Are you having difficulty keeping up to date on all the frequent changes and updates in the Microsoft Azure space? Then the Build Azure Weekly has the solution you’re looking for. Build Azure Weekly is a weekly blog post that includes all the latest Microsoft Azure Service Updates from the week in addition to links to many other blog articles, podcasts and videos from all over the Internet.
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Here’s a list of the Microsoft Azure Service Updates from over the past week:
- General availability: Azure API Management SOAP pass-through
- DocumentDB: New quick-start apps in the Azure portal
- General availability: In-Memory OLTP in Azure SQL Database Premium
- Azure Backup support for encrypted Azure VMs
- DocumentDB: Available in West Central US and West US 2
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Here are some of the most notable links from the week:
- Microsoft Azure Certification Exams Get Major ARM Refresh by Chris Pietschmann
- Big Data and IoT Lambda Architecture by Chris Pietschmann
- Azure Container Registry preview by Steve Lasker
- Microsoft open sources its Azure Container Service engine by Mary Jo Foley
Here’s a collection of some of the most note worthy blog articles posted over the past week:
- Azure Container Service: the cloud’s most open option for containers by Corey Sanders
- Data Manipulation at Scale with Microsoft R Server & Spark on Azure HDInsight via Cortana Intelligence and Machine Learning Blog
- OMS Data Collector API and Twitter Sentiment Demo (Part 2) by Rafaela Brownlie
- Oracle Workloads on Azure by shupadh
- What’s brewing in Visual Studio Team Services – November 2016 Digest by Buck Hodges
- Power BI Desktop – Installing 32-bit vs. 64-bit Power BI Desktop Application by Samuel Lester
- Working with Azure functions (part 1 – Powershell) by Armin Reiter
Here are links to some of the videos that have been posted over the past week:
- Tuesdays with Corey: Azure Event Hubs Archive goodness | Tuesdays With Corey via Channel 9
- IoT Show Stranger Things | Internet of Things Show via Channel 9
- Evolving ASOS to Azure Microservices | UK TechDays Online @ Future Decoded via Channel 9
- PowerApps introductory videos by Karthik Bharathy
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 164 | Twitter, Apple and Microsoft on PowerApps, Flow and Microsoft Teams via Microsoft Cloud Show
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