Proactive: Azure Blogs - Articles from 23-Oct-2023 to 29-Oct-2023





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

Decoding AI: Part 4, The age of multimodal AI

Unlocking the Power of AI and Digital Innovation: Reflections from my 5th UN General Assembly

Microsoft Launches New AI Skills Training and Resources as part of Skill for Jobs Initiative

Tips and Tricks to Bring Your AI Idea to Life

Deploy Semantic Kernel with Bot Framework

Semantic Kernel-Powered OpenAI Plugin Development Lifecycle

Insurance in the era of generative AI: Use cases that transform the industry

Powering the energy transition with AI and collaborative partnerships

How vector search and semantic ranking improve your GPT prompts

Demystifying LLMs: How they can do things they weren’t trained to do



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 Row-Level Security (RLS) & Column-Level security(CLS) in Warehouse and SQL Endpoint

Introducing the Public Preview of HDInsight on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS )

General availability: Azure Synapse Link for existing MongoDB collections

Public Preview: Azure Synapse Link compatibility with Cosmos DB continuous backup

Designing multi-step cohort creation flow for biomedical datasets

Continued region expansion: Azure Data Factory is generally available in Poland Central

Learn how to investigate Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention alerts in Microsoft Sentinel

Learn how to install the open source connector to investigate Microsoft Purview Data Loss Prevention

Unlock the power of Azure Data Manager for Energy with partners



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

Java on Azure Functions - 2023 Update

GA: Performance optimizations for the isolated worker model in .NET Azure Functions

GA: Service Bus message settlement in isolated worker model for .NET Azure Functions

Public preview launch of Dapr extension for Azure Functions



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

Deploying an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Cluster with Application Gateway for Containers

Deploy containers to Azure Container Apps workload profiles using YAML

Powering the next generation of Digital Transformation with Windows IoT and Azure Kubernetes Service

Introducing the Public Preview of HDInsight on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS )

Join Microsoft at Azure Day & KubeCon North America 2023 in Chicago!

Eraser: Clean Slate for your Kubernetes Nodes

Public preview: Disable Secure Shell (SSH) support in AKS



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

Announcing the Azure Database for MySQL Contributor initiative!

Flexible maintenance options for Azure Database for MySQL (Preview)

License-free DR on Azure SQL Managed Instance for SQL Server

Minimize the downtime when migrating SQL workloads to Azure SQL Managed Instance

Announcing Microsoft Applied Skills, the new credentials to verify in-demand technical skills

Lesson Learned #447:Deep Dive into JDBC isClosed() vs isValid():Ensuring Resilient DB Connectivity

Packed/Batched Transact-SQL (TSQL) RPC Invocation

Protect SQL Server 2014 workloads with Extended Security Updates

General availability: Storage auto-grow & online disk scaling for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Fl...

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

Public preview: Flush data operation for Azure Cache for Redis

General availability: PostgreSQL 16 production support in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

Lesson Learned #448:Implementing Retry Logic for BCP Command in Linux

Introducing Pre-Migration Validations for Single Server to Flexible Server Migration tool

Designing multi-step cohort creation flow for biomedical datasets

How to copy Azure SQL database to a different subscription and different tenant

Importing .NET FX and 3rd party DLLs into Azure SQL MI

Lesson Learned #449: Unleashing Concurrent Threads for Robust Database Health Checks in C#

Delegating permission management using Roles vs WITH GRANT OPTION

Azure custom policy to prevent backup retention period to be below X number - Azure SQL

Public preview: Update channel for Basic, Standard and Premium Caches


Developer Tools

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

.NET Framework October 2023 Cumulative Update Preview

View trends in performance metrics with Azure Load Testing

Hackable Halloween games MMXXIII

Announcing Microsoft Applied Skills, the new credentials to verify in-demand technical skills



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

Introducing Work Item Chart Filtering in Azure DevOps Dashboards

Azure DevOps 2019 Update 1.2 Hanging on Install

5 tips for making your GitHub profile page accessible

Seamless Automation: Bridging Requirement Discussion Transcripts to Azure DevOps Features



Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

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

Microsoft Security email update and Resources for Azure AD rename to Microsoft Entra ID

What’s new in Microsoft Entra

Microsoft Graph Activity Log is Now Available in Public Preview



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

Using Append Blob in Logic Apps to create large files

GA: Service Bus message settlement in isolated worker model for .NET Azure Functions

Use logic app to give other user RBAC permission via rest api.

How to split binary object into small pieces in Azure Logic App


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

Powering the next generation of Digital Transformation with Windows IoT and Azure Kubernetes Service

General availability: Azure Sphere OS version 23.10 expected on November 8


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

Public preview: Built-in Azure Monitor alerts for Azure Site Recovery

New on Azure Marketplace: October 14-20, 2023

Announcing new ways to sell and deploy Azure Applications

Private Preview: Azure Managed HSM Integration with Azure Backup

Built-in Azure Monitor alerts for Azure Site Recovery is now in public preview

Monitorando Recursos Criados na Azure com Kusto Query Language (KQL) e Log Analytics

The availability of Azure compute reservations exchanges extended until at least July 1st, 2024



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

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

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Mixed Reality

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

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

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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

Service Endpoints vs Private Endpoints



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

Enhancing Your Azure Security: Azure DDoS Sentinel Solution and WAF Playbook Integration

Delegate Azure role assignment management using conditions

Private Preview: Azure Managed HSM Integration with Azure Backup

Announcing a streamlined device connectivity experience for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

An integrated incident response solution with Microsoft and PwC



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

Public preview: Azure NetApp Files standard storage with cool access

Generally available: Azure Blob Storage Cold Tier support on Blob Batch operations



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

How to Deploy and Monitor Web Applications on Azure App Service

Public preview: Snippets for Azure Static Web Apps

Announcing Snippets and Traffic Splitting for Azure Static Web Apps

This Month In Azure Static Web Apps | October 2023

This Month In Azure Static Web Apps | November 2023

Public preview: Traffic Splitting for Azure Static Web Apps


Azure Virtual Desktop

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

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