Azure Weekly Issue 97: 16th October 2016
On the Azure blog, Luis Vargas announces images for the SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016.
Matthew Thomson reveals TIBCO DataSynapse has come to the Azure Marketplace, while Sam George unveils Azure IoT Gateway SDK now integrates support for Azure Functions.
Mimi Xu shares the Azure Mobile Apps iOS SDK 3.2.0 release, and Nazim Lala tells us why the Azure App Service improves Node.js and PHP developer experience.
Finally, Matt Usher announces database collation support for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
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
Matthew Thomson (@Mattytee81) reveals TIBCO DataSynapse has come to the Azure Marketplace.
On MSDN, Michael Rys (@MikeDoesBigData) describes Azure Data Lake U-SQL September 2016 Updates, Omid Mola discusses Azure Data Lake Analytics: More Compute and More Control and Yan Li discusses Understanding the ADL Analytics Unit
On MSDN, Charles Sterling (@chass) invites you to a webinar on Big Data with Power BI, HDInsight and Datameer.
On Channel 9, Seth Juarez (@shanselman) talks about ramping up predictive maintenance using Machine Learning with Val Fontama.
On the Azure blog, Luis Vargas (@LuisVargas_SQL) announces images for the SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016.
Matt Usher (@two_under) announces database collation support for the Azure SQL Data Warehouse.
Borko Novakovic shares the news that Temporal Tables are generally available in the Azure SQL Database.
Guy Haycock shares the news that GEP uses Azure and SQL Database to expand global reach.
Ryan Crawcour unveils that Azure Stream Analytics query testing is now available in the new portal.
Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances
On TechNet, Dan Harman covers the Nano Server in the Azure Gallery and VM agent support.
Joe Davies (@JoeDavi70700933) blogs about Contoso in the Microsoft Cloud poster, and how this describes a global organization is adopting the Microsoft cloud and talks about IPv6 for Azure VMs.
On the Azure blog, Sam George (@samjgeorge) announces Azure IoT Gateway SDK now integrates support for Azure Functions.
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, Lucian Franghiu (@lucianfrango) talks about Azure AD Connect, an error occurring while executing a configure AAD sync task, and a user realm discovery failure.
On TechNet, Girish Chander (@chander_girish) discusses updating your Azure AD Application Proxy Connectors.
Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid
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 the Azure blog, Asir Selvasingh writes about Simpler Azure Management Libraries for Java - Beta 3 and Simpler Azure Management Libraries for .NET
On the Azure blog, Aaron Roney talks about the highlights and breaking changes of Azure Powershell 3.0.0
On the Catapult Systems blog, Matthew Dowst talks about backing up Your Azure Automation Modules.
Ye Gu reminds us about the Azure managed Cache and In-Role Cache service shutdown.
Yair Tor lists the top 4 reasons for using Azure Security Center for partner security solutions.
On the Azure blog, Lily Kim describes Keeping up with Azure Government: September highlights and on MSDN, Julie Glixon Program Manager announces new support plans and options for Azure Government
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
On the Kloud blog, Lucian Franghiu (@lucianfrango) shares an Azure networking VNET architecture best practice update.
On Channel 9, Adam Glick talks about the magic of load balancers.
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, Trinadh Kotturu (@f2003629) annouces that Azure Backup will host an 'ask me anything' session.
Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service
On the Azure Blogger site, Luis Perez explains why Azure is a Simple way to read the IoT Hub from ASP.Net.
Simon J.K. Pedersen brings you a Logic App and Function Apps dynamic pricing model.
Donovan Brown (@DonovanBrown) shows you how to clear the No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header error with the Azure App Service.
On the Azure blog, Mimi Xu shares the Azure Mobile Apps iOS SDK 3.2.0 release.
Nazim Lala (@nazimlala) tells us why the Azure App Service improves Node.js and PHP developer experience.
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