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#Azure Weekly 20151005 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • NVIDIA GPUs to Accelerate Microsoft Azure
  • Building the Intelligent Cloud: Announcing New Azure Innovations to Transform Business
  • Microsft fleshes out its Azure Data Lake plans; readies public preview | ZDNet
  • Microsoft’s Azure IoT Suite Is Now Available – InformationWeek
  • Microsoft Azure Data Lake Offers Enhanced Analytics Tools – InformationWeek
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#Azure Weekly 20150915 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • Live Webinar: Go Mobile with Xamarin and Azure |
  • 7 Stylish Films Debuting at TIFF – Azure Magazine
  • Building Intelligence into your Apps with Azure Machine Learning with Corom Thompson (Channel 9)
  • Interact with Azure AD without using Online Service Sign-In assistant
  • Handling passwords with Azure Automation service accounts
  • Ensure only desired endpoints are open in Azure
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#Azure Weekly 20150907 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

  • Hortonworks Sandbox with HDP 2.3 is now available on Microsoft Azure Gallery
  • Introducing Azure Service Bus Premium Messaging (Channel 9)
  • Azure Resource Manager Preview SDKs
  • Zend Brings Zend Server 8.5 Community-Driven Innovation to Microsoft Azure
  • BitLocker-based Device Encryption and Azure Active Directory
  • Microsoft Azure VMs Aimed at Bigger Enterprise Cloud Workloads
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#Azure Weekly 20150831 – the Best New Azure Content of the Past Week

“Leverage Azure Machine learning in SharePoint”; “Microsoft Beefs Up Azure Virtual Machine Cloud Backups”; “Microsoft Azure CDN Updates for July 2015 with Anton Kucer (Channel 9)”; “​TSG hitches US launch of Debitsuccess to Azure | ZDNet”; “SharePoint 2016 IT Preview als Azure VM”; “SharePoint 2016 VMs Now Available in Azure”;

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

“Microsoft’s Azure Government earns FedRAMP ATO”; “Microsoft turns on Windows 10 file backup to Azure”; “””Azure Striker Gunvolt”” Prepares for PC Release”; “Windows 10 PCs can now be backed up to cloud by Azure Backup service”; “Configure automatic Microsoft Intune enrollment of Windows 10 devices when joining Azure Active Directory”;

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#Azure Weekly 20150817 – the Top Microsoft Azure Content of the Week

Top New Content of the Week: “Microsoft takes a step toward merging Microsoft Account and Azure AD cloud identity services | ZDNet”; “SingleHop Offers Managed Services for Azure through Server Intellect Division”; “Hanwha to Work With Azure to Build Solar Plant in India”; “Microsoft Azure Supports Bigger Backups”; “Microsoft merges Microsoft Account and Azure AD Cloud identity services – Firstpost”;

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3 Lessons from Hosting WordPress blog in Azure

I am hosting my WordPress website (http://scottge.net) in Microsoft Azure.   Microsoft Azure provides a very simple and straightforward wizard that allows you to create a WordPress website with just three clicks.  However, here are 3 lessons that I learnt from doing it.   Lesson 1:  The cost is not just from Microsoft Azure At the[…]

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Get FREE Microsoft Azure account if you are a student!

Good news for global students!  If you are a student (current active student having a .edu email account), you can get a FREE Azure cloud computing account from Microsoft today!   The free account includes: Free Azure Web App Service Free MySQL Database from ClearDB Free App Insights Free VS Online Servce With these, you can[…]

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How to map a sub-domain to an Azure website

I have recently created a personal technical forum website in Microsoft Azure.  By default, Azure assigns a URL like this to the website: http://ask-scott.azurewebsites.net I own the domain http://scottge.net.   I want to use this lovely sub-domain: http://ask.scottge.net for my new forum website.   Here is how I mapped the sub-domain.   1. Add a CNAME entry[…]

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How to customize and deploy an MVCForum website to Azure

I decided to create a personal technical forum in Microsoft Azure, using MVCForum, an open-source forum platform. http://ask.scottge.net The Microsoft Azure web app gallery does support MVCForum.  By following the wizard you can deploy the forum with just a few clicks.  But I am going to download the MVCForum source code, customize it and manually[…]

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How to transfer your Azure website to a different Azure subscription

The Azure self-help portal does not allow you to transfer subscription.  You have to contact Microsoft Azure Support (click ‘Get support’). After signing in, choose ‘Billing’ in ‘Support Type’, and click ‘Create Ticket’. In the next page, choose ‘Account, Subscription and Account Portal Assistance’ in the ‘Problem type’, and choose ‘Transfer my account, subscription or[…]