Month Presenter(s) Topic
January 2019 Gayatri Guru Sneak Peek into Azure Billing API
February 2019 Alex Apergis / Josh Hurn Life in CloudOps
March 2019 Valeriia Savenko Azure IoT 101
April 2019 COVID19 Isolation
May 2019 Jernej Kavka From Paper to Power using Azure Form Recognition
June 2019 Todd Whitehead Best of Build 2020
July 2019 Bill Chesnut Azure Application Insights for Developers
August 2019 TBA
December 2019 Various UNCONVENTION NIGHT!
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Memory-optimized Azure VM’s (GA)
2nd generation Intel Xeon Platinum 8272CL (Cascade Lake)
Runs at a base speed of 2.5GHz and can achieve all-core turbo frequency of 3.4GHz.
The new virtual machine (VM) sizes deliver up to roughly 20 percent CPU performance improvement
compared to their predecessors, the Dv3 and Ev3 VM families.
Rules Engine for Azure Front Door and Azure CDN (GA)
Effective today, you will be able to:
create up to 25 rules per configuration,
for a total of 10 configurations,
giving you the ability to create a total of 250 rules across your Azure Front Door.
Enforce HTTPS, HSTS, X-XSS-Protection, Content-Security-Policy, X-Frame-Options, CORS headers.
Requests Routeing, redirect capabilities to return 301, 302, 307, and 308Rewrite the request URL
path and forward the request to the appropriate backend in your configured backend pool.
Optimize media delivery to tune the caching configuration based on file type or content path
There remains no additional charge for Azure Front Door Rules Engine.
Azure Firewall Manager(GA)
Azure Firewall Manager is a security management service that provides central security policy and route
management for cloud-based security perimeters.
Threat intelligence-based filtering
Integration of third-party SECaaS partners
Support for DNS proxy, custom DNS & FQDN filtering in network
Hub Virtual Network
Forced tunneling support for
Secure virtual hubs
Firewall for east-west traffic
Multiple public IP addresses
Azure Firewall features
• Custom DNS support now in preview.
• DNS Proxy support now in preview.
• FQDN filtering in network rules now in preview.
• IP Groups now generally available.
• AKS FQDN tag now generally available.
• Azure Firewall is now HIPAA compliant.
Azure Maps Power BI visual (Preview)
This initial release includes the following visualization layers:
3D bar chart layer
Custom tile layer
Real-time traffic overlay
Azure Files support and new updates in advanced
threat protection for Azure Storage
When unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit your storage accounts security alerts
are integrated with Azure Security Centre and are also sent via email to subscription administrators.
Azure Australia Slack Team!
On Demand Training - Updates
•Introduction to Azure
•Create Serverless Logic with Azure Functions
•Designing a Hybrid Cloud in Azure
•Docker for Web Developers
•Azure AD for Developers
•Azure For AWS Experts
•Deploying Hybrid Identitity Solutions Using Azure AD
•Monitoring Apps with Application Insights
Best of Build 2020
Speaker: Bill Chesnut
Bill Chesnut will show Developers how to setup Application Insights for
their API Management, Azure Functions and Azure App Services,
including both logging, telemetry and application map. Bill will also show
how to use Application Insights Live Metrics for real-time monitoring and
debugging. Application Insights is part of the more extensive Azure
Monitor offering; Bill will demonstrate some of the typical queries you
might need and how to leverage them for alerting and dashboards.