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Here’s a list of the Microsoft Azure Service Updates from over the past week:
Here are some of the most notable links from the week:
- Azure Management Libraries for .NET generally available now by Asir Selvasingh
- Grove IoT Commercial Gateway Kit from Seeed by Chris Pietschmann
- Azure IoT Suite “Connected Factory” solution is ready by Faruk Celik
- Announcing new Azure Services in the UK by Andres Juarez
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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)
- Penny Pinching in the Cloud: Lift and Shift vs App Services – When a VM in the Cloud isn’t what you want by Scott Hanselman
- Networking to and within the Azure Cloud, part 3 by Olivier Martin
- Add Azure Antimalware Extension to a VM Scale Set by Pam Lahoud
- Azure IaaS and Architecture Training – Coming to a city near you! by Sarah Arnold
Platform as a Service (PaaS)
- IIS Azure Web App – Force HTTPS AlwaysOn ping should return 200 for FastCGI sites by Jeff Sanders
- ASP.NET Core Logging with Azure App Service and Serilog by Jeffrey T. Fritz
- Has Azure Mobile Apps reached the end? by Adrian Hall
- Azure Mobile Apps Quickstart Samples available as GitHub repositories by Adrian Hall
Functions as a Service (FaaS)
- Introducing the Serverless Framework for Azure Functions by Christos Matskas
- Article: ‘Serverless’ computing: a technology trigger by Sandeep Alur
- Functioning Private Visual Studio Gallery via Azure Functions by Greg Duncan
Database / Big Data
- Data Factory Scheduling by Robin Lester
- HDInsight tools for IntelliJ & Eclipse April Updates by Jenny Jiang
- Azure Data Lake U-SQL April 25 2017 Updates: Introducing Packages, UNPIVOT INCLUDE NULLS, fast file set preview flag, R extension returns dataframes, exporting your cluster database with sample data to your local run and more! by MRys
- Graph Database in SQL Server by DataPlatJP
- Using Microsoft’s Deep Learning Toolkit with Spark on Azure HDInsight Clusters by Miruna Oprescu
Internet of Things (IoT)
- Sock IoT with this Azure Connected System-on-a-chip Project by Greg Duncan
- Azure IoT Gateway SDK packages now available by Mohammed Furqan
- Scenario-based tutorials to learn IoT development with Azure and Azure IoT Hub by Xin Shi
- Creating Bots in the Microsoft Bot Framework using Node.js by Arm Koukia
- Azure Cognitive API in action by shupadh
- Team Services Extensions Roundup – April by Joseph Bourne
- Setup continuous deployment to MS Azure Government using Visual Studio Team Services by Shashank Bansal
- Dev/Test in the Cloud by Arm Koukia
- How to git push from VSTS build by Donovan Brown
- Azure management libraries for Java generally available now by Asir Selvasingh
Certification / Learning
- How to Create Your Own Know it Prove it Challenge Playlist by Matthew Calder
- Speed up Service Fabric development with the new Refresh Application debug mode by Service Fabric Team
- MAS – Azure Stack Infrastructure Roles by gpillai
- Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ’17 by FitGeekGirl
- AZURE event 25th May 2017 with Scott Guthrie, Microsoft’s EVP of Cloud & Enterprise. by Lee Stott
- DockerCon 2017: The Top Rated Sessions by Victor Coisne
- Microsoft Azure at NAB Show 2017 by Sudheer Sirivara
- See what’s next for Azure at Microsoft Ignite via Microsoft Azure
- Global Azure Bootcamp 2017 by Andrei Dzimchuk
- How to make a movie the secure way at NAB Show 2017 by Alice Rison
- Check us out at Virtual Azure Gov Discovery Day! by Spenser Bullock
- Tips on Azure Resource Groups by Arm Koukia
- Continuously publish your PowerShell module to PowerShell Gallery by using GitHub and VSTS by Kenichiro Nakamura
- Azure Billing REST API sample postman request by Maheshk
- Installing Azure CLI 2.0: workaround for error installing pyyaml by Peter Kirchner
- Post your harddrive for upload to the Azure Cloud by Lee Stott
- Send email from Azure SendGrid using PowerShell by Sanganak
- Backup and restore your Azure Analysis Services models by Josh Caplan
- Azure Billing Reader role and preview of Invoice API by Vikram Desai
- Now announcing: Azure Media Player v2.0 by Saili Race
- Monetizing your content with Azure Media Player by Saili Raje
- How Azure Security Center detects a Bitcoin mining attack by Jessen Kurien
Here are links to some of the videos that have been posted over the past week:
- Azure Monitor Notifications via Azure Friday
- Tuesdays with Corey – DockerCon Announces | Tuesdays With Corey via Channel 9
- MSSQL Extension for VS Code | Data Exposed via Channel 9
- Azure Marketplace via Azure Friday
- Episode 2: Germany – Interview with Dominick Baier | The MVP Show via Channel 9
- Episode 2: Germany Part II – Modern Authentication Architecture | The MVP Show via Channel 9
- Keynote- Joseph Sirosh | Microsoft Data Amp 2017 via Channel 9
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 176 – Networking Discussion via The Azure Podcast
- Today’s Cloud, Containers, and Architecture with Kelsey Hightower via Hanselminutes
- DevOps Readiness Assessment with Jez Humble and Nicole Forsgren via .NET Rocks!
- Episode 190 | News update on Office 365, Docker, Azure Functions, Azure Search and More Azure! via Microsoft Cloud Show
- Mobile Games using Xamarin Forms and Azure Service Fabric with Jon Peppers via .NET Rocks!
General Cloud / Related
Here’s some noteworthy links about Cloud computing and other related topics that aren’t necessarily specific to Microsoft Azure:
- Create a security system with cameras on your Windows IOT Raspberry Pi by CalvinH
- Intel Moves Xeons To The Moore’s Law Leading Edge by Timothy Prickett Morgan
- Alfred V.1 – Voice Controlled, IoT, Bluetooth, Servant Robot Using Arduino and Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi by Ben
- Raspberry Pi Network Speed Test: RPi2, RPi3, Zero, Zero W (LAN & WiFI) #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi by Jessica
- Reckon you’ve seen some stupid security things? Here, hold my beer… by Troy Hunt
- Companies join Linux Foundation to build open IoT edge framework by Cate Lawrence
- IoT Analytics report: The journey towards successful IoT solutions via ReadWrite
- Watch Artificial Intelligence Lose Its Mind While Watching Bob Ross #ArtTuesday via Adafruit
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