Azure Weekly Issue 80: 12th June 2016
On the Azure blog, the Azure Team write about the Azure sessions planned for Microsoft Ignite, and Cristy Gonzalez has the June update on Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer preview.
Nicole Berdy looks at uploading files from devices with Azure IoT Hub, and Yossi Yossifon explains how to opt for detailed analysis in 'Abnormal rise in failed request rate' alert.
Lastly, Joseph Sirosh reveals new Azure Search tiers and Basic and Standard S2.
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 Channel 9, Matt Roche talks about Data Discovery with the Azure Data Catalog.
Jon Gallant (@jongallant) has a fix for Azure Stream Analytics where duplicate property names are not allowed.
On the Azure blog, Oliver Chiu announces that Apache Spark for Azure HDInsight is now generally available.
Guy Haycock looks at Azure SQL Database query performance improvements for newly created databases.
On MSDN, Dan Stillwell explains how to move Schema and Data via SQL Azure Migration Wizard.
On TechNet, Shannon Gowen introduces SQL Azure H Series DTU Extensions.
On the Database Journal site, Marcin Policht introduces the Azure SQL Database Advisor.
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, Mike Wieggers blogs about Azure VM troubleshooting – part 1.
On TechNet, Yiding Zhou blogs about language support of Batch Client Library in Python.
Heather Stephenson looks at the benefits of Cloud Platform competency.
Bulent Ozkir describes how to resize your OS disk of your Azure VM to the maximum allowed size.
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
On MSDN, Bryan C Smith walks through setting up Basic User Authentication in Drill.
Mark Renoden writes about using Azure Active Directory Domain Services with ARM VNets.
On the MSSQL Tips site, Daniel Calbimonte walks through adding an Active Directory User with the Integration Services SSIS Script Task.
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 MSDN, Adam Glick writes about the new service-level disaster recovery guidance.
Thomas W Shinder (@tshinder) looks at what's in the Azure Security Information Site on Azure.com and announces the Azure Infrastructure Security Book is coming soon.
On TechNet, J.C. Hornbeck explains how to setup and configure Microsoft Azure Automation Runbooks.
Stefan Stranger (@sstranger) walks through using Verbose messages in Azure Automation Runbooks.
Yuri Diogenes (@yuridiogenes) has some updates in the Azure Security Center public preview.
On Channel 9, Corey Sanders (@CoreySandersWA) talks about migrating from Service Manager to Azure Resource Manager.
And Yiding Zhou covers running Docker Container on Azure Batch.
On the Insentra blog, Richard Young writes about automatically naming resources in an Azure Resource Management Template.
On the Azure blog, Yossi Yossifon explains how to opt for detailed analysis in 'Abnormal rise in failed request rate' alert.
Covering: Media services, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Media Analytics, Video Indexer
On the Azure blog, Mingfei Yan (@mingfeiy) reveals that Azure Media Services is now available in the new Azure portal.
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 MSDN, Jos de Bruijn (@jdebruijn) announces the In-Memory OLTP Performance Demo is Available for download.
On the Azure blog, Cristy Gonzalez has the June update on Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer preview.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Jovan Popovic looks at loading messages from Event Hub into Azure SQL Database.
On Channel 9, Greg Duncan (@gduncan411) explains how to build an IoT Magic Mirror with hosted web apps and Windows 10.
On the Azure blog, Asir Selvasingh writes about deploying Java Web Apps to Azure.
On the Kloud blog, John Yoon (@dimkdimk) looks at using Microsoft Azure Table Service REST API to collect data samples.
Azure Weekly Archive
If you would like to read more interesting articles from the Azure ecosystem check out our archive where you will find all of the back issues.
If you would like to contribute any content to the Azure Weekly newsletter, please email email@example.com