Latest Cloud News: Surface Duo, AKS, Azure CLI Kung Fu and more! (August 18, 2020 - Build5Nines Weekly) 1Build5Nines Weekly provides your go-to source to keep up-to-date on all the latest Microsoft Azure news and updates. Included within Build5Nines Weekly newsletter are blog articles, podcasts, videos, and more from Microsoft and the greater community over the past week. Be sure to subscribe to Build5Nines Weekly to get the newsletter in your email every week and never miss a thing!

Video: Azure CLI Kung Fu VM for Admins, DevOps, Developers, and SREs!

Latest Cloud News: Surface Duo, AKS, Azure CLI Kung Fu and more! (August 18, 2020 - Build5Nines Weekly) 2 This week Dan Patrick published a video introduction to the Azure CLI Kung Fu (az-kung-fu) Virtual Machine for Administrators, DevOps, Developers, and SREs! In this video, Dan shows you how to get started setting up the VM in your Azure Subscription!

The Weeks Top Links

Here are some of the most notable links from the week:

Blog Articles

Here’s a collection of some of the most note worthy blog articles posted over the past week:

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)

Platform as a Service (PaaS)

Power Platform

Serverless and Functions as a Service (FaaS)

DevOps

Data

Internet of Things (IoT)

Machine Learning (ML) / Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Development

Containers (Docker, Kubernetes, Service Fabric, etc)

Security, Identity, and Privacy

Azure Stack

Learning / Training / Certification

Software

Linux

XBox / xCloud / Gaming

Other

Videos

Here are links to some of the videos that have been posted over the past week:

Podcast

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:

Latest Featured Articles

Get Started with Terraform on Azure

Get Started with Terraform on Azure

One of the technologies that has come around through the DevOps movement of increased communication and cooperation between the Development and Operations teams has been Infrastructure as Code (IaC). These are technologies that DevOps Engineers and Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) have been adopting to build the latest technique of infrastructure automation in the cloud. Microsoft Azure natively supports ARM Templates for implementing IaC, but that’s an Azure specific technology.

Azure Service Updates

Here are the latest service updates from Microsoft over the last week:

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Chris Pietschmann is a Microsoft MVP (Azure & IoT) and HashiCorp Ambassador (2021) with 20+ years of experience designing and building Cloud & Enterprise systems. He has worked with companies of all sizes from startups to Fortune 100. He is also a Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect and developer, a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and Cloud Advocate. He has a passion for technology and sharing what he learns with others to help enable them to learn faster and be more productive.
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