Azure Weekly Issue 95: 2nd October 2016
Sarah Fender explains how to strengthen your cloud security posture with new capabilities from the Azure Security Center, and Jason Zander talks about how cloud innovations are empowering IT for business transformation.
Finally, Tejas Karmarkar announces the availability of H-series VMs in Microsoft Azure
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, Krishnakumar Rukmangathan covers SSAS with Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Megan Yount talks unveils Azure SQL Database v12 has landed in Azure Government.
On the .NET Curry blog, Vikram Pendse covers Log Analytics OMS in Microsoft Azure
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On MSDN, Devendra Tiwari reveals Azure Disk Encryption for Linux VMs and VMs with Premium Storage have reached general availability.
On the Azure blog, Jason Zander (@jlzander) talks about how cloud innovations are empowering IT for business transformation.
Mark Fussell announces the Azure Service Fabric for Windows Server is now generally available.
Tejas Karmarkar blogs about the availability of H-series VMs in Microsoft Azure.
Tom Chantler (@TomChantler) writes about generating a Bitcoin Vanity Address with Azure N-Series GPU Virtual Machines.
On MSDN, Jack Li (@jackli8898) asks why the SQL Server configuration section on my Azure Virtual Machine is not available.
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, Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) explains how he configured Azure Active Directory into his ASP.NET MVC OWIN web application.
Wu Shuai covers the Resource Owner Password Credentials Grant in Azure AD OAuth.
On the Kloud blog, Nivlesh Chandra explains how to automate ADFS Farm installation and configuration.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On the Azure blog, Azure (@Azure) announces the second technical preview of Microsoft Azure Stack.
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, Daniel Meixner discusses running a container image in Azure Container Service.
Mikael Krief (@MikaelKrief) talks about Application Insights tokenization for Visual Studio Team Services extensions.
On the Azure blog, Ashwin Kamath announces the public preview of Azure Monitor.
Bernardo Muoz talks explains how Resource health exposes historical health.
Jason R. Shaver announces the Azure Command-Line Interface 2.0 preview.
Sarah Fender (@sarahfender) explains how to strengthen your cloud security posture with new capabilities from the Azure Security Center.
Adam Glick writes about how ISO 22301 highlights Azure's unmatched business continuity & disaster recovery preparedness.
Dale Koetke talks about improving developer/ IT collaboration with Application Insights Connector for OMS Log Analytics.
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
Pradeep Ayyappan Nair announces storage service encryption for Data at Rest has been enabled for Microsoft Azure Germany.
On the MSSQL Tips site, Daniel Calbimonte describes how to import data from Azure Blob Storage to a local file with SQL Server Integration Services.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On MSDN, Edison Garca explains how to identify/review php errors in Azure Web Apps using the Log Stream service.
Namgyal Nanglo explains how to integrate Azure Logs streamed to Event Hubs to SIEM.
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