell and JSON.
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: 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
Also on TechNet, Rachel Mason writes about a New option to learn about Azure Site Recovery & Backup that's now available on-demand or via a live webcast.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Finbar Ryan (@FinVamp1) writes about ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core Application Restarts on the Azure App Service.
Sunitha Muthukrishna explains how to Assign an App Service domain to a Azure VM or Azure Storage.
Yi Wang covers the HTTP to HTTPS redirect for WordPress on Azure Web Apps on Linux.
On the Azure blog, Raman Sharma explains how to Build apps faster with Azure Serverless.
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