Azure Cloud Updates – Week #53

Product/ServiceUpdate
Azure AutomationAzure Automation Python 3 runbook support is now available in public preview
Azure SubscriptionsFive more free services now available in the Azure free account
– Service Bus
– VPN Gateway
– Load Balancer
– Container Registry
– Archive Storage
Additionally, increased free amounts of Cosmos DB
Azure StorageAzure resource logs for Azure Storage is now in public preview
Azure PortalAzure Storage account recovery available via portal is now generally available
Azure MonitorNew Azure Monitor Agent and Data Collection Rules capabilities released in public preview
Azure BlogsDefining roles and responsibilities for cloud cost optimization
Azure Cost Management and Billing 2020 year in review

Watch this new series to help you navigate and adopt the cloud – Cloud Adoption Framework

Build hybrid and multicloud architectures with Azure hybrid solution architectures

My Microsoft Ignite 2019 notes, Donovan Brown: Empowering every developer to innovate with Microsoft Azure

My Microsoft Ignite 2019 notes, Kirk Koenigsbauer: Microsoft’s roadmap for security, compliance and identity

Announces: https://www.microsoft.com/security/blog/2019/11/04/microsoft-announces-new-innovations-in-security-compliance-and-identity-at-ignite/ 

My Microsoft Ignite 2019 notes, Erin Chapple: Create more value for your business on Azure infrastructure, from the cloud to the edge

Azure Updates: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/ 

My Microsoft Ignite 2019 notes, Satya Nadella ‘s Vision Keynote with links

Microsoft Ignite 2019 Page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ignite 

Videos on-demand: https://aka.ms/msigniteondemand 

Azure 

Trust  

Developers 

Microsoft Power Platform https://powerplatform.microsoft.com/en-us/ 

  • + Power Automate – robotics automation, UI clicker with recorder 
  • + Power Virtual Agents –  conversational bots with flows designer 

Dynamics 365  

Microsoft 365 

  • Project Cortex – Knowledge Center – AI for simplify navigation around organisation knowledge and people connections
  • Fluid Framework – live collaboration on documents over different interfaces (Outlook, Teams, etc.) 
  • Whiteboard content camera  
  • Microsoft’s AI-powered eye gaze tech for Surface
  • Teams Integrations and Improvements 
  • Edge and Bing https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/microsoft-edge 
    • Edge built on Chromium engine 
    • Ships independently of OS, can be launched on any OS 
    • 100% Internet Explorer 11 compatibility inside Edge 
    • Privacy settings 
    • Page collections with export to Excel and share capabilities 
    • Bing Internet and Intranet search (via Connectors) 

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