Azure Weekly Issue 88: 14th August 2016
On the endjin blog, Jess Panni compares AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform's Analytics & Big Data.
Over on the Azure blog, Dan Hadari discusses Application Insights and how to track an Analytics query in a dashboard, while the Azure Stack Team write about an upcoming technical preview and other updates.
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 MSDN, Anindita Basak (@imcuteani) looks into optimizing Hadoop using Microsoft Azure HDInsight & real-world data streaming with HDInsight Spark, Storm & NoSQL HBase cluster.
Max Kaznady writes about rapid Big Data prototyping with Microsoft R Server on Apache Spark (context switching & Spark tuning).
Wayne Walter Berry talks about moving Azure SQL Database servers between subscriptions and shows you how to discover who dropped your Azure SQL Database.
On the Kloud blog, Peter Aram covers setting up Always On Availability Groups for SQL Server in Azure.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On the endjin blog, Jess Panni (@JessPanni) compares AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform's Analytics & Big Data.
On Channel 9, Corey Sanders (@CoreySandersWA) talks about Azure N-Series GPU acceleration in the public cloud with Karen Batta.
John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) looks into deprovision VMs that are stopped in Azure after 20 minutes.
On TechNet, Tim Tetrick shares an Azure RemoteApp update and options for delivering remote desktops and applications.
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 the Kloud blog, Darren Robinson (@darrenjrobinson) covers Enumerating all users, groups and contacts in an Azure tenant using PowerShell and the Azure Graph API, and getting users, groups and contacts via the Azure Graph API using differential query & PowerShell.
On the Xamarin blog, Pierce Boggan (@pierceboggan) walks through authenticating Mobile Apps with Azure Active Directory B2C.
Courtenay Bernier talks about Azure AD identity protection.
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 Kloud, Justin Yoo blogs about passing parameters to linked ARM templates.
On MSDN, Joseph Fultz talks about creating Service Principal and New Roles using an Azure RM Powershell.
Thomas W Shinder (@tshinder) brings you a 10 step program to Azure Security Center success.
On TechNet, Bulent Ozkir walks through exporting all NGS rules in ARM for all subscriptions.
Stefan Stranger (@sstranger) uses the Wunderlist Module in Azure Automation (part 1).
On the Azure blog, Dan Hadari discusses Application Insights and how to track an Analytics query in a dashboard.
Covering: Media services, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Media Analytics, Video Indexer
Radu Vunvulea (@RaduVunvulea) offers solutions for things that are not available yet in Azure CDN.
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
John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) shows you how to use PowerShell to change the subnet and IP of an ARM VM.
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, Adrian Hall (@FizzyInTheHall) blogs about patching Swagger-UI vulnerabilities in Azure Mobile Apps.
Holger Kenn (@holgerkenn) explains how to troubleshoot Azure IOT Hub connections on embedded Linux.
Arjun Kakkar explains working with Logic Apps and Microsoft SQL Connector on Azure.
John Savill (@NTFAQGuy) blogs about Automating deployments to Azure IaaS with custom actions.
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