Azure Blogs - Articles from 26-Feb-2024 to 3-Mar-2024

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AI + Machine Learning

Covering: Anomaly Detector, Azure Bot Services, Azure Cognitive Search, Azure ML, Azure Open Datasets, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Video Indexer, Computer Vision, Content Moderator, Custom Vision, Data Science VM, Face API, Azure Form Recognizer, Azure Immersive Reader, Kinect DK, Language Understanding (LUIS), Microsoft Genomics, Personalizer, Project Bonsai, QnA Maker, Speaker recognition, Speech to Text, Speech translation, Cognitive Service for Language, Text to Speech, Translator, Azure Metrics Advisor, Health Bot, Azure Percept, Azure Applied AI Services, Azure OpenAI Service

How to Learn Generative AI with Microsoft’s Free Course

Cost Optimized hosting of Fine-tuned LLMs in Production

Announcing the Winners of the First AI Chat App Hack

Learn how to power your AI transformation with the Microsoft Cloud at NVIDIA GTC.

Microsoft Copilot personal and work experiences explained

Build your own private ChatGPT style app with enterprise-ready architecture

AI Chat App Hack: See All The Submissions!

:robot_face:🧵Microsoft Fabric AI Hack Together: Create, Evaluate, and Score a Churn Prediction Mode...

Fine Tuning with Function Calling on Azure OpenAI Service

AI Chat App Hack: Watch all the streams!

Unleashing the Power of SAM in Azure Machine Learning and Azure AI Studio

What is AI? Jared Spataro at the Global Nonprofit Leaders Summit

How to Develop Your AI Coding Skills with Azure Enablement Show (Part Two)

How to Develop Your AI Coding Skills with Azure Enablement Show (Part One)

Generate embeddings with the Azure AI Vision multi-modal embeddings API

Implementing MLOps for Training Custom Models with Azure AI Document Intelligence

Load Testing Azure OpenAI With JMeter

Azure AI Language: Sentiment Analysis with Durable Functions

Mistral Large, Mistral AI's flagship LLM, debuts on Azure AI Models-as-a-Service

AI/ML ModelOps is a Journey. Get Ready with SAS® Viya® Platform on Azure

 

Analytics

Covering: Azure Analysis Services, Azure Data Explorer, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Data Share, Azure Databricks, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Synapse Analytics, Data Catalog, Data Lake Analytics, HDInsight, Power BI Embedded, R Server for HDInsight, Microsoft Purview, Microsoft Graph Data Connect, Azure Chaos Studio

Connectivity from IaaS(VM) and PaaS service(ADF) to ADLS account with public network access disabled

Update records in a Kusto Database (Public Preview)

Migration Guide for HDInsight 5.1 - Hadoop cluster

Securing Azure HDInsight: ESM Support with Ubuntu 18.04, Cluster Updates, and Best Practices

Microsoft Fabric for multitenant SaaS

Migration of Apache Spark from HDInsight 5.0 to HDInsight 5.1

The ABCs of ADX: Learning the Basics of Azure Data Explorer | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

:robot_face:🧵Microsoft Fabric AI Hack Together: Create, Evaluate, and Score a Churn Prediction Mode...

MICROSOFT FABRIC & CONTENT SAFETY: ANALYTICS ON METADATA

:robot_face:🧵Fabric + AI HackTogether Wrap-Up: How to submit and get ready for Fabric Community Con...

 

Compute

Covering: Azure CycleCloud, Azure Quantum, Azure Spot Virtual Machines, Azure VMware Solution, Batch, Linux Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Virtual Machines, Azure Dedicated Host, Azure VM Image Builder, Azure Functions, Service Fabric

Enable replication for added VMware VM data disks

Scaling Up in the Cloud: The WEKA Data Platform and Azure HPC Windows Grid Integration

Azure VMware Solution Security Design Considerations

Public preview: Azure Functions Support for HTTP Streams in Node.js

Azure Functions: Support for HTTP Streams in Node.js is now in Preview

Announcing the release of CycleCloud 8.6

Azure VMware Solution Performance Design Considerations

Clustering the BizTalk Master Secret Server and MSDTC service on Azure IaaS

 

Containers

Covering: Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Red Hat OpenShift, Azure Container Apps, Web App for Containers, Azure Container Instances, Azure Container Registry

Best Practices for using Azure Container Registry and Docker Hub

How to Set Up Sentinel Data Connectors for Kubernetes and GitHub

General availability: Application Gateway for Containers

Public preview: Kubernetes 1.29 support in AKS

Generally Available: Capacity Reservations support in AKS

GA: Istio-based service mesh add-on for Azure Kubernetes Service

Public preview: Disable network policy in AKS for migration

Public preview: AKS support for node soak duration for upgrades

New Storage and Networking MS Learn modules for Windows containers on AKS

Introduction and Deployment of Backstage on Azure Kubernetes Service

Zero-trust Security for Windows Container-based application with Calico

Path and hostname-based routing in Azure Container Apps with NGINX

Running GPU accelerated workloads with NVIDIA GPU Operator on AKS

Announcing Tomcat support in Azure Container Apps

What’s new in Azure Linux: Community, events, new features, and more.

Generally Available: Node Soak Duration for Upgrades

 

Databases

Covering: Azure Cache for Redis, Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Database for MariaDB, Azure Database for MySQL, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure SQL, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Edge, Azure SQL Managed Instance, SQL Server on Azure VM, Table Storage, Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, Azure Confidential Ledger

Introducing the azure_ai extension to Azure Database for PostgreSQL

The azure_ai extension to Azure Database for PostgreSQL, definition and demo

Issue during SQL Server 2008 R2 installation on Windows Server 2019 in Azure

Get ready for take off with Microsoft at SQLBits 2024

Public Preview: Zone redundancy for Azure SQL Database Hyperscale elastic pools

Public Preview: Azure SQL updates for late-February 2024

General availability: Latest PostgreSQL minor versions supported by Azure Database for PostgreSQL - ...

General availability: Azure SDKs support for Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

General availability: Azure CLI support for Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

Azure Database for MySQL Import supports Percona XtraBackup for migrations to Flexible Server

Podcast about transitioning from developer to PostgreSQL specialist, with Derk van Veen

Updates from 162.1 and 162.2 releases of SqlPackage and the DacFx ecosystem

Azure Data Studio 1.48 is now available

Azure SQL DB - Failed to add database to failover group - find out why

Some] SQL Server and Azure SQL DB Security Fundamentals | Data Exposed

Upcoming changes for SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) - Part 2

What’s in a name? Hello POSETTE: An Event for Postgres 2024

General Availability of PostgreSQL 16 on Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

Tips for tuning Postgres LIKE & ILIKE queries via pg_trgm on Azure

 

Developer Tools

Covering: App Configuration, Azure DevTest Labs, Azure Lab Services, SDKs, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Azure Load Testing

.NET MAUI Community Toolkit 2023 Highlights

Draw.io Azure infrastructure diagrams through code like an artist

Enhancing JavaScript Application Performance with Node.js Memory Tweaks

Don't miss the 2024 Azure Developers JavaScript Day!

Load Testing Azure Service Bus

Game Bytes · February 2024

Accelerate developer onboarding with the configuration-as-code customization in Microsoft Dev Box

GitHub Copilot Analysis, Customized Rules, and more come to the Azure Migrate application and code a...

GitHub Copilot Learning Pathway: Accelerate your business with AI

 

DevOps

Covering: Azure Artifacts, Azure Boards, Azure DevOps, Azure Pipelines, Azure Repos, Azure Test Plans, DevOps tool integrations, Azure Load Testing

Azure DevOps blog closing -> moving to DevBlogs

Get AzureDevOps Build and Release Name and Number into the Build

GitHub Copilot Enterprise is now generally available

How we’re using GitHub Projects to standardize our workflows and stay aligned

Keeping secrets out of public repositories

 

Hybrid

Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

Migrate VMs to Azure Stack HCI

Azure Stack HCI version 23H2 is generally available

Troubleshooting Azure Stack HCI 23H2 Preview Deployments

 

Identity

Covering: Azure Active Directory, Multi-factor Authentication, Azure Active Directory Domain Services, Azure Active Directory External Identities

Refreshed Identity and Access Management CAF documentation

Zero Trust: Rapid Offboarding with Intune and Microsoft Entra ID

 

Integration

Covering:  API Management, Event Grid,  Logic Apps , Service Bus

IP address changes for Azure Service Bus and IP/DNS Changes for Azure Relay

Logic Apps Aviators Newsletter - March 2024

Scaling up: Customer-driven enhancements in the FHIR service enable better healthcare solutions

Clustering the BizTalk Master Secret Server and MSDTC service on Azure IaaS

 

Internet Of Things

Covering: Azure IoT Central, Azure IoT Edge, Azure IoT Hub, Azure RTOS, Azure Sphere, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Time Series Insights, Microsoft Defender for IoT, Azure Percept, Windows for IoT

Azure Sphere OS version 24.03 is now available for evaluation

 

Management and Governance

Covering: Automation, Azure Advisor, Azure Backup, Azure Blueprints, Azure Lighthouse, Azure Monitor, Azure Policy, Azure Resource Manager, Azure Service Health, Azure Site Recovery, Cloud Shell, Cost Management, Azure Portal, Network Watcher, Azure Automanage, Azure Resource Mover, Azure Chaos Studio, Azure Managed Grafana

Refreshed Identity and Access Management CAF documentation

Terraform on Azure February 2024 Update

Optimize and secure your cloud with new Azure Optimization skilling events

Leverage anomaly management processes with Microsoft Cost Management

New on Azure Marketplace: February 15-22, 2024

Learn about AffableBPM’s partner solution in Microsoft Azure Marketplace

Public Preview: Well-Architected Framework assessment on Azure Advisor

New feature: easily assign regulatory compliance policies to your Azure Landing Zone

 

Media

Covering: Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Media Services

No New Articles

 

Migration

Covering: Azure Database Migration Service, Azure Migrate, Data Box, Azure Site Recovery

GitHub Copilot Analysis, Customized Rules, and more come to the Azure Migrate application and code a...

 

Mixed Reality

Covering: Digital Twins, Kinect DK, Spatial Anchors, Remote Rendering, Object Anchors

No New Articles

 

Mobile

Covering: Azure Maps, MAUI, Notification Hubs, Visual Studio App Center, Xamarin, Azure Communication Services

No New Articles

 

Networking

Covering: Application Gateway, Bastion, DDoS Protection, DNS, Azure ExpressRoute, Azure Firewall, Load Balancer, Firewall Manager, Front Door, Internet Analyzer, Azure Private Link, Content Delivery Network, Network Watcher, Traffic Manager, Virtual Network, Virtual WAN, VPN Gateway, Web Application Firewall, Azure Orbital, Route Server, Network Function Manager, Virtual Network Manager, Azure Private 5G Core

IP address changes for Azure Service Bus and IP/DNS Changes for Azure Relay

Azure Virtual Network now supports updates without subnet property

General availability: Application Gateway for Containers

Public preview: Internet inbound for Network Virtual Appliances in Virtual WAN Hubs

 

Security

Covering: Defender for Cloud, DDoS Protection, Dedicated HSM, Azure Information Protection, Microsoft Sentinel, Key Vault, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Defender for IoT, Microsoft Azure Attestation, Azure Confidential Ledger

How to Set Up Sentinel Data Connectors for Kubernetes and GitHub

 

Storage

Covering: Archive Storage, Avere vFXT for Azure, Azure Data Lake Storage, Azure Data Share, Files, FXT Edge Filer, HPC Cache, NetApp Files, Blob Storage, Data Box, Disk Storage, Queue Storage, Storage Accounts, Storage Explorer, StorSimple

New Storage and Networking MS Learn modules for Windows containers on AKS

General Availability: Encryption at host for Premium SSD v2 and Ultra Disks is now available in more...

 

Web

Covering: App Configuration, App Service, Azure Cognitive Search, Azure Maps, Azure SignalR Service, Static Web Apps, Azure Communication Services, Azure Web PubSub, Azure Fluid Relay, Web App for Containers

No New Articles

 

Azure Virtual Desktop

Covering: Windows Virtual Desktop, VMware Horizon Cloud on Microsoft Azure, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops for Azure

News and best practices for securing Cloud Virtual Desktop Infrastructures (VDI)

Accelerate developer onboarding with the configuration-as-code customization in Microsoft Dev Box

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