Cynthia Kreng, Kendall Roden, Cale Teeter, Evan Basalik, Russell Young & Sujit D'Mello work at Microsoft in the cloud and services area. They specialize in building and supporting enterprise apps and services that leverage the cloud.
Episode 403 - GitHub and Azure
Cynthia and Sujit talk to Gopinath C H about the synergies between GitHub and Azure for Enterprise and OSS developers. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode403.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/AOQtfVuxN6Y Resources: Other updates: Generate automated configuration files used with Terraform to automate provisioning and configuration on your Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL. General availability: Azure API Management updates- October 2021 https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-api-management-updates-october-2021/ https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-bindings-azure-sql https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/run-command https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/files-nfs-protocol
Episode 402 - Azure Chaos Studio
Cale, Sujit and Cynthia speak with Senior Program Manager John Engel-Kemnetz about Azure Chaos Studio, a new service announced during Ignite to help customers emulate chaos situations that applications might run into. John also gives us some insight into some approaches to take on testing both the application and the live site responses from the support teams. Media File: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode402.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/SxHe-XfM3Hg Resources: Getting Started - https://aka.ms/chaosstudiogetstarted Docs - https://aka.ms/AzureChaosStudio Blog Announcement - https://aka.ms/chaosstudioblog Updates: 5 reasons to attend the Azure IaaS Day digital event Discover what’s new to Microsoft database services—recap from Microsoft Ignite Azure high-performance computing at Supercomputing 2021 Azure App Service support for .Net 6 now generally available Preview: Pay-as-you-go plan for Power Apps Application Insights auto-instrumentation for .NET6 App Services
Episode 401 - Ignite 2021 Wrap-Up
Kendall, Evan and Sujit each discuss their favorite Azure announcements from Ignite 2021. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode401.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/6UjsEtzclJo Correction The new Dapr feature with AKS is actually considered an extension and there is new documentation around the add-on vs. extension model: Cluster extensions for Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) (preview) Resources: https://news.microsoft.com/ignite-november-2021-book-of-news/ DaprCon: DaprCon - YouTube
Episode 400 - A view from Azure's Core
On this special milestone of the Azure Podcast, we have none other than Girish Bablani, the CVP of Azure Core, to give us insights into the Core platform and provide some perspectives on the past and future of Azure. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode400.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/VMkHHMgUoKI
Episode 399 - Chain of blocks evolution
We talk to our very own Cale Teeter about the current state of Blockchain technology and how it is changing the way we deploy these networks in Azure and build applications. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode399.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/_biNB9p5_Fw Resources: Migration announcement to QBS -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/action-required-migrate-your-azure-blockchain-service-data-by-10-september-2021/ QBS Preview -> https://consensys.net/quorum/qbs/ Quickstart for Developers -> https://consensys.net/quorum/developers/ NFT sidechain -> https://docs.palm.io/ Azure SQL Ledger -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-sql/database/ledger-overview Confidential Consortium Framework -> https://microsoft.github.io/CCF/main/overview/concepts.html Other updates: SpaceCows – using AI, space technology and cloud to protect the Top End – Microsoft Australia News Centre Computer Vision Read API for Optical Character Recognition (OCR), part of Cognitive Services, announces its public preview with new languages including Russian, Bulgarian, other Cyrillic and more Latin languages. This release also highlight handwritten OCR support for many languages, along with enhancements for digital PDFs and Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) text in identity documents. Join us on Azure IaaS Day: Learn to increase agility and resiliency of your infrastructure https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/join-us-on-azure-iaas-day-learn-to-increase-agility-and-resiliency-of-your-infrastructure/ 5 reasons to join the Modernize Apps and Data with Azure and Power Apps free virtual event https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/5-reasons-to-join-the-modernize-apps-and-data-with-azure-and-power-apps-free-virtual-event/ The Enclave Device Blueprint for confidential computing at the edge https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/the-enclave-device-blueprint-for-confidential-computing-at-the-edge/ Public preview: Azure Spring Cloud RBAC config server and registry access and Nginx logs and metrics | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure General availability: Azure Spring Cloud application health monitoring and end-to-end TLS/SSL | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure Public preview: Visual Studio Code for the Web | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure
Episode 398 - Hear ye! Hear ye!
Evan and Sujit catch up on the flurry of Azure updates from the past week. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode398.mp3 YouTube: https://youtu.be/J0Vq3IGlTFY Updates: Azure Automation Hybrid Worker Extension for Azure and Arc-enabled servers now in public preview From SpaceCows – using AI, space technology and cloud to protect the Top End – Microsoft Australia News Centre AKS Related Public preview: HTTPS proxy configuration support | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure Public preview: AKS support for WebAssembly System Interface (WASI) workloads | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure Enable Cloud Controller Manager (Preview) - Azure Kubernetes Service | Microsoft Docs Public preview: IPv6 for Kubenet | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure General availability: Azure Monitor container insights for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure Microsoft says it mitigated the largest DDoS attack ever recorded (msn.com) Networking Utilize the Service Tag Discovery API to retrieve a list of Service Tags and corresponding IP ranges to easily configure on-premises firewalls and Azure resources. Public preview: Customize Azure Static Web Apps authentication with a serverless function Published date: October 13, 2021 You can now define a serverless function that is invoked whenever a user successfully logs in to your static web app. This function can assign custom roles to the logged in user. You can use these roles to configure route-based authorization rules; and other serverless functions in your app can also access these roles. From Generally available: IP-based website protection for Azure Static Web Apps | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure SQL Leverage user-assigned managed identity for transparent data encryption (TDE) with customer managed keys, and more for SQL Database and SQL Managed Instance. From General availability: Azure Monitor application insights in Azure Spring Cloud | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure