Proactive: Azure Blogs - Articles from 29-Jan-2023 to 4-Feb-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

How to use Azure Open AI to Enhance Your Data Analysis in Power BI

Enabling data clean rooms with confidential computing

A Guide to Optimizing Performance and Saving Cost of your Machine Learning (ML) Service - Part 1

Drug Details in Doctor’s Prescriptions: A Named Entity Recognition Approach using Prompt Flow

Build it with AI: Tawi's Home-Based Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) Toolkit

Azure AI Speech launches new zero-shot TTS models for Personal Voice

Analyze Videos with Azure Open AI GPT-4 Turbo with Vision and Azure Data Factory

The potential of AI for nonprofits

Master Generative AI with Azure OpenAI Service: A Comprehensive Guide for Students

Healio - Healthcare Chatbot using C# Semantic Kernel, planner and Azure OpenAI

Generally Available: Continuous model monitoring in Azure Machine Learning

Azure AI Services & Azure Machine Learning Cost Analysis

Azure OpenAI Insights: Monitoring AI with Confidence

Building AI Agent Applications Series - Understanding AI Agents

A Guide to Optimizing Performance and Saving Cost of your Machine Learning (ML) Service - Part 2

Optimizing ML Models in Production in The Cloud or At the Edge Using A/B Testing

What’s new in Azure Data, AI, and Digital Applications: Are you ready to go from GenAI experimentati...

Achieve generative AI operational excellence with the LLMOps maturity model

Harmonizing AI-enhanced physical and cloud operations 

Azure OpenAI Insights: Monitoring AI with Confidence

 

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

How to use Azure Open AI to Enhance Your Data Analysis in Power BI

Use Streaming Ingestion to Azure Data Explorer with Azure Stream Analytics

General availability: Israel Central region added to Azure HDInsight

General availability: Italy North region added to Azure HDInsight

Data MVPs and Microsoft Fabric Super Users in the Era of AI | Data Exposed: MVP Edition

Microsoft Fabric for those who know nothing about Fabric

Azure Data Factory: How to split a file into multiple output files with Bicep

Interpreting Script activity output json with Azure Data Factory\Synapse analytics

Introducing Dashboards Base Queries: Enhancing Productivity and Consistency

Announcing General Availability to migrate Virtual Network injected Azure Data Explorer Cluster to P...

 

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

Enabling data clean rooms with confidential computing

Preview of Distributed Tracing V2 for Durable Functions

Large-scale docking for drug design on Azure

AAzure Functions continuous deployment from Azure Repos successful without updating the Function App

Public Preview: New major version of durable Functions extension

Public Preview: Azure Functions Support for Java 21 on Linux

Public Preview: Distributed tracing v2 for durable Functions

Private Preview: Azure Site Recovery support for Azure Trusted Launch VMs (Windows OS)

Generally Available: VMware Cloud Director Availability for Azure VMware solution with Run commands

Why Azure Image Builder - Getting Started

 

Containers

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

Azure Red Hat OpenShift January 2024 updates

Enabling data clean rooms with confidential computing

CAST - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

Public preview: Istio add-on for AKS now supports plug-in certificate authority (CA)

Public preview: Upgrade support in Istio add-on for AKS

Generally Available: Azure Container Apps supports additional TCP ports

Visual Studio Code extension update for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Public preview: Node OS API options feature for AKS

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

Generally Available: Outbound type migration in AKS

Generally Available: Kube-reserved resource optimization in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

UnifyCloud - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

AKS enabled by Azure Arc is now available on Azure Stack HCI 23H2

Observability on Azure Container Apps

Azure Arc-Enabled Kubernetes now available on Azure Marketplace!

Troubleshooting Guide: Resolving Azure App Services Image Pull Issues from Azure Container Registry

 

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

Harness the Power of the Migration Service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

More vCore options for SQL MI Business Critical for better price/performance and flexibility

Generally Available: Support for Cross Region Restore for PostgreSQL backups

General availability: PgAudit in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

General Availability: Read replica in special regions with Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible ...

General availability: Azure SQL updates for late-January 2024

General Availability: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

Public preview: Azure SQL updates for late-January 2024

General availability: Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL Customer-managed keys (CMK)

Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.1.5

Released: Microsoft.Data.SqlClient 5.2 Preview 5

Azure SQL Managed Instance pools: new features

Invoking REST APIs with SQLCLR and Newtonsoft's Json.NET

QTip: Connect to Azure SQL DB using Entra SPN (service principal)

Podcast highlights on benchmarking Postgres performance, from Path To Citus Con Episode 11

Azure SQL DB license-free standby replica | Data Exposed

Save money with Arc SQL Server licensing - what you need to know | Data Exposed

How to Change Collation of an Azure SQL Managed Instance When There Are Dependency Errors

January 2024 Recap: Azure PostgreSQL Flexible Server

How to create linked servers from SQL managed instance using Entra Authentication (part 1)

 

Developer Tools

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

CAST - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

Azure Migrate - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

UnifyCloud - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

Infra in Azure for Developers - The How (Part 2)

Autogen: Microsoft’s Open-Source Tool for Streamlining Development

Release Radar · January 2024 Edition

Dev Tunnels: A Game Changer for Mobile Developers

Generally available: Up to 50 test fail criteria in Azure Load Testing

Introducing the SharePoint Embedded Visual Studio Code extension

 

DevOps

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

Customer Success: Meesho’s GenAI Approach with Github Enterprise and GitHub CoPilot

 

Hybrid

Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

Azure Arc Enabled Servers (ESU) - BackBilling

AKS enabled by Azure Arc is now available on Azure Stack HCI 23H2

Uploading files from IOT edge using Azure ARC Managed Identity

Save money with Arc SQL Server licensing - what you need to know | Data Exposed

Troubleshooting Azure Stack HCI 23H2 Preview Deployments

Possible MAC address assignment strategies for tenant VMs running on Stack-HCI environment

Generally Available: Azure Stack HCI latest feature release

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI now available!

Announcing HCIBox support for Azure Stack HCI 23H2

 

Identity

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

QTip: Connect to Azure SQL DB using Entra SPN (service principal)

Introducing More Granular Certificate-Based Authentication Configuration in Conditional Access

 

Integration

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

Azure Logic App workflow (Standard) Resubmit and Retry

Azure Logic Apps : HTTP Request OR Custom Connector

Logic Apps Aviators Newsletter - February 2024

Generally available: Support for up to 100 TB of storage for the FHIR service

Announcing the availability of TLS 1.3 in Azure API Management in Preview

 

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

Use Streaming Ingestion to Azure Data Explorer with Azure Stream Analytics

 Uploading files from IOT edge using Azure ARC Managed Identity

 

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

Announcing General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API

Public Preview: Azure Monitor introduces Prometheus community recommended alerts

Azure Monitor- Announcing General Availability of Azure Monitor Metrics Data Plane API

Course Blueprint

Migrating from the Azure MMA to AMA Agent

Microsoft Cost Management updates—January 2024

Introducing Azure Verified Modules!

Monitoring for an Azure Server Going Offline

Improved exports experience

Public Preview: Azure Business Continuity Center is now available in all regions

Enabling data clean rooms with confidential computing

New on Azure Marketplace: January 19-25, 2024

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

Harness the Power of the Migration Service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Get started with Azure partner-led offerings: Azure Migrate and Modernize, and Azure Innovate.

Azure Migrate - Modernizing your .NET apps to Windows containers on Azure Kubernetes Services

 

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

Transitioning Smoothly from Twilio to Azure Communication Services

Dev Tunnels: A Game Changer for Mobile Developers

Enhance your indoor maps with real-time map feature styling

 

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: ExpressRoute guided portal experience for multi-site resiliency

Azure Virtual Network Manager security admin rule generally available in 30 regions

Azure Virtual Network Manager topology view now generally available

Virtual Network Gateway in Virtual Hub and BGP IP NAT

SDN: Migrating from Rest Name to Static IP | Remove worries of DNS!

Improvements to configuring networking in Azure portal

 

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

Become a Microsoft Unified SOC Platform Ninja

Enable your key business needs within Microsoft Sentinel with step-by-step guidance

Learn more about LinkedIn Smart Link Phish Campaigns

Monthly news - February 2024

About Setting Auto-labeling with match SITs

What's New: CrowdStrike Falcon Data Replicator V2 Data Connector is now Generally Available!

Bridging the Gap Between Code and Cloud with Defender for Cloud

 

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

Announcing the general availability of NFS Azure file share snapshots

AzCopy support for Entra ID authentication

Announcing the Public Preview of Metadata Caching for Azure Premium SMB File Shares

Reflecting on 2023—Azure Storage

Azure Ultra Disk Storage is now available in Canada East

Mount Azure Storage as a local share in App Service Linux Now supports NFS

 

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

Transitioning Smoothly from Twilio to Azure Communication Services

Seeking Insights on Marketing/Campaign Emails with Azure Communication Services

A Glimpse into the Future: The Sidecar Pattern on Linux App Service

App Service Environment v1 and v2 will be retired on 31 August 2024

Troubleshooting Guide: Resolving Azure App Services Image Pull Issues from Azure Container Registry

Mount Azure Storage as a local share in App Service Linux Now supports NFS

Enhance your indoor maps with real-time map feature styling

 

Azure Virtual Desktop

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

Why Azure Image Builder - Getting Started

Azure Virtual Desktop for Azure Stack HCI now available!

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