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Azure News from the week of May 7

Episode 61 – Listener Question: Cloud File Shares
In Episode 61, Scott and Ben dive into a listener question on the various options for cloud-based file shares, including SharePoint Online and Azure Files. Increase in SharePoint Online storage allocation Announcing New OneDrive for…
The post Episode 61 – Listener Question: Cloud File Shares appeared first on Microsoft Cloud IT Pro Podcast.
Read the Full Article Here: https://www.msclouditpropodcast.com/episode61/

Blazing fast data warehousing with Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Today, we announced general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) Compute Optimized Gen2 tier, the new generation of Azure SQL DW. Azure SQL DW is a fast, flexible, and secure cloud…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/blazing-fast-data-warehousing-with-sql-data-warehouse-gen2/

Introducing Gen 2 Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Read the Full Article Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ap8I3UZonzI

Write Accelerator for M-Series virtual machines now generally available
We are excited to announce the general availability of a new feature for Azure virtual machines (VMs) called Write Accelerator! Write Accelerator is a new disk capability that offers customers…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/write-accelerator-for-m-series-virtual-machines-now-generally-available/

Azure.Source – Volume 29
Keep current on what’s happening in Azure, including what’s now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-source-volume-29/

AzCopy on Linux now generally available
Today we are announcing the general availability release of AzCopy on Linux, a data transfer utility for Azure Storage. This release brings new and enhanced features, as well as performance improvements thanks to the feedback we received during the preview.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azcopy-on-linux-now-generally-availble/

Secure credential management for ETL workloads using Azure Key Vault and Data Factory
Secure credential management is essential to protect data in the cloud. With Azure Key Vault, you can encrypt keys and small secrets like passwords that use keys stored in hardware security modules (…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/secure-credential-management-for-etl-workloads-using-azure-data-factory-and-azure-key-vault/

Global VNet Peering now generally available
Today, I am thrilled to announce the general availability of Global VNet Peering in all Azure public regions, empowering you to take the ease, simplicity, and isolation of VNet peering to the next…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/global-vnet-peering-now-generally-available/

Monitor Microsoft peering in ExpressRoute with Network Performance Monitor – public preview
We are excited to announce the public preview of Network Performance Monitor’s (NPM) new capability to monitor Microsoft peering in ExpressRoute…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/monitor-microsoft-peering-in-expressroute-with-network-performance-monitor-public-preview/

Azure Marketplace new offers: April 1–15
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. From April 1st to 15th, 20 new offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-marketplace-new-offers-for-april-1-15/

Azure Weekly: May 1, 2018 – Build Conference Next Week!
Do you find it difficult to keep up-to-date on the frequent updates and changes in the Microsoft Azure cloud? If so, Build Azure Weekly is the solution you’ve been looking for! Build Azure Weekly is a weekly newsletter that includes all the latest Microsoft Azure Service Updates from the week in addition to links to many other blog articles, podcasts and […]
Read the Full Article Here: https://buildazure.com/2018/05/01/azure-weekly-may-1-2018-build-conference-next-week/

Monitor your ADFS sign-in activity using Azure AD Connect Health’s risky IP reports
Howdy folks! Many of our customers use Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) to sign into Office 365 and other cloud and on-premises apps secured by Azure AD. ADFS proxy servers are often deployed to enable users to sign in from outside the corporate network. In a previous blog post, we talked about the kinds of Read more
Read the Full Article Here: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2018/05/02/monitor-your-adfs-sign-in-activity-using-azure-ad-connect-healths-risky-ip-reports/

The Azure Cloud Collaboration Center: A First-of-Its Kind Facility
As businesses around the world continue to adopt Azure, it’s our mission to ensure our customers can trust our cloud.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/the-azure-cloud-collaboration-center-a-first-of-its-kind-facility/

General availability: Azure Storage metrics in Azure Monitor
Azure Storage metrics in Azure Monitor, which was previously in public preview, is now generally available.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-storage-metrics-in-azure-monitor-general-availability/

Announcing low-priority VMs on scale sets now in public preview
We are thrilled to announce the public preview of Low-priority Virtual Machines (VMs) on VM Scale Sets. Low-priority VMs allow users to run their workloads at a fraction of the price, enabling significant cost savings.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/low-priority-scale-sets/

Use Internal URLs to access apps from anywhere with our My Apps Sign-in Extension and the Azure AD Application Proxy
Hi Folks, I’m excited to share the news that your users can now access applications through internal URLs even when outside your corporate network by using the My Apps Secure Sign-in Extension for Azure AD . When a user types in a familiar shorthand URL such as https://traveldashboard, they can be redirected to the externally Read more
Read the Full Article Here: https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/enterprisemobility/2018/05/04/use-internal-urls-to-access-apps-from-anywhere-with-our-my-apps-sign-in-extension-and-the-azure-ad-application-proxy/

Azure M-series VMs are now SAP HANA certified
In December 2017, we announced general availability of the Azure M-series virtual machines (VM). These VMs host on the most powerful cloud hardware that is available across all public cloud providers.…
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-m-series-vms-are-now-sap-hana-certified/

Azure.Source – Volume 30
Keep current on what’s happening in Azure, including what’s now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
Read the Full Article Here: https://azure.microsoft.com/blog/azure-source-volume-30/

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