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Here’s a list of the Microsoft Azure Service Updates from over the past week:
Microsoft did not announce any Azure service updates over this last week. Hopefully we’ll see more updated next week!
Here are some of the most notable links from the week:
- Alpha Preview for Durable Functions by Chris Anderson
- Announcing Azure Service Health preview by Dushyant Gill
- Announcing new set of Azure Services in the UK by Andres Juarez
- Design patterns for microservices by Mike Wasson
- Walkthrough of Azure Cosmos DB Graph (Gremlin) by Tsuyoshi Matsuzaki
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Here’s a collection of some of the most note worthy blog articles posted over the past week:
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
- Make practical use of NSG Flow Logs for troubleshooting by James R Tabor
- Tracking configuration changes for your Azure VM by Jenny Hunter
- Migrating to SAP HANA on Azure by Michiel van Otegem
- Send Telemetry to Splunk Enterprise from Azure Resources via Azure Monitor, Part 2 by Greg Oliver
- Send Telemetry to Splunk Enterprise from Azure Resources via Azure Monitor, Part 3 by Greg Oliver
- Send Telemetry to Splunk Enterprise from Azure Resources via Azure Monitor, Part 4 by Greg Oliver
- Send Telemetry to Splunk Enterprise from Azure Resources via Azure Monitor, Part 5 by Greg Oliver
- Azure Site Recovery – VMWare to Azure – Best Practises by j.niesen
- OMS now in the UK Azure region by CliveW
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- Bind a custom domain to your Azure App Service, 2 steps by Benjamin Perkins
- Azure App Service vs Web Hosting by IrvingH
- Autoscaling Azure Web Apps by Holger Sirti
- Application Insights Performance Profiler by Bart
- Get Azure PaaS Endpoint IPs by James R Tabor
- How to Develop and Host a Proof-of-Concept Prototype on Azure App Services for Web Apps by Lee Stott
Serverless and Functions as a Service (FaaS)
- Securing an Azure Functions App with EasyAuth and AD B2C by SoundCode
- Converting XML to JSON with Azure Logic Apps by Michiel van Otegem
- Serverless computing with Azure Function in a DevOps Model by Ganesh Shankaran
Database / Big Data
- Spatial Data Analysis with R by Lee Stott
- APS Polybase to Azure Blob Store by Charl Roux
- Azure SQL Data Sync Test Drive and First Impressions by Igor Pagliai
- Handling data encoding issues while loading data to SQL Data Warehouse by Matt Goswell
- Super Charge Power BI with Azure Analysis Services by Josh Caplan
Internet of Things (IoT)
- Security Features on IoT Core via Channel 9
Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence
- Computer Vision Made Easy with Cognitive Services by Andrew Kanieski
- Create Bot for Microsoft Graph with DevOps 9: BotBuilder features – FormFlow 101 by Kenichiro Nakamura
- Create Bot for Microsoft Graph with DevOps 10: BotBuilder features – FormFlow 201 FormBuilder by Kenichiro Nakamura
- Create Bot for Microsoft Graph with DevOps 11: BotBuilder features – Global Message Hanlders by Kenichiro Nakamura
- Create Bot for Microsoft Graph with DevOps 12: BotBuilder features – Implementing Proactive Messsaging by Kenichiro Nakamura
- Compliance on Azure Government by Steve Michelotti
- Announcing public preview of Wiki in Visual Studio Team Services by Sandeep Chadda
Certification / Learning
- Overcoming negative experiences and stereotypes in computer science education via Microsoft Learning
- Education Technology – The transformational potential of Microsoft Azure by Millie Stevinson
Containers and Service Fabric
- Mesosphere DCOS, Azure, Docker, VMware & Everything Between – SSH Authorized Keys by Lior Kamrat
- Using PerfView with Azure Service Fabric Event Source Messages by Mark Eisenberg
- Missed Azure OpenDev? Watch the videos on-demand now! by John Gossman
- How Azure Security Center detects DDoS attack using cyber threat intelligence by Jessen Kurien
- Analyze your Check Point logs with OMS Security by The Scripting Guys
- AADConnect – Multi Forest Synchronisation Planning by Mike Duddington
- Top 10 resources I use to keep up to date with new innovations on the Azure Platform by esthergergis
- Tips and Tricks to Save money when using Azure by Lee Stott
- Microsoft Analytics Aims to Analyze Worker Habits, Point to More Productivity via SuperSite for Windows
- HelloWorld Chef on Windows, Knife, Cookbook, IIS, Windows Azure & everything in between… via Visual Studio Geeks
Here are links to some of the videos that have been posted over the past week:
- Azure Mobile App – Under the Hood via Azure Friday
- Azure Mobile App Overview via Azure Friday
- Episode 231: Azure Functions Local Debugging and More with Donna Malayeri | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show via Channel 9
- Azure Functions in Two Minutes by John Papa
Audio / Podcasts
To complete the collection of different mediums to allow you to consume your Azure news / info in any way you want, here’s a list of the podcasts released this week:
- Episode 186 – Azure Mobile App via The Azure Podcast
- Episode 202 | Azure and AWS News via Microsoft Cloud Show
General Cloud / Related
Here’s some noteworthy links about Cloud computing and other related topics that aren’t necessarily specific to Microsoft Azure:
- The Small Micro:bit Makes it Big in the US and Canada by Greg Duncan
- Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino is now open sourced! by Zhidi Shang
- Closing the gap between TFS and Scrum by Alexei Govorine
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