Azure Weekly Issue 84: 10th July 2016
On the Azure Blog this week, Mike Gresley shares a new Application Insights metric widget for Visual Studio Team Services, and Saurya Das has a private preview of Windows Server containers on Azure Container Service.
Asir Selvasingh writes about simpler Azure Management Libraries for Java, and explains how to debug Java Web Apps on Azure in Eclipse or IntelliJ.
Jenny Jiang announces the HDInsight tool in Azure Toolkit for Eclipse is generally available, and Jakub Szymaszek reveals Always Encrypted is now generally available in Azure SQL Database.
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
Jakub Szymaszek (@JakubSzymaszek) reveals Always Encrypted is now generally available in Azure SQL Database.
On the Azure blog, Jenny Jiang announces the HDInsight tool in Azure Toolkit for Eclipse is generally available.
Ashish Thapliyal (@ashishth) tells you why Azure HDInsight HBase is a NoSql database like no other.
On TechNet, Anika Misra invites you to an interview with Conor Cunningham.
On the Database Journal site, Marcin Policht Introduces you to Azure SQL Database Temporal Tables.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On MSDN, Todd Abel introductes you to the Service Fabric Lab (Part 1).
Deva explains Azure Dev TestLabs for developers and testers.
Wagner Santos explains why cloud services are not available in this subscription.
On TechNet, Larry Zhang shows you how to Deploy S2D Lab with Script on a single machine.
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
Tim Anderson (@timanderson) writes about the case of the disappearing Azure AD application registration.
On the Xamarin blog, Mayur Tendulkar (@mayur_tendulkar) discusses consuming the Microsoft Graph APIs in Xamarin.Forms.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
Stefan Roth (@stefanroth_net) talks about how SCOM 2012 meets MS Flow and Service Bus, or how to translate alerts.
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
Saurya Das (@sauryadas_) has a private preview of Windows Server containers on Azure Container Service.
Asir Selvasingh writes about simpler Azure Management Libraries for Java.
On the Azure blog, Mike Gresley shares a new Application Insights metric widget for Visual Studio Team Services.
On the Daily Dot Net Tips blog, Abhijit Jana (@AbhijitJana) talks about using CodeLens to display the Application Insights Exception Telemetry in Visual Studio and turning On/Off Application Insights Exception display for CodeLens in Visual Studio.
Covering: Media services, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Media Analytics, Video Indexer
On MSDN, David Bristol unveils that Encoder changes within Azure Media Services now create an ISMC file.
On Code Project, Sibeesh Passion (@SibeeshVenu) writes about uploading images to Azure Media Service from Client Side and uploading files to Azure Media Service from Server Side in MVC.
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 Windows IT Pro, John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) explains how to solve Azure VM provisioning problems with restrictive NSGs applied.
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
On MSDN, Niall Moran (@niallermoran) covers getting started with Infrastructure Services on Azure.
On the Azure blog, Asir Selvasingh explains how to debug Java Web Apps on Azure in Eclipse or IntelliJ.
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