Proactive: Azure Blogs - Articles from 20-Nov-2023 to 27-Nov-2023

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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

“Andy puts the A in AI” :studio_microphone: – The Intrazone podcast

Introducing the azure_ai extension to Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Azure AI Health Insights: New built-in models for patient-friendly reports and radiology insights

Avail the power of Microsoft Fabric from within Azure Machine Learning

Integration of Azure Machine Learning with Microsoft Purview

Decoding AI: Part 6, Creating boundary conditions in generative AI

General Availability: pgvector 0.5.1 extension

Top 10 AI Attacks Health Care Technology Professionals Need To Know!

Learn Live - Build your AI portfolio with AI Kick-off Challenge Projects

Teach ChatGPT to Answer Questions: Using Azure Cognitive Search & Azure OpenAI (Semantic Kernel)

Guia Prático para Iniciantes: Azure OpenAI com JavaScript e TypeScript (Parte 01)

Guia Prático para Iniciantes: Azure OpenAI com JavaScript e TypeScript (Parte 3)

 

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

Microsoft Fabric: Data mirroring and Copilot updates

Azure data factory - Performance optimization

Submit Apache Spark and Apache Flink jobs with Azure Logic Apps on HDInsight on AKS

Public Preview: Kafka Input and Output with Azure Stream Analytics

Public Preview Preview: Protocol Buffers (Protobuf) with Azure Stream Analytics

General availability: Time travel in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 1

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 2

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 3

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 4

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 5

Breaking changes November 2023

Store and manage medical imaging data with Azure Data Lake Storage (preview)

Azure Resource Graph x Power BI is finally here!

How to handle Large Objects (LOB) migration from Db2, Oracle to Azure SQL & Datalake - Part 2

Kusto Schema Validation

 

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

Configure customized notification for Function App

How to execute Code+Test when a private endpoint is enabled?

 

Containers

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

Submit Apache Spark and Apache Flink jobs with Azure Logic Apps on HDInsight on AKS

General Availability - Azure Backup for AKS

Provisioning Multiple Egress IP Addresses in AKS

AKS Edge Essentials is simplifying edge applications

 

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

From Google Cloud App Engine and Cloud SQL to Azure App Service and PostgreSQL: Step-by-Step Guide

SQL Server Discovery and Assessments now supports As on-premises assessments

July 2023 Recap: Azure Database PostgreSQL Flexible Server

Public preview: Schema migration for target Azure SQL DB

General availability: Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service

General availability: SKU recommendation in Azure SQL Migration extension - Azure Data Studio

Public Preview: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

General availability: Time travel in Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB

General availability: Change data capture in Azure Cosmos DB analytical store

Public preview: Schema migration for target Azure SQL DB

Launch of Database Migration Service Pack for Oracle in Azure Data Studio

SQL Server 2022 for RHEL 9 and Ubuntu 22.04 is now Generally Available (GA)

Introducing the azure_ai extension to Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 1

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 2

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 3

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 4

Azure SQL v/s Azure Synapse SQL (Dedicated Pool, Serverless Pool) - Part 5

MVP’s Favorite Content: SQL Server and Power Apps

Lesson Learned #453:Optimizing Connection Pooling for Application Workloads: A single journey

Lesson Learned #454:Optimizing Connection Pooling for Application Workloads: Active Connections

Lesson Learned #455:Optimizing Connection Pooling for Application Workloads: Thread Contention

Lesson Learned #455:Optimizing Connection Pooling for Application Workloads: Exploring Login Rates

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

Using DBeaver to connect to Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

 

Developer Tools

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

For Good First Issue: Introducing a new way to contribute

.NET 8 is generally available – and more updates from .NET Conf, Microsoft Ignite, GitHub Universe

Microsoft Ignite Learn Live – Use GitHub Copilot to code a mini-game!

Extended support for .NET 7 (STS) ends on 14 May 2024

Extended support for .NET 6 (LTS) ends on 12 November 2024

Git Yourself a Leg Up - GitHub Tools for Teams and Teaching

New capabilities help simplify and streamline the experience with Microsoft Dev Box

General Availability of Azure App Configuration Kubernetes Provider

 

DevOps

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

New Boards Hub, Fall Update

For Good First Issue: Introducing a new way to contribute

Git Yourself a Leg Up - GitHub Tools for Teams and Teaching

Lesson Learned #454:Optimizing Connection Pooling for Application Workloads: Active Connections

 

Hybrid

Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

Simplify certificate management of on-prem IIS server with Azure Arc & Azure Key Vault VM extension

Update on Extended Security Updates: Availability in CSP via Azure Arc

Accelerate edge deployments with cloud-managed infrastructure and Azure Stack HCI version 23H2

 

Identity

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

MS Graph API endpoint to check if AAD group can receive external emails

 Microsoft named a Leader in 2023 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Management for the 7th year​​

Azure ACS retirement in Microsoft 365

Step-by-Step : Assign access packages automatically based on user properties in Microsoft Entra ID

 

Integration

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

Calgary Automation and Integration Event - December 1st

:loudspeaker:Introducing Azure Integration Environment &Business Process Tracking (Public Preview):l...

 

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

Microsoft Contributes Azure RTOS to Open Source

 

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

Admin access management in Azure Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) subscriptions

Azure Well-Architected Review Assessment Updates

General Availability - Azure Backup for AKS

Navigating Service End-of-Life Transitions

Descubre Azure para Estudiantes (guía paso a paso)

 

Media

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

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Migration

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

General availability: Azure Portal experience for Azure Database Migration Service

 

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

2023 Holiday DDoS Protection Guide

Software Defined Networking: Multisite - A Tale of 2 SDN Sites

General Availability: Standard network features support in US Gov regions

 

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 Microsoft Security Copilot works

Elevating Cybersecurity Intelligence with Microsoft Sentinel's Enrichment Widgets

Get email notifications for any actions in Defender XDR

Securing your GitLab Environment with Microsoft Defender for Cloud

Enhanced action experience (Action wizard V2) from Email entity / Summary panel

Microsoft Defender XDR, Security Copilot & Microsoft Sentinel now in one portal

Defender for Cloud unified Vulnerability Assessment powered by Defender Vulnerability Management

Effective novelty detection in cloud security domain

Announcing General Availability of Microsoft Defender for APIs

Simplifying Onboarding to Microsoft Defender for Cloud with Terraform

 

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

General Availability: User and group quota management in Azure NetApp Files

Seeking Guidance on Multi-Tenant Azure File Storage Integration

FSLOGIX issue, VHDX remains connect after the user disconnect from AVD

 

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

Generally available: Azure Static Web Apps now supports .NET 8

Azure Web PubSub for Socket.IO is now generally available

From Google Cloud App Engine and Cloud SQL to Azure App Service and PostgreSQL: Step-by-Step Guide

 

Azure Virtual Desktop

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

New capabilities help simplify and the experience with Microsoft Dev Box

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