Azure Weekly Issue 71: 10th April 2016
First up, there's a little more from Azure at Build 2016 thanks to Cloudy in Nashville.
On the Kloud blog, Joel Neff pits Azure Classic against the Azure Resource Manager.
Meanwhile, James Mann can help you if your Azure Logic Apps-Service Bus connector isn't automatically triggering.
Rudu Vunvulea offers a hot fix for a Service Bus problem. This covers the Azure Service Bus, as well as the Service Bus On-premises.
And on Database Journal, Marcin Policht introduces and explains how Elastic Database Jobs can make managing workloads in an Azure SQL database easier.
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 Azure blog, Mimi Gentz clues you in on the new pricing options for DocumentDB.
Also on Azure, Corey Sanders announces the Tableau Server in the Azure Marketplace.
On the R-Bloggers site, David Smith rounds-up March 2016.
Also on R-Bloggers, Julia Silge looks at who voted in Utah's Caucuses.
Lastly from R-Bloggers, Steve Simpson describes the d3/R Chord Diagram of White House petition data.
On the Gibraltar website, there's talk about Implementing SQL Elastic Pools for affordable SQL Azure databases.
On the Orneling blog, Daniel Orneling talks about visualizing OMS data in Power BI.
On the Database Journal site, Marcin Policht talks about the Elastic Database.
Over on Tech Radar, Mary Branscombe writes about how embedded Power BI Microsoft cloud apps could all turn into platforms.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Guy Bowerman announces the Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets GA for Azure.
On SQLAuthority.com, Pinal Dave explains how to Change SQL Server Collation on Azure VM IaaS.
At Channel 9, Scott Klein talks about the SQL Server in an Azure VM as part of Data Exposed.
Back on TechNet, Paulo Marques looks at using the Azure ARM Template to deploy a new VM in a new storage account at same time from a custom image.
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
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
Onn TechNet, Dan Plastina announces the Foxit Redactor for Office is available for purchase.
Also on TechNet, Ian Farr looks at a 'multi-line' description property.
Finally from TechNet, Paulo Marques looks at getting page and block blob information from ARM-based storage accounts.
John Savill tells you what you need for getting federation to Azure AD.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On the Azure blog, Azure announces incremental release for Azure Stack Technical Preview 1.
On the Azure podcast, Sujit D'Mello covers Premier Architecture Services.
On TechNet, Tamer El Bolkiny explains Windows Fabric and Lync 2013/Skype for Business.
Radu Vunvulea offers A hot fix for a Service Bus problem.
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 endjin blog, Howard van Rooijen talks about how TeamCity MetaRunner can create Release Annotations in Azure Application Insights.
For the Azure blog, Jeff Hollan announces the Bot Framework.
Over on Kloud, Joel Neff pits Azure Classic against Azure Resource Manager.
On TechNet, Shannon Gowen previews the Azure Container Service.
At Channel 9, RicksterCDN recaps Build Azure as part of Tuesdays with Corey.
Bill Zack blogs about Azure at Build 2016 for Cloudy in Nasville.
Christos Matskas explains How to migrate Azure VMs to the Azure Resource Management ARM stack.
For the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana writes about using an application map to discover your application topology.
On the Perficient blog, Chris Pietschmann discusses ARM, Xplat-CLI, PowerShell, Portals and SDK.
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
On the Azure blog, Prateek Sharma talks about WAN Optimizing Azure Site Recovery and replicating traffic to Azure using Riverbed.
At Kloud, Justin Yoo looks has an SQL pro tip: creating a login account and user.
On TechNet, Kirill Kotlyarenko reveals the Azure Recovery Services are available through the CSP model.
Also on TechNet, Yuri Diogenes walks us through building a secure foundation for IoT.
On Channel 9, Scott Hanselman looks at the Threart detection with the Azure Security Center.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
Meanwhile James Mann shows you how to set your own triggers for Azure Logic Apps.
Also on Channel 9, Haishi Bai and Chris Risner look at Azure App Service Cloning with Ahmed Elnably.
Also on Tech Radar, Mary Branscombe describes How Azure makes it easier to manage your IoT devices.
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