Azure Weekly Issue 139: 27th August 2017
On the Azure blog this week, Tom Keane announces that Azure Monitor is now available in Azure Government and John Kemnetz talks about Azure Monitor and enhanced capabilities for routing logs and metrics.
Filippo Seracini covers Security and Compliance in Azure Stack, while John Gossman discusses how Microsoft and Red Hat Help Accelerate Enterprise Container Adoption.
Alice Jin explains how to Perform advanced analytics on Application Insights data using Jupyter Notebook, and Josh Caplan shows you how Azure Analysis Services web designer adds visual model editing to the preview.
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, Anand Kumar R (@ranand12) covers some Azure Cognitive Services with Azure Logic apps Errors and Workarounds.
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
Alice Jin explains how to Perform advanced analytics on Application Insights data using Jupyter Notebook.
On the Azure blog, Josh Caplan (@JoshCaplan1984) shows you how Azure Analysis Services web designer adds visual model editing to the preview.
Zhong Chen Asa covers Event Processing and Ordering Design Choices for Azure Stream Analytics.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On the Kloud blog, Simon Waight (@simonwaight) talks about Moving from Azure VMs to Azure VM Scale Sets and Runtime Instance Configuration.
On TechNet, RalfWi discusses Azure Instance Metadata.
Maheshk (@MahesKBlr) writes about How to change/reset RDP passwords for Service Fabric VMSS/VMSS instances using Powershell.
Stephen Cleary (@aSteveCleary) writes about Continuously Deploying Azure Functions from a GitHub Subfolder.
On the Azure blog, Walter Harp writes about New Offers in the Azure Marketplace.
Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers
On the Kloud blog, Hector Maldonado discusses Preparing your Docker container for Azure App Services.
On the Azure blog, Keiko Harada announces that the Container Monitoring Solution for Azure Log Analytics is generally available.
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 TechNet, the US Partner Team (@msuspartner) blogs about Understanding the basics of blockchain and real-world applications.
The SQL Server Team reveals Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL are now available in India.
On MSDN, Harini Gupta talks about Data migration to Azure SQL Database using DMA 3.2.
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench
On MSDN, Maninderjit Bindra (@maniSbindra) walks through Using the VSTS Packer Task and Replace Tokens Task.
Willy-P. Schaub lists the Top stories from the VSTS community.
On TechNet, David Branscome covers Leveraging the Office 365 Service Assurance Portal in Customer Scenarios.
On MSDN, David Gristwood blogs about Registering for Microsoft UK Code With Azure hacks 2017/18.
On MSDN, David Gristwood shares a Calendar of UK based Azure workshops.
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, Matt Rathbun talks about Microsoft Azure Enabling NIST CSF Compliance and the Recover Function.
Sam McNeill explains how to Configure Single Sign On From Azure Activity Directory Into Google Suite In Only 2 Minutes.
Joel Vickery talks about Testing RPC ports with PowerShell.
On TechNet, Brandon Wilson shares Infrastructure + Security Noteworthy News.
On the Azure blog, Filippo Seracini talks about Security and Compliance in Azure Stack.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On MSDN, David Burg discusses a Logic App and B2B Integration Account monitoring solution right from the Azure portal.
On the Azure blog, John Gossman discusses how Microsoft and Red Hat Help Accelerate Enterprise Container Adoption.
Internet of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere
On TechNet, Sam McNeill explains how to Solve Rooming & Timetabling Problems With Azure IoT.
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
Also on MSDN, Troy Ault asks about Automation and How to securely script login.
On TechNet, John Knightly (@johnaknightly) covers Using Azure Automation, OMS and Storage Tables to capture Configuration Data of Azure VMs (Part One).
John Kemnetz talks about Azure Monitor, and enhanced capabilities for routing logs and metrics.
Tom Keane announces that Azure Monitor is now available in Azure Government.
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, Abhishek Pathak announces that Azure Network Watcher has introduced a Connectivity Check (Preview).
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 blog, Kumail Hussain announces the public preview of Azure Archive Blob Storage and Blob-Level Tiering.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) explains How to manually create a directory on your Azure App Service.
Sergiy Baydachnyy (@sbaidachni) explains How to cook Mobile Apps (node.js) and table schemas, primary keys and existing tables.
Yi Wang explains how to Enable PHP extensions on Azure Web App on Windows.
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