Proactive: Azure Blogs - Articles from 30-Oct-2023 to 5-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

Make Azure AI Real: Apply Azure AI Services for Vision and Florence to your image data

Generative AI for Beginners - A 12-Lesson Course

Accelerate your adoption of Business Applications Copilot and its AI features

Create a Simple Speech REST API with Azure AI Speech Services

Expansion of AI Observed at Castle Camp 2023

Teach ChatGPT to Answer Questions: Using Azure Cognitive Search & Azure OpenAI Services

ChatGPT and Beyond: Exploring the language model to build an intelligent search

Introducing 7 new realistic AI voices optimized for conversations in 7 languages for public preview

Running HPC and AI workloads in containers in Azure

Leveraging OpenAI and Azure Integration Services: A Unified Approach

Securing Cloud Resources: Assessing Internet Exposure for Enhanced Defense and Risk Management

Delivering Cutting-Edge AI Solutions to US Government

 

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

Part 5 – Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to Boosting Your Data Ingestion Process

Step-by-Step Guide for Building Metadata Driven Pipelines in Microsoft Fabric

 

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

Azure VMware Solution was approved and added to the FedRAMP HIGH Authorization for Azure Government

SAP on Azure Product Announcements Summary – SAP TechEd 2023

Increased security and resiliency of Canonical workloads on Azure - now in preview

First Party Services Adoption for Migrated Virtual Machines via Azure Policy

Latency metrics for disks and performance metrics for temporary disks on Azure Virtual Machines

Microsoft Defender for Cloud latest protection against sophisticated abuse of Azure VM Extensions

First Party Services Adoption for Migrated Virtual Machines via Azure Policy

 

Containers

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

Tutorial:A graceful process to develop and deploy Docker Containers to Azure with Visual Studio Code

Intelligent App Chronicles for Healthcare: Where to run containers in Azure!

Running HPC and AI workloads in containers in Azure

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

How to create an AKS cluster with Azure Managed Prometheus and Azure Managed Grafana via Bicep

How to choose the right network plugin for your AKS cluster: A flowchart guide

AKS Cost Analysis: an Azure-native cost visibility experience built on the OpenCost project

Preview: Azure Container Storage in AKS

Increased security and resiliency of Canonical workloads on Azure - now in preview

 

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

Scenarios with private endpoints to Azure SQL Managed Instance

Release: Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio v1.4.11

Trying out MongoDB with EF Core using Testcontainers

Lesson Learned #450: Automating Alert Notifications for Query Data Store Usage in Azure SQL Database

Entra Authentication for Replication in Arc-enabled SQL Server 2022 CU 6 in Public Preview

Fetching JSON object from Cosmos DB in Azure Synapse Studio fails

Deploying availability groups for SQL Server with HPE Serviceguard for Linux - The Ansible Way!!

Azure DMS statement replication support for MySQL v8.0 workloads (Preview)

 

Developer Tools

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

PowerShell 7.4 Release Candidate 1

.NET 8 Performance Improvements in .NET MAUI

A new F# compiler feature: graph-based type-checking

Leveraging AI to empower all developers at GitHub Universe 2023

What’s new with identity in .NET 8

The convenience of System.IO

Supercharging Your Data Science Projects with GitHub Tools

 

DevOps

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

Azure DevOps Workload Identity Federation

Release Radar · Hacktoberfest 2023 Edition

Azure DevOps Server 2022.1 RC2 now available

Azure Boards + GitHub Integration Improvements

Introduction to GitOps on Azure using Argo CD

Introducing the GitHub transparency center

Diversity, inclusion, and belonging at GitHub in 2023

Git Partial Clone Now Supported in Azure DevOps

GitHub Game Off 2023 theme announcement

Celebrating the first round of GitHub Accelerator and what’s next

Leveraging AI to empower all developers at GitHub Universe 2023

 

Hybrid

Covering: Microsoft Azure Stack, Azure Arc

Entra Authentication for Replication in Arc-enabled SQL Server 2022 CU 6 in Public Preview

 

Identity

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

Simplified deployment with Defender for Identity

3 hybrid environment identity protection challenges and how to apply Azure Active Directory

Entra Authentication for Replication in Arc-enabled SQL Server 2022 CU 6 in Public Preview

Microsoft Entra ID Governance licensing for business guests

 

Integration

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

Navigating Service End-of-Life Transitions

A Guide to Creating a Copy of an API Management Instance

Logic Apps Aviators Newsletter - November 2023

Azure Integration Services Day

Leveraging OpenAI and Azure Integration Services: A Unified Approach

Upcoming TLS 1.3 on Azure App Service for Web Apps, Functions, and Logic Apps Update

Azure API Management OAuth Reverse Proxy

 

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

Enterprise IoT security with Defender for IoT now included in Microsoft 365 E5 and E5 Security plans

 

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: Azure Change Tracking & Inventory using Azure Monitor agent (AMA)

Exploring an Automated Testing Strategy for Infrastructure as Code

New Managed Application deployment architectures

New on Azure Marketplace: October 21-27, 2023

Simplification & Alignment in Marketplace Rewards

Ability to add dynamic values in Alert’s custom fields

Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus is available in 7 additional Azure regions

Detailed CSP to EA Migration guidance and crucial considerations

 

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

Release: Azure SQL Migration extension for Azure Data Studio v1.4.11

 

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

General availability: Default Rule Set 2.1 for regional WAF with Application Gateway

Mission-critical content upload using Azure FrontDoor and Azure Blob Storage

Public preview: Application Gateway IPv6 support

 

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

Complete the new 30 Days to Learn It Challenge and explore the new trainings in Security

Simplified deployment with Defender for Identity

From classroom to cyberfront: Unlocking the potential of the next generation of cyber defenders 

E2E Bootstrap Solution for Malicious File Scanning Using Microsoft Defender for Storage in Azure

Public preview: Application Gateway IPv6 support

Microsoft Defender for Cloud latest protection against sophisticated abuse of Azure VM Extensions

Announcing Microsoft Secure Future Initiative to advance security engineering

 

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

Mission-critical content upload using Azure FrontDoor and Azure Blob Storage

TLS 1.2 to become the minimum TLS version for Azure Storage

Generally available: Azure Premium SSD v2 Disk Storage is now available in more regions

Azure Storage TLS changes: Intermediate certificate renewals

E2E Bootstrap Solution for Malicious File Scanning Using Microsoft Defender for Storage in Azure

Azure Elastic SAN expanding Enterprise Storage Capabilities

Preview: Azure Container Storage in AKS

General Availability: Azure Advisor recommendation improves the reliability of Azure Disks with Zone...

Azure Container Storage Preview Updates now available

Azure Elastic SAN updates: Private Endpoints & Shared Volumes

Azure Elastic SAN Preview Updates

 

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

HCLTech and Microsoft drive intelligent B2C communications for the enterprise

Announcing App Service Multi-plan subnet join

Your guide to the Azure app innovation experience at Microsoft Ignite 2023

WordPress on Azure AppService - Set up staging environments

 

Azure Virtual Desktop

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

Announcing the new Azure Virtual Desktop Web Client User Interface

New on Azure Marketplace: October 21-27, 2023

Announcing General Availability of the new Azure Virtual Desktop Web Client User Interface

Version 1.2.4763 of the Windows Desktop client for AVD released last week to all Insiders!

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