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General News

8/17/2017,
Azure Service Bus .NET Standard client is generally available. With it comes support for .NET Core and the .NET framework. And as mentioned in an earlier post it also supports Mono/Xamarin for cross-platform application development. This is only the start of greater things to come. Here is a full list of the supported platforms. Ours will be .NET Standard version 1.3. Service Bus .NET Samples We have queue, topic, and session samples to get you going and we'll be adding more samples over time. For now try out a sample or two from this list: Sample for sending and...
8/17/2017,
The Azure Service Bus team is extremely excited to announce general availability of our Java client library version 1.0.0. It allows customers to enjoy a solid Java experience with Azure Service Bus as it comes complete with native functionality. Want to use the native client to send scheduled messages? No problem. Want to use sessions on Standard and Premium plans to keep your messages in order? Sure thing. We had a number of organizations and individuals motivating us to get this out the door. Thank you to them for the patience and the push! Our Java client (Java 8) is also now...
Categories: Azure - Service Bus - Java
8/17/2017,
We’re excited to announce the public preview availability of Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL in India data centers (Central and West India). The availability of Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL services in India provides app developers the ability to choose from an even wider number of geographies, and deploy their favorite database on Azure, without the complexity of managing and administering the databases. The Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL, built using community edition of MySQL and PostgreSQL database offers built-in high availability,...
8/17/2017,
We are pleased to announce the availability of Imanis Data on Azure. Azure HDInsight is the industry leading fully-managed cloud Apache Hadoop & Spark offering, which allows customers to run reliable open source analytics with an industry-leading SLA. Imanis Data provides data management software that allows users to migrate data and add backup and restore functionality for their big data applications. This combined offering of Imanis Data on HDInsight and integration with Azure Blob Storage and Data Lake Store enables customers to migrate to cloud faster, protect critical data assets...
8/17/2017,
Azure Analysis Services now supports the shared On-Premises Data Gateway which is used with Power BI, Flow, Logic Apps, and PowerApps. This has been a top ask in our user feedback. The shared gateway allows you to associate many services to one gateway or you can continue to use a dedicated gateway. With the shared gateway, managing connectivity is much easier. For example, you can configure multiple Azure Analysis Services servers to use the same gateway just by associating each one to the same gateway. To use the shared gateway, the first step is to setup the On-Premises Data...
8/17/2017,
As customers increase their deployed applications in Azure, we are seeing a growing interest in DevOps tooling on Azure. We also see customers looking to deploy applications across multiple environments, including hybrid and multi-cloud deployments while using the same tooling and enabling the same DevOps experiences. In order to meet these growing needs, I am excited to announce that we are greatly increasing our investment in Terraform, partnering closely with HashiCorp, a well-known voice in the DevOps and cloud infrastructure management space. Our partnership with HashiCorp goes...
Categories: Azure - DevOps
8/16/2017
The AzureCAT Patterns & Practices team has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running a high availability SharePoint Server 2016 farm in Azure.
Categories: Azure - SharePoint - Architecture
8/16/2017
The AzureCAT Patterns & Practices team has published a new reference architecture for deploying and running SAP NetWeaver and SAP HANA on Azure.
Categories: Azure - SAP - Architecture
8/16/2017, Ben Kliger
Azure Security Center just released a new Just-In-Time (JIT) VM Access mechanism. JIT VM Access, now in public preview, significantly reduces your exposure to attacks by enabling you to deny persistent access while providing controlled, audited access to VMs when needed.
8/16/2017
Today, I am excited to announce that we are making event-based and serverless applications even easier to build on Azure. Azure Event Grid is a fully-managed event routing service and the first of its kind.
Categories: Azure - Event Grid
8/15/2017
We’ve written in the past about how Azure Security Center helps detect malicious activity on compromised VMs, including a post detailing a Bitcoin mining attack and one on an outbound DDoS attack. In many cases, attackers use a set of malicious tools to carry out these and other actions on a...
8/15/2017
Back in May this year we announced the public preview of Azure Cloud Shell. If you haven’t tried it out yet, Azure Cloud Shell gives you a new way to manage your resources in the Cloud. It’s a browser-based shell experience, which means it’s accessible from virtually anywhere. It authenticates...
8/15/2017
Today we are announcing the release of several updates to Time Series Insights based on customer feedback. Time Series Insights is a fully-managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyze billions of IoT events simultaneously.
8/15/2017
Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. With the introduction of Azure Stack, we’re adding a new Azure job role – Azure Stack Operator.
Categories: Azure - Azure Stack
8/15/2017
SQL Data Warehouse is a fully managed, petabyte-scale cloud service for data warehousing. SQL Data Warehouse is highly elastic, enabling you to provision in minutes and scale capacity in seconds. With the public preview release of Replicated tables, the ability to reason over large amounts of...
8/14/2017
This article will explain the basics of Backup and Disaster Recovery considerations for IaaS VMs and Disks in Azure.
Categories: Azure - Azure Backup - Disk Storage
8/14/2017
I am delighted that Microsoft Azure will be expanding into two new regions in Australia. This increases the number of Azure regions announced across the globe to 42, which is more than any other major cloud provider. Microsoft will become the first major cloud provider to offer regions...
Categories: Azure - Microsoft Azure

Updates and Roadmap

8/17/2017 - Service Updates
Recent updates have added new capabilities to Azure Data Catalog to deliver support for relationships between registered data assets, and discovering related data assets in the Data Catalog portal.
8/17/2017 - Service Updates
Recent Batch updates for rendering, job task counts, and exposing ports on pool nodes.
Categories: Azure - IaaS - Azure Batch - Batch - Service Update

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