Azure Blogs - Articles from 31-July-2023 to 6-Aug-2023

Microsoft

All articles around various Azure topics in one post.

 

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

Azure OpenAI Service achieves FedRAMP high authorization

Azure OpenAI Landing Zone reference architecture

Azure AI Document Intelligence new capabilities including classification are now generally available

Enable AI driven clinical trials matching with an open-source blueprint and one click deployment

Emergence of AI Personal Assistants for Teams Meetings and Data Privacy and Security Considerations

Empowering AI: Building and Deploying Azure AI Landing Zones with Terraform

 

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

ADX Web UI updates - July 2023

Enhanced Security and Compliance add-on for Azure Databricks now Generally Available

Introducing Microsoft Fabric

Oracle to Azure PostgreSQL - Flexible Server Incremental Load Using ADF Data Flows - Part 2

Oracle to Azure PostgreSQL - Flexible Server Incremental Load Using ADF Data Flows - Part 1

Part 3 - Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to Boosting Your Data Ingestion Process

Part 1 - Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to Boosting Your Data Ingestion Process

Metadata Driven Pipelines for Microsoft Fabric

GA announcement ? Microsoft Purview Mooncake (China North 3)

GA announcement? Microsoft Purview Fairfax (USGov Virginia)

 

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

Automate Service Fabric Cluster using Azure Function

Empowering Disaster Recovery for Azure VMs with Azure Site Recovery and Terraform

Choose your campaign to help customers migrate VMware Workloads to Azure

Azure Provides Enhanced Security Awareness with Ubuntu Pro

 

Containers

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

Using GitLab to Build and Deploy Windows Containers on Azure Kubernetes Service

Integrate KEDA with your Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

Generally Available: Azure Monitor container insights offers customizable cost optimization settings

Azure Container Apps Newsletter ? July 2023

Azure Red Hat OpenShift August 2023 updates

 

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

Autoscale IOPS for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server - General Availability

Seamlessly migrate a SQL database to Azure SQL Database (offline) with Microsoft Azure PowerShell

General availability: Autoscale IOPS in Azure Database for MySQL ? Flexible Server

General availability: PostgreSQL 15 support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL ? Flexible Server

General availability: Azure SQL updates for early-August 2023 

Public preview: Azure SQL updates for early-August 2023

Public Preview: Intra-account container copy in Azure Cosmos DB for MongoDB

General Availability: Major version upgrade in Azure Database for PostgreSQL ? Flexible Server

General availability: JSON support for active geo-replication on Azure Cache for Redis

General Availability of XML compression for Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance

Azure SQL News Update - August 2023

Well-architected framework performance in the Azure SQL Managed Instance

App Services (Linux) connectivity to Azure SQL Server Database using Managed Identity

Understanding partitioning and sharding in Postgres and Citus

Lesson Learned #411:Troubleshooting "Statement(s) could not be prepared" Error ODBC API Connection

 

Developer Tools

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

Announcing the Reliable Web App Pattern for Java

.NET Conf 2023 ? Celebrating the Release of .NET 8! ? Save the Date!

GitLens: la extensión que no debe de faltar en tu VS Code

Optimize the cost of .NET and Java application migration to Azure cloud

Programmatically Create SAS tokens in .Net

Azure Load Testing: Run tests for up to 24 hours

Azure Load Testing: Create and manage tests and test runs using Azure CLI

Azure Load Testing: Run tests with 100,000 virtual users

Azure Load Testing: Now supports JMeter backend listeners

Introducing code referencing for GitHub Copilot

 

DevOps

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

How we build containerized services at GitHub using GitHub

Best practices for organizations and teams using GitHub Enterprise Cloud

Automating End-to-End testing with Playwright and Azure Pipelines

Upgrading TFS 2017 to DevOps Server 2022

End-to-end Fabric Git Repo for 220M rows of CMS data

 

Hybrid

Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

Announcing Jumpstart Agora

 

Identity

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

What?s new with Microsoft Entra ID Protection

Step-by-Step Guide : Azure AD PIM for Groups

 

Integration

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

Logic Apps (Standard): Upgrade to Node 18 LTS by September 11, 2023

Data Mapper Patterns

Are Custom Properties of Service Bus (Connector) Message in Logic App Always Parsed As String Value?

Export to Azure Logic Apps Standard feature reaches General Availability

 

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

No New Articles

 

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

Log Analytics workspace:TimeGenerated value Current time for less than 48hrs logs(From current time)

Azure Monitor: Gain Observability On Your DHCP Server

Public preview: Assess cost optimization opportunities using new workbook template in Azure Advisor

Generally Available: Azure Monitor container insights offers customizable cost optimization settings

How to visualize Service retirements in Azure Advisor

Copilot in Microsoft Cost Management

Private Preview ? DR for Shared Disks ? Azure Site Recovery

Azure Marketplace new offers ? August 3, 2023

Microsoft Cost Management updates?July 2023

Public Preview: Azure Chaos Studio is now available in Southeast Asia region

 

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

Seamlessly migrate a SQL database to Azure SQL Database (offline) with Microsoft Azure PowerShell

Empowering Disaster Recovery for Azure VMs with Azure Site Recovery and Terraform

Private Preview ? DR for Shared Disks ? Azure Site Recovery

 

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

Azure Communication Services August 2023 Feature Updates

 

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

Public preview: Route Server hub routing preference

Palo Alto Firewall deployment on Azure with vWAN and APPGW through Terraform

Azure Landing Zone Accelerator for AVS ? Network Virtual Appliance in Azure Virtual Network

 

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

Microsoft Defender for Cloud - strategy and plan towards Log Analytics Agent (MMA) deprecation

Automate tasks management to protect your organization against threats

Deploying Microsoft Defender for Servers in Network-Restricted Environments

 

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

Generally available: Zone Redundant Storage for Azure Disks is now available in East Asia

Azure Managed Lustre: not your grandparents' parallel file system

General availability | Azure NetApp Files: SMB Continuous Availability (CA) shares

 

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

Announcing the Reliable Web App Pattern for Java

Not able to delete files from the Kudu Console on an App Service

Email support with WordPress on Azure AppService

Azure Communication Services August 2023 Feature Updates

App Services (Linux) connectivity to Azure SQL Server Database using Managed Identity

 

Azure Virtual Desktop

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

Azure Virtual Desktop Watermarking Support

Version 1.2.4487of the Windows Desktop client for AVD has been released to all users!

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