Episode 464 - Azure Deployment Environments

by Russell Young June 8, 2023

Episode 463 - OneStream's journey to Azure

by Sujit D'Mello June 5, 2023


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Episode 462 - AKS LTS

by Sujit D'Mello May 25, 2023

Jorge Palma, the Lead PM for Azure Kubernetes Services, talks to Evan and Sujit about the Long-Term Support (LTS) version Kubernetes which provides support for 2 years. He tells us how this model works and who may benefit from this option.

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode462.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/zmrOegThyCE

Resources: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/apps-on-azure-blog/azure-kubernetes-upgrades-and-long-term-support/ba-p/3782789




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Episode 461 - Azure ML with NVIDIA AI Acceleration

by Sujit D'Mello May 23, 2023

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Episode 460 - Alert Heart

by Sujit D'Mello May 20, 2023

Cale, Evan and Sujit talk to Neha Rathod, Garv Jasuja, Akshay Gupta and Vijay Chiluveru, who are Graduate Students at Penn State University that have developed a wireless monitoring device to detect cardiac arrest and alert the caretakers. We talk to them about how they developed the product and how Azure helped speed up the development.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode460.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/VQAVhLpzKCE




Other updates:

Microsoft Build May 23 - 25 https://build.microsoft.com/en-US/home

Public preview: Rolling Upgrades with MaxSurge for Virtual Machine Scale Sets | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure



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Episode 459 - AIOps

by Sujit D'Mello May 9, 2023

Evan and Sujit talk to Allison Jones, a Group PM for Azure's AIOps System Team. She gives us insights into how Microsoft uses AI/ML to analyze various signals from Azure to provide actionable information about the state of the platform.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode459.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/Ousa2qWQEiQ



Advancing Azure Service quality with artificial intelligence: AIOps

Advancing failure prediction and mitigation – introducing Narya

Advancing safe deployment with AIOps – introducing Gandalf

Advancing anomaly detection with AIOps – introducing AiDice 



AIOps webinar @ Harvard in Tech Seattle by Dongmei Zhang, Marcus Fontoura, Murali Chintalapati, and Igal Figlin

AIOps Distinguished Industry Lecture by Mark Russinovich at Carneige Mellon University

In addition, the customer can learn more about cutting edge AIOps solutions across industry through participation of Cloud Intelligence / AIOps workshop


Other updates:

Generally available: Azure Monitor alerts now suggests signals to alert on | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


Azure Advisor VM/VMSS right-sizing recommendations with custom lookback period | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure






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Episode 458 - Integration Patterns

by Sujit D'Mello April 28, 2023

Elizabeth Graham, a Senior Software Engineer in the Commercial Software Engineering group at Microsoft, talks to Evan and Sujit about the various options we have for integrating external systems with Azure. She talks about how messages, files and other input forms can be ingested and processed with some of the services available in Azure.

Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode458.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/NekugFAh2x8



Data Mapper


Other updates:





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Episode 457 - Data API Builder

by Sujit D'Mello April 24, 2023

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Episode 456 - Azure Programmable Connectivity

by Sujit D'Mello March 25, 2023


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Episode 455 - Azure ML in the real world

by Sujit D'Mello March 20, 2023

In this episode we chat with Andrés Padilla and Meer Alam about practical use of AI and ML systems.  Examples of this are discussed around autonomous drone / delivery models and the various components in Azure that make this a seamless, scalable and sustainable experience.


Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode455.mp3

YouTube: https://youtu.be/0Y_jeCWZn38





Other updates:

Azure Disks Standard SSD billable transaction cap blog (microsoft.com)


Public preview: Login and TDE-enabled database migrations with Azure Database Migration Service | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


General Availability: Customer Initiated Storage Account Conversion | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure


ChatGPT is now available in Azure OpenAI Service | Azure Blog and Updates | Microsoft Azure

Teams premium - conversation recap, chapters, etc.; Viva Sales, Bing Chat


Public preview: Azure Cognitive Service for Vision Powers State-of-the-Art Computer Vision Development | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Image captioning, customisation, improved learning, smaller datasets, higher quality.


Public preview: Illumio for Azure Firewall | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Zero Trust segmentation; single holistic view of traffic with real time visibility of interaction and dependencies; test firewall changes before deploying; across all 3 skus of firewall


Public Preview: Azure Monitor managed service for Prometheus now supports querying PromQL | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Use promql to define alerts to view in the portal


Generally available: App Insights Extension for Azure Virtual Machines and VM Scale Sets | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

Installs an agent to your VM through PS, triggered by the portal




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