Episode 442 - Azure IP Services

by Evan Basalik October 18, 2022


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Episode 441 - Databricks Accelerator for Azure Purview

by Evan Basalik October 12, 2022

The team catches up with the developers of the Databricks Accelerator for Azure Purview to learn when, where, and why you might use it.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode441.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/W9Dyb6E5eKk


The Databricks to Purview Solution Accelerator Repo: microsoft/Purview-ADB-Lineage-Solution-Accelerator: A connector to ingest Azure Databricks lineage into Microsoft Purview (github.com)

Demo Deployment Quickstart: Purview-ADB-Lineage-Solution-Accelerator/deploy-demo.md at release/2.1 · microsoft/Purview-ADB-Lineage-Solution-Accelerator (github.com)

YouTube Video overview: Demoing the Azure Databricks lineage solution accelerator in Microsoft Purview - YouTube

The OpenLineage Repo: OpenLineage/OpenLineage: An Open Standard for lineage metadata collection (github.com)

OpenLineage + Purview Blog: Microsoft Purview Accelerates Lineage Extraction from Azure Databricks | OpenLineage


Other updates:

Public preview: 128 vCore option for Azure SQL Database standard-series hardware | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure - 415 GB of memory


Azure Basic Load Balancer will be retired on 30 September 2025—upgrade to Standard Load Balancer | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure




Azure Machine Learning—General availability updates for September 2022 | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Azure Machine Learning—Public preview updates for September 2022 | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Public preview: Azure Firewall Basic | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure  designed for SMB ; cost effective SKU



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Episode 440 - Azure and SAP - Better Together!

by Evan Basalik September 29, 2022

The team catches up with Holger Bruchelt to get an update SAP and why we now say "SAP and Azure" and not "SAP on Azure"


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode440.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/T70PrDkSQvI


https://microsoft.com/SAP - Overall picture at SAP on Azure

https://aka.ms/acss - This is THE central entry point for Azure Center for SAP Solutions

Overview and architecture of the SAP CDC capabilities (preview) - Azure Data Factory – this is the new SAP CDC Connector for ADF

https://youtube.com/SAPonAzure - our YouTube channel for SAP on Azure 


Other updates:

Public preview: Customer initiated storage account conversion | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Microsoft Ignite - Oct 12-14th, UK will have some in person element in Manchester this year, and local events will also take place in France, Germany, Latin America, Japan and China;  Showcase of the latest innovations from Microsoft and partners.




Netapp Files now available in Korea South, Sweden Central

Cross-region replication now in Korea Central/south, North Central US, East US 2, France Central and West Europe;

Backup feature in public preview now expanded to SE Asia, UK South

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-unmanaged-disks-will-be-retired-on-30-september-2025/  Managed disks have now been available for several years (2017), and unmanaged discs are being retired - so you need to migrate before 30 sept 2025.  Advantages of managed discs include reliability, scalability, capacity, bursting, shared discs, etc.


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Episode 439 - APIM Self Hosted Gateway V2

by Kendall Roden September 25, 2022

Kendall and Sujit talk to Tom Kerkhove again, now a Senior Software Engineer in the Azure team and still the maintainer of KEDA. He gives us insights into the new API Management Self Hosted Gateway V2 option, which allows customers to host API Management capabilities in other clouds and on-premises with many more deployment options.

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode439.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/qgtnKyIeyqU














Other updates:



General availability: Standard network features for Azure NetApp Files | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Virtual datacenter tour | Azure global infrastructure experience (microsoft.com)


Generally available: Resizing of peered virtual networks | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


API Server VNet Integration in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) - Azure Kubernetes Service | Microsoft Learn

Public preview: Operation abort | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


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Episode 438 - Azure NAT Gateway

by Evan Basalik September 14, 2022

The team catches up with Aimee Littleton, PM on the Azure Networking team, to learn more about NAT Gateway and when customers should be using it. Short answer = whenever you have outbound network connectivity as part of your workload!


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode438.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/cmU5hNEISlg


What is Azure Virtual Network NAT? | Microsoft Docs

Dive deep into NAT gateway’s SNAT port behavior | Azure Blog and Updates | Microsoft Azure


Other Updates:

General availability: Azure Communication Services support for Teams identities | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


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Episode 437 - Azure CXP CRE Low Code Automation

by Evan Basalik September 6, 2022

James Tabor from the Azure CXP CRE (Customer Reliability Engineering) team shares how he improves team productivity by building Power Platform Apps and gives us tips and tricks to get us started on the same journey.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode437.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/_t6BIh-9vHI


Other Updates:

Public preview: Ephemeral OS disks supports host-based encryption using customer managed key | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Generally available: Live resize for Premium SSD and Standard SSD Disk Storage | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure



Elevate your visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana—now generally available



Microsoft Cost Management updates – August 2022



Azure private MEC—A thriving partner ecosystem



Azure Virtual Machines with Ampere Altra Arm–based processors—generally available




Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache | Microsoft Docs

Public preview: App Configuration references for App Service and Azure Functions | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Generally available: Azure Functions extension for Event Grid blob trigger | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


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Episode 436 - App Services on Kestrel

by Evan Basalik August 28, 2022

The team catches up with Byron Tardif from the App Services team to learn about App Services' migration to Kestrel+YARP (Yet Another Reverse Proxy)


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode436.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/OuPj4RAGDLQ


A Heavy Lift: Bringing Kestrel + YARP to Azure App Services - .NET Blog (microsoft.com)

gRPC support on App Service now in Public Preview - Azure App Service


Submit App Services ideas at Web Apps · Community (azure.com)




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Episode 435 - HPC on Azure

by Evan Basalik August 20, 2022

The team catches up with Bill Paxson and Rob Futrick to learn about Azure HPC and the unique way in which the Microsoft Support team is supports HPC customers



Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode435.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/1y1iDUvx75A


High-performance computing (HPC) on Azure - Azure Architecture Center | Microsoft Docs

High Performance Computing – HPC | Microsoft Azure



Other updates:

Monday, August 15, 2022

9:00 PM

Use Container Storage Interface (CSI) driver for Azure Blob storage on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) - Azure Kubernetes Service | Microsoft Docs



Azure Data Explorer: Log and telemetry analytics benchmark



Announcing Microsoft Dev Box Preview




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Episode 434 - Azure Traffic Manager

by Evan Basalik August 11, 2022

Evan and Cynthia speak with Abhishek Tiwari, Director of Software Engineering about the diverse types of situations traffic manager can be used in, how Microsoft has built a service to support 100% SLA, and how traffic manager can even be leveraged as part of a cloud modernization effort in a hybrid scenario. 

Media File: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode434.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/NhuJlK_vOEs


What is Traffic Manager?

How Traffic Manager Works

Traffic Manager routing methods


Review and remove AAD inactive users in Public Preview

Public preview: Azure Dedicated Host restart

General availability: Azure App Service Environment v3 support for custom domain suffix


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Episode 433 - Azure Relay Service

by Sujit D'Mello August 4, 2022


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