#Azure Weekly 20150825 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

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Here is a roundup of Azure content from this past week ordered by their social sharing volume.  I gather the most shared Azure content in Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

“Microsoft’s Azure Government earns FedRAMP ATO”
The cloud platform becomes Microsoft’s sixth product to receive a FedRAMP authority to operate.

Publish date: 8/19/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
27 59 33 0

“Microsoft turns on Windows 10 file backup to Azure”
Think of it as archival-grade OneDrive with policies and you’ve got the idea

Publish date: 8/19/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
121 24 39 4

“Configure automatic Microsoft Intune enrollment of Windows 10 devices when joining Azure Active Directory”
In this post I intend to outline the steps required to setup the Azure subscription with Azure Active Directory for automatic Microsoft Intune enrollment.

Publish date: 8/23/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
26 14 42 0

“Microsoft Azure gets FedRAMP OK”
Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform is now available to federal agencies thanks to a moderate provisional authority to operate granted by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. The P-ATO includes Azure’s identity services — Azure Active Directory and Multi-Factor Authentication — according to a blog post by Tom Keane, partner director in program management with the Azure program.

Publish date: 8/19/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
42 13 64 1

“Microsoft Azure: Now with Pet Insurance from Rackspace”
As you may know, Rackspace now offers Fanatical Support for Microsoft Azure. This game changing offering brings managed services to the Azure platform, allowing you to confidently transition from your datacenter to the cloud.

Publish date: 8/21/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
13 18 31 0

“Episode 183: Azure WebJobs Update with Pranav Rastogi (Channel 9)”
In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Pranav Rastogi, Program Manager on the Azure team.  Pranav joins us to go over some newer features of WebJobs.  WebJobs allow you to run background jobs as part of an Azure Web App or Azure Web Site.  Since the last time we spoke about WebJobs, the SDK has been open sourced including an extensibility model that allows anyone to build out new triggers and binders for launching a job.  Two of the new triggers they have also released include timer based triggers and file based triggers.  Additionally, Pranav shows a trigger based off a Redis cache created by the community.

Publish date: 8/21/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
26 10 12 0

“Yellowfin Offers Free Year of Business Intelligence Through Microsoft Azure”
Yellowfin, a business intelligence software developer from Australia, in an effort to expose data analytics to a wider user base, has offered limited free use of its platform through Microsoft’s Azure cloud.

Publish date: 8/19/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
35 7 18 0

“How to resize an Azure disk”
How can I resize a disk in Azure?

Publish date: 8/20/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
23 5 11 4

“Recreated Azure Gateway not Connecting”
I deleted my Azure gateway and recreated however it no longer connects to my on-premises gateway, why?

Publish date: 8/21/2015
Social sharing volume in the past week:
8 11 5 3

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