Episode 238 - Serial Console

by Evan Basalik July 21, 2018

Evan and Kendall talk to Craig Wiand, a Principal Engineer in the Azure team, about the new Serial Console feature available for VMs.

Craig Wiand

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode238.mp3


Other updates:


Azure Data Box Disk, an SSD-disk based option for offline data transfer to Azure, is now in preview.

In Azure SQL Database, auto-failover groups are now generally available. They extend active geo-replication with the following capabilities: 
• Geo-replication of a group of databases
• Transparent manual or automatic group failover
• Independent routing to secondary databases for load balancing of read-only workloads
For more information, see the blog post. 

From <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availablity-sql-database-auto-failover-groups/>




General availability: Azure DevOps Projects
Friday, July 13, 2018
Back in November, we introduced Azure DevOps Projects. It helps you get up and running with a full DevOps pipeline on Azure, from code through monitoring, in just a few minutes.
We've added services along the way and incorporated a lot of your feedback. It's now generally available.

Public Preview- Azure Monitor Container Health Monitoring Capability
We released a public preview of the Azure Monitor container health monitoring capability at the //build conference. The Azure Monitor container health capability enables you to track the health and performance of your Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster. Based on customer feedback, we're releasing new features and updates to onboarding and the portal experience.  

From <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/updatecontainerhealth71518/>


https://buildazure.com/2018/07/17/new-microsoft-azure-certification-paths-coming-in-2018/  - Kendall

Azure NetApp files now in public preview

From <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-netapp-files-now-in-public-preview/>

Microsoft has teamed up with NetApp to enable enterprises to overcome the challenge of deploying file-based workloads to the cloud. Today we're pleased to announce the public preview of Azure NetApp Files, an Azure native service powered by NetApp's leading ONTAP technology, which has been long trusted by enterprises to meet their requirements for performance, scalability, data management, security, and hybrid capability.

From <https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-netapp-files-now-in-public-preview/>

Pluralsite course on Kusto Query Language which is used for Azure services
Azure tips and tricks: https://www.michaelcrump.net/azure-tips-and-tricks-sorted-list/


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Episode 237 - DevOps with AKS

by Sujit D'Mello July 14, 2018

A great in-person discussion with two of my colleagues at Microsoft, Daniel Selman who is a Kubernetes Consultant and Razi Rais who focusses on DevOps and Blockchain. We talk about how a Developer can quickly go through the motions to package and deploy applications to AKS and monitor them as they run.

Media File: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode237.mp3

Their blog: http://www.razibinrais.com/k8s-devops-part-1/



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Episode 236 - Where to run my app?

by Sujit D'Mello July 4, 2018

Barry Luijbregts, a very well-known and respected Azure Developer, author and Pluralsight instructor, talks to us about the universal issue in Azure - which service should you use to run your app?

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode236.mp3

https://aka.ms/azurefordotnetdevs    Azure Quick Start Guide for .NET Developers
https://aka.ms/devsguide  The Developer’s Guide to Azure


Other updates:

Maven Plugin on Azure Web Apps





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Episode 235 - AI, Blockchain and Big Data discussion

by Cale Teeter June 29, 2018

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Episode 234 - Migrations

by Evan Basalik June 22, 2018

Longtime guest on the show, Bill Zack joins us along with colleague Aaron Ebertowski to talk about Azure Migrations.

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/episode234.mp3


Bill's Blog post: Is Azure Adoption too easy? https://cloudyinnashville.com/2018/03/11/is-azure-adoption-too-easy/


Other updates:

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) GA – New regions, more features, increased productivity

Event trigger based data integration with Azure Data Factory

Immutable storage for Azure Storage Blobs now in public preview

Disaster Recovery solution for Azure IaaS applications

Column-Level Security is now supported in Azure SQL Data Warehouse


CryptoKitties  https://twitter.com/Windozer/status/996196708374761473?s=17


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Episode 233 - Live from Build 2018 - Serverless & IoT with Jeff Hollan

by Evan Basalik June 14, 2018

In this last of the shows recorded by our team at BUILD 2018, the guys talk to Senior Azure PM Jeff Hollan on all things IoT & Serverless.

Jeff Hollan


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode233.mp3



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Episode 232 - Java on Azure

by Russell Young June 7, 2018

Continuing our sessions from BUILD 2018, here is a great discussion with Asir Selvasingh on running Java on Azure.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode232.mp3



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Episode 231 - IaaS VM options

by Cale Teeter June 1, 2018

Cynthia, Cale and Sujit chat about the plethora of IaaS VMs available and things to watch for when selecting the right VM SKU/Size.

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode231.mp3


Other updates:

3 reasons why Azure’s infrastructure is secure

Azure Security Center can identify attacks targeting Azure App Service applications

VNet service endpoints for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL in preview

Receiving and handling HTTP requests anywhere with the Azure Relay

New capabilities to enable robust GDPR compliance

VSTS Visualize Progress


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Episode 230 - Moving apps to Azure

by Russell Young May 24, 2018

 More goodness from BUILD 2018 - this time a great discussion with Paul Yuknewicz and Cesar De La Torre on moving apps to Azure


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode230.mp3


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Episode 229 - Live from Build with Jessica Deen

by Cale Teeter May 18, 2018


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