Microsoft has been busy springing up new updates for both Azure Architecture Center and Azure Security Center. OneDrive Sync receives Admin Reports capabilities now in public preview. Azure Hybrid benefits are further being extended for Linux and a corresponding Linux on Azure Microsoft Learn Module of the week is ready to be reviewed on this week's AzUpdate.
The Azure Architecture Center (AAC) helps you design, build, and operate solutions on Azure. The guidance is based on all aspects of building for the cloud, such as operations, security, reliability, performance, and cost optimization.
Microsoft has released three new documentation updates this week which would be of interest to IT Professionals:
In April 2021, the following generally available updates and enhancements were made to Azure Security Center:
The following public preview updates and enhancements made to Azure Security Center for April 2021 include:
Microsoft recently announced Azure Hybrid Benefit for Linux, extending the ability to easily migrate RHEL and SLES servers to Azure beyond existing pay-as-you-go instances to include support for Azure Reserved Instance (RI) and virtual machine scale set (VMSS). While previous Bring-Your-Own-Subscription cloud migration options available to Red Hat and SUSE customers allowed them to use their pre-existing RHEL and SLES subscriptions in the cloud, Azure Hybrid Benefit for Linux improves upon this with several capabilities unique to Azure making enterprise Linux cloud migration even easier than before.
More informations surrounding the announcement can be found here: Azure Hybrid Benefit for Linux
OneDrive Sync Admin Reports in Microsoft 365 Apps admin center provides more visibility into who in your organization is running the OneDrive Sync client and any errors they might be experiencing. Having insights into what’s happening with OneDrive Sync across your organization can help you proactively reach out to educate people to resolve common issues and improve user experience to help increase OneDrive adoption.
More information can be found here: OneDrive Sync Admin Reports
Microsoft Australia Security Skills Bootcamp (free, online) 17-21 May
This comprehensive learning path reviews deployment and management of Linux on Azure. Learn about cloud computing concepts, Linux IaaS and PaaS solutions and benefits and Azure cloud services. Discover how to migrate and extend your Linux-based workloads on Azure with improved scalability, security, and privacy.
This learning path should be explored alongside the Azure Fundamentals part 1: Describe core Azure concepts learning path. If you're new to cloud computing, consider taking the first learning path in the Azure Fundamentals 6-part learning path series first.
Learn more here: Linux on Azure
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