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Azure Weekly Issue 210: 3rd February 2019

This week there were more updates surrounding Visual Studio 2019:

C++ Binary Compatibility and Pain-Free Upgrades to Visual Studio 2019

New Code Analysis Checks in Visual Studio 2019: use-after-move and coroutine

Concurrency Code Analysis in Visual Studio 2019

There were a lot of AKS features announced:

In Development - Node auto-repair support for AKS

In Development - AKS cluster autoscaling

In Development - AKS cluster auto-upgrade

In Development - Availability Zones AZ support for AKS

In Development - AKS pod security policy

In Development - Multiple node pools for your AKS workloads

And a lot more general updates from the world of Azure!

Whats new with Windows IoT in 2019

Ansible solution is now available in the Azure Marketplace

Search for Objects and Properties in the Watch, Autos, and Locals Windows in Visual Studio 2019

AKS control plane audit Logs is in development

What's new in Azure Log Analytics – January 2019

Avere vFXT for Azure: New ARM Template Deployment now available

Azure Site Recovery: Azure VM disaster recovery updates

Microsoft Intune has introduced MDM Security Baselines to secure the modern workplace

Debug your live apps running in Azure Virtual Machines and Azure Kubernetes

General availability: Standard Load Balancer and Standard Public IP in Azure Government

Use Azure KeyVault secrets during deployments with Terraform

General availability of Query Store for Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Read Replicas for Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview

Adventure awaits: Azure Trivia is back

Azure Marketplace new offers – Volume 30


Schedules feature released for Azure Lab Services classroom labs

General availability: Move MariaDB servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

E-Mail Subscription Time-Based Scheduling is Now Available in PowerBI

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


Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances


Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers


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

Developer Tools

Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench


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


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

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


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


Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service

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