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Microsoft Azure News - 2019 January

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Monthly new roundup as delivered by Damien Berry to the Brisbane Azure User Group

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Microsoft Azure News - 2019 January

  1. 1. @BrisbaneAzureUG meetup.com/Brisbane-Azure-User-Group
  2. 2. Microsoft Azure News January 2019
  3. 3. sponsorship
  4. 4. Upcoming Presentations Month Presenter(s) Topic December 2018 Various UNCONVENTION 2018.1 January 2019 Heinrich Braasch Low-and-slow Weber control from anywhere in the world using Azure IOT February 2019 March 2019 April 2019 May 2019 June 2019 July 2019 August 2019 September 2019 October 2019 November 2019 Got Topic? Send message on Meetup or email baug@outlook.com.au
  5. 5. Neural network text-to-speech – (Preview) https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/microsoft-previews-neural-network-text-to-speech/ Speech Service, part of Azure Cognitive Services now offers a neural network-powered text-to-speech capability. The voices sound more robust and natural across a wider variety of user scenarios, achieved by harnessing the following: • A large supervised training with transfer learning across diverse speakers • More features from unsupervised pretraining • Added robust neural model design Meet Jessa and Guy. Hear what they sound like.
  6. 6. (TDE) with customer managed keys for Managed Instance – (Preview) • TDE with BYOK support has been generally available for single databases and elastic pools since April 2018. • Now, public preview of Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) with Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) support for Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/announcing-transparent-data-encryption-tde-with-customer-managed-keys-for- managed-instance/
  7. 7. Azure Monitor for containers (GA) • Multi-cluster view – You often have multiple AKS clusters to manage. Wouldn’t it be great to view and manage all your clusters together? https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/azure-monitor-for-containers-now-generally-available/
  8. 8. Azure Monitor for containers (GA) • Drill down further into AKS cluster with Performance Grid view – From the node view tab, you can easily spot the noisy neighbour issue on the pod and drill further to see the controller it is part of. You can further see the controller limits, request setting, and actual usage to determine if you have configured your controller correctly. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/azure-monitor-for-containers-now-generally-available/
  9. 9. Azure Monitor for containers (GA) • Live debugging – With live logs you get a real time, live stream of your container logs directly in your Azure portal. You can pause the live stream and search within the log file for errors or issues. Unlike the Azure Monitor logs, the live stream data is ephemeral and is meant for real time troubleshooting. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/azure-monitor-for-containers-now-generally-available/
  10. 10. Static websites on Azure Storage (GA) • Static websites refer to websites that can be loaded and served statically from a pre-defined set of files. You can now build a static website using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files that are hosted on Azure Storage. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/static-websites-on-azure-storage-now-generally-available/
  11. 11. Virtual Network Service Endpoints for serverless messaging and big data (GA) This feature adds to the security and control Azure customers have over their cloud environments. Now, traffic from your virtual network to your Azure Service Bus Premium namespaces and Standard and Dedicated Azure Event Hubs namespaces can be kept secure from public Internet access and completely private on the Azure backbone network. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/virtual-network-service-endpoints-for-serverless-messaging-and-big-data/
  12. 12. Azure Functions now supported as a step in Azure Data Factory pipelines https://azure.microsoft.com/en-au/blog/azure-functions-now-supported-as-a-step-in-azure-data-factory-pipelines/
  13. 13. https://www.microsoftevents.com/profile/form/index.cfm?PKformID=0x5629549f3d8&ls=Website&lsd=AzureWebsite Monday, February 11, 2019 Microsoft Brisbane Level 28, 400 George Street Brisbane
  14. 14. Azure Australia Slack Team! http://bit.ly/az-aus-slack
  15. 15. BAUG You-Tube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXXg1EGqKoX4Gg9g9_KSgtw/videos PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!!
  16. 16. BAUG You-Tube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXXg1EGqKoX4Gg9g9_KSgtw/videos PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!!
  17. 17. On Demand Training - Updates mva.microsoft.com •Dev/Test in the Cloud •Getting Started with the Internet of Things (IoT) www.pluralsight.com •Designing a Hybrid Cloud in Azure •Docker for Web Developers •Azure AD for Developers www.opsgility.com •Azure For AWS Experts •Deploying Hybrid Identitity Solutions Using Azure AD •Monitoring Apps with Application Insights
  18. 18. Low-and-slow Weber control from anywhere in the world using Azure IOT An electronic engineer who has edged towards System Engineering and Project Management throughout the years. Electronics is still his hobby and he is using IOT technologies to keep his hand in and maybe come across a killer app one day. Heinrich Braasch

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