Azure Weekly Issue 96: 9th October 2016
Lee Stott shares a great Azure Machine Learning tutorial using Python and Excel, while Emily Lawton explores real-time feature engineering for Machine Learning with DocumentDB.
Tsuyoshi Matsuzaki talks about Works with Row Level Security in Power BI and Power BI Embedded and Greg Duncan explains why you should Dashboard your next IoT project with Power BI
Ron Abellera writes about Open Source software on Azure Fridays with the Azure black belts, whilst Raman Kumar talks about setting expiration date for VMs in Azure DevTest Labs.
Finally, Poornima Natarajan announces that encryption at rest with Azure Site Recovery is now generally available
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, Lee Stott (@lee_stott) shares an Azure Machine Learning tutorial using Phyton, API and Excel.
On the Azure blog, Emily Lawton covers real-time feature engineering for Machine Learning with DocumentDB.
Mimi Gentz announces that Azure DocumentDB SDK updates include Python 3 support.
Anindita Basak (@imcuteani) looks into copying data from Azure Data Lake to Azure SQL data warehouse using Azure Data Factory.
On MSDN, Tsuyoshi Matsuzaki talks about working with Row Level Security in Power BI and Power BI Embedded.
Guy Haycock explains why SnelStart uses Azure SQL Database Elastic Pools to rapidly expand its business services.
Matt Usher (@two_under) explains how Redgate delivers efficient migrations for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
Thomas W Shinder (@tshinder) explains how to add Microsoft Antimalware to Azure Service Fabric clusters.
Kevin Williamson explores common networking scenarios in Service Fabric.
On MSDN, Paige Liu blogs about backing up and restoring Cassandra on Azure.
On the Kloud blog, Hugh Badini explains how to make a copy of a virtual machine running Windows in Azure.
On Channel 9, Greg Duncan (@gduncan411) reveals Bring Your Own License Visual Studio VMs are generally 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 TechNet, Shannon Gowen tells you how to assign DC for AAD Connect password writeback/sync.
Vittorio Bertocci (@vibronet) blogs about provisioning an app created on portal.azure.com in your own tenant.
On the Database Journal site, Marcin Policht talks about implementing Azure AD Authentication in SQL Database.
On the Azure blog, Gerardo Saca (@gsacavdm) discusses the required practice for applications integrating with Azure Active Directory.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
On MSDN, Bahram Banisadr writes about Service Bus at Ignite 2016.
On the Redmond magazine site, Jeffrey Schwartz (@JeffreySchwartz) blogs about Azure Stack prototypes from Dell, HPE and Lenovo at Ignite and looks at what's new in the Azure Stack technical preview #2.
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
Takeshi Numoto writes about new lower Azure pricing.
Ben Perkins (@csharpguitar) explains how to deploy an App Service using Azure PowerShell to a Deployment Slot.
On Channel 9, Baldwin Ng (@baldwin_ng) talks about managing your Microsoft Cloud Services with Yunboard.
On MSDN, Jomit Vaghela (@jomit) talks about distributed tracing in Service Fabric using Application Insights.
On the Azure blog, Raman Kumar talks about setting expiration date for VMs in Azure DevTest Labs.
On the Azure blog, Lily Kim covers the best choice for ITAR and Defense Industrial Base customers.
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: 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 the Azure blog, Poornima Natarajan announces that Encryption At Rest with Azure Site Recovery is now generally available.
Roan Daley discusses the OMS TECH Fridays Fall 2016 season.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
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