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Here’s a list of the Microsoft Azure Service Updates from over the past week:
- Event Hubs Archive in public preview
- Azure PowerShell 1.7: Hotfix for breaking changes
- PHP runtime version updates
- API Management service update: September 14, 2016
Here are some of the most notable links from the week:
- Azure Region Interactive Map by Chris Pietschmann
- Microsoft cloud chief: Our early IoT investment sets us apart from Amazon by Mary Jo Foley
- Microsoft Azure IoT Suite and HoloLens enable revolutionary solutions for thyssenkrupp Elevator by Sam George
- Global DNS outage hits Microsoft Azure customers by Mary Jo Foley
- Azure Service Bus Messaging, Relay, and Event Hubs Namespace Separation by Justin Conway
- Microsoft readies public preview of its Server Fabric microservices platform on Linux by Mary Jo Foley
- Service Fabric on Linux support available this month by Mark Russinovich
- Azure IoT Suite helps Sandvik Cormorant stay on cutting edge within “digital manufacturing” by Barb Edson
Here’s a collection of some of the most note worthy blog articles posted over the past week:
- AT&T IoT Starter Kit with Azure IoT Suite Support by Chris Pietschmann
- Migrate Between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server by Chris Pietschmann
- Cortana Intelligence Suite Services Workshop by Mahesh M Kshirsagar
- Trying out Docker for Azure (Beta) by Jomit Vaghela
- How to: Using Microsoft Azure Key Vault from Web/Cloud application by Deva
- Deploy ADFS Infrastructure in Azure by Eric W. DeBord
- Building Deep Neural Networks in the Cloud with Azure GPU VMs, MXNet and Microsoft R Server by Max Kaznady
- Azure Portal + Azure AD Management in Public Preview by Chris Pietschmann
- Announcing Update 3.0 for StorSimple 8000 series by Sharath Suryanarayan
- Azure DocumentDB powers the modern marketing intelligence platform by Arvin Ramachandran
- IMP: Upgrade your application to a newer version of the ADAL library for it to continue to work on iOS 10 by Swaroop Krishnamurthy
- Visual Studio 2015 update for Logic Apps by Jon Fancey
- Introduction: Get VMs ready in minutes by setting up an image factory in Azure DevTest Labs by Peter Hauge
- Azure Active Directory Labs Series – AD Connect by Vincent-Philippe Lauzon
- Microsoft Azure Government: ITAR compliant by Zach Kramer
- Restore your AD FS farm the easy way! by Samuel Devasahayam
- SQL Server Connector support for private Azure clouds by Rebecca Zhang
- Azure Event Hubs Archive is now in public preview, providing efficient micro-batch processing by Shubha Vijayasarathy
- Microsoft Dynamics 365 pricing to start at $50 per user per month for Business Edition by Mary Jo Foley
- StorSimple Virtual Array – ROBO Scenario by Sharath Suryanarayan
- StorSimple Virtual Array – File Server or iSCSI Server? by Sharath Suryanarayan
- Why Azure for Government is your best choice – the most comprehensive CJIS compliance by Tom Keane
- Recent Updates to the Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine by Gopi Kumar
- Assessing Operational and Technical Risk of Azure Solutions by Christian Reddington
- Quick overview of Azure VM Specifications by Lee Stott
- Announcing the General Availability of Storage Service Encryption for Data at Rest by Lavanya Kasarabada
- Announcing Face Redaction for Azure Media Analytics by Richard Li
- Azure ServiceBus: working with data time filters by Armin Reiter
- Choosing the most appropriate Azure Virtual Machine Specification by Lee Stott
- Learning Guide for Azure Stream Analytics by Dave The Engineer
Here are links to event or about events that were posted over the past week.
- Join the Microsoft Azure Stack Meetup @ Ignite 2016 by David Armour
- Microsoft OMS + System Center product meetup at Ignite 2016 by Trinadh Kotturu
- Sept 20th Webinar: Power BI and Azure ML webinar
Here are links to some of the videos that have been posted over the past week:
- Azure App Service Best Practices for Large Scale Applications | Episode 213 via Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show
- Azure Web Jobs has a new UX via Azure Friday
- Azure Redis Cache Administration options via Azure Friday
- Visual Studio Docker Tools for building ASP.NET Core Web Apps – The September Release via Channel 9
- Visual Studio Toolbox: Integrating Power BI Into Your Web Applications by Robert Green
- Service Fabric Series (3 of 3) – Service Fabric on Linux via Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show
- Tuesdays with Corey: The Azure Bots built on Microsoft Bot Framework 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:
- DASH | Episode 144 via The Azure Podcast
- Continuous Integration and deployment using Visual Studio Team Services with Gavin Barron via Microsoft Cloud Show
- Cloud Foundry | Episode 143 by The Azure Podcast
Here’s some note worthy links about Cloud computing and other related topics that aren’t necessarily specific to Microsoft Azure:
- Ten Million Pi’s! via Channel 9
- Microsoft and Opensource – Scripting with powershell by Lee Stott
- Getting Feet Wet with Internet of Things (IoT) by Jeremy Hurley
- Nvidia Pushes Deep Learning Inference With New Pascal GPUs by Timothy Prickett Morgan
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