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Create an Azure service principal – Azure CLI

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure/create-an-azure-service-principal-azure-cli Learn how to create and use service principals with the Azure CLI. Use service principals to gain control over which Azure resources can be accessed.
Published Date : Thursday, August 19, 2021

List of available Azure CLI extensions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/cli/azure/azure-cli-extensions-list A complete list of officially supported Azure Command-Line Interface (CLI) extensions that are provided and maintained by Microsoft.
Published Date : Saturday, January 22, 2022

VM extension management with Azure Arc-enabled servers - Azure Arc

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-arc/servers/manage-vm-extensions Azure Arc-enabled servers can manage deployment of virtual machine extensions that provide post-deployment configuration and automation tasks with non-Azure VMs.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Architecture: Virtual WAN and SD-WAN connectivity - Azure Virtual WAN

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-wan/sd-wan-connectivity-architecture Learn about interconnecting a private SD-WAN with Azure Virtual WAN.
Published Date : Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Reference list of Azure domains

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security/fundamentals/azure-domains Reference list of Azure domains (not comprehensive)
Published Date : Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Azure Front Door Standard/Premium

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/frontdoor/standard-premium/overview This article provides an overview of Azure Front Door Standard/Premium.
Published Date : Thursday, February 18, 2021

Connect Microsoft Sentinel to Azure, Windows, and Microsoft services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sentinel/connect-azure-windows-microsoft-services Learn how to connect Microsoft Sentinel to Azure and Microsoft 365 cloud services and to Windows Server event logs.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Azure AD built-in roles - Azure Active Directory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/roles/permissions-reference Describes the Azure Active Directory built-in roles and permissions.
Published Date : Sunday, January 16, 2022

Quickstart: Assign an Azure role using an Azure Resource Manager template - Azure RBAC

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/role-based-access-control/quickstart-role-assignments-template Learn how to grant access to Azure resources for a user at resource group scope using Azure Resource Manager templates and Azure role-based access control (Azure RBAC).
Published Date : Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Azure subscription limits and quotas - Azure Resource Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/management/azure-subscription-service-limits Provides a list of common Azure subscription and service limits, quotas, and constraints. This article includes information on how to increase limits along with maximum values.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Azure Monitor FAQ - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/faq Answers to frequently asked questions about Azure Monitor.
Published Date : Thursday, October 8, 2020

Configure Azure Storage firewalls and virtual networks

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-network-security Configure layered network security for your storage account using Azure Storage firewalls and Azure Virtual Network.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Overview of Azure Policy - Azure Policy

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/policy/overview Azure Policy is a service in Azure, that you use to create, assign and, manage policy definitions in your Azure environment.
Published Date : Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Scale SNAT ports with Azure NAT Gateway

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/firewall/integrate-with-nat-gateway You can integrate Azure Firewall with NAT Gateway to increase SNAT ports.
Published Date : Friday, April 23, 2021

Add owners and users - Azure DevTest Labs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devtest-labs/devtest-lab-add-devtest-user Add owners and users in Azure DevTest Labs using either the Azure portal or PowerShell
Published Date : Friday, June 26, 2020

Copy data in the cloud using PowerShell - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/scripts/copy-azure-blob-powershell This PowerShell script copies data from one location in an Azure Blob Storage to another location in the same Blob Storage.
Published Date : Thursday, March 12, 2020

Understand and work with Azure Cost Management scopes

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cost-management-billing/costs/understand-work-scopes This article helps you understand billing and resource management scopes available in Azure and how to use the scopes in Cost Management and APIs.
Published Date : Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Azure Firewall preview features

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/firewall/firewall-preview Learn about Azure Firewall preview features that are currently publicly available.
Published Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

Deploy nested template environments - Azure DevTest Labs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devtest-labs/deploy-nested-template-environments Learn how to deploy nested Azure Resource Manager templates to provide environments with Azure DevTest Labs.
Published Date : Friday, June 26, 2020

Copy data in bulk using PowerShell - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/scripts/bulk-copy-powershell This PowerShell script shows how to use Azure Data Factory to copy data from a source data store to a destination data store in bulk.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Incrementally load data using PowerShell - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/scripts/incremental-copy-powershell This PowerShell script shows how to use Azure Data Factory to copy data incrementally from an Azure SQL Database to an Azure Blob Storage.
Published Date : Thursday, March 12, 2020

Monitor virtual machines with Azure Monitor: Configure monitoring - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/vm/monitor-virtual-machine-configure Learn how to configure virtual machines for monitoring in Azure Monitor. Monitor virtual machines and their workloads with an Azure Monitor scenario.
Published Date : Monday, June 21, 2021

Log Analytics workspace data export in Azure Monitor (preview) - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/logs/logs-data-export Log Analytics data export allows you to continuously export data of selected tables from your Log Analytics workspace to an Azure storage account or Azure Event Hubs as it's collected.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Transform data in cloud using PowerShell - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/scripts/transform-data-spark-powershell This PowerShell script transforms data in the cloud by running Spark program on an Azure HDInsight Spark cluster.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Azure Object Anchors overview - Azure Object Anchors

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/object-anchors/overview Learn how Azure Object Anchors helps you detect objects in the physical world.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Audio Content Creation - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-audio-content-creation Audio Content Creation is an online tool that allows you to customize and fine-tune Microsoft's text-to-speech output for your apps and products.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

How to use Text Analytics for health containers - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/language-service/text-analytics-for-health/how-to/use-containers Learn how to extract and label medical information on premises using Text Analytics for health Docker container.
Published Date : Monday, November 29, 2021

Deploy a Java application with Open Liberty/WebSphere Liberty on an Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4 cluster

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/openshift/howto-deploy-java-liberty-app Deploy a Java application with Open Liberty/WebSphere Liberty on an Azure Red Hat OpenShift 4 cluster.
Published Date : Friday, October 30, 2020

Web App Tutorial - Client Application Setup - Azure API for FHIR

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/healthcare-apis/azure-api-for-fhir/tutorial-web-app-public-app-reg This tutorial walks through the steps of registering a public application for getting ready to deploy a web application
Published Date : Friday, January 3, 2020

How to configure a container for Anomaly Detector API - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/anomaly-detector/anomaly-detector-container-configuration The Anomaly Detector API container runtime environment is configured using the `docker run` command arguments. This container has several required settings, along with a few optional settings.
Published Date : Thursday, May 7, 2020

Release notes for Azure SQL Edge

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-sql-edge/release-notes Release notes detailing what's new or what has changed in the Azure SQL Edge images.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Patient-everything - Azure Healthcare APIs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/healthcare-apis/fhir/patient-everything This article explains how to use the Patient-everything operation.
Published Date : Thursday, December 9, 2021

Configure Text Analytics for health containers - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/language-service/text-analytics-for-health/how-to/configure-containers Text Analytics for health containers uses a common configuration framework, so that you can easily configure and manage storage, logging and telemetry, and security settings for your containers.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Media Services v3 samples - Azure Media Services v3

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/media-services/latest/samples-overview This article contains a list of all the samples available for Media Services v3 organized by method and SDK. Samples include .NET, Node.JS, Python, and Java, also REST with Postman.
Published Date : Friday, January 14, 2022

Best Practices - Azure Object Anchors

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/object-anchors/best-practices Recommended best practices to get improved results
Published Date : Friday, September 10, 2021

Use patient-everything in Azure API for FHIR

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/healthcare-apis/azure-api-for-fhir/patient-everything This article explains how to use the Patient-everything operation in the Azure API for FHIR.
Published Date : Thursday, December 9, 2021

Speaker Recognition overview - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/speaker-recognition-overview Speaker Recognition provides algorithms that verify and identify speakers by their unique voice characteristics using voice biometry. Speaker Recognition is used to answer the question “who is speaking?”. This article is an overview of the benefits and capabilities of the Speaker Recognition service.
Published Date : Saturday, January 8, 2022

How to use language identification - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-automatic-language-detection Language identification can be used with speech recognition to determine the language being spoken in speech audio being recognized.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

How to get facial pose events for lip-sync - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-speech-synthesis-viseme Speech SDK supports viseme events during speech synthesis, which represent key poses in observed speech, such as the position of the lips, jaw, and tongue when producing a particular phoneme.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

Train and deploy a Custom Speech model - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-custom-speech-train-model Learn how to train and deploy Custom Speech models. Training a speech-to-text model can improve recognition accuracy for the Microsoft baseline model or a for custom model.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

Use multiple node pools in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) - Azure Kubernetes Service

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/aks/use-multiple-node-pools Learn how to create and manage multiple node pools for a cluster in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
Published Date : Thursday, February 11, 2021

Azure Purview Connector Overview - Azure Purview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/purview-connector-overview This article outlines the different data stores and functionalities supported in Azure Purview
Published Date : Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Soft delete for blobs - Azure Storage

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/blobs/soft-delete-blob-overview Soft delete for blobs protects your data so that you can more easily recover your data when it's erroneously modified or deleted by an application or by another storage account user.
Published Date : Friday, July 23, 2021

Azure Active Directory documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/ Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) is Microsoft's multi-tenant, cloud-based directory, and identity management service that combines core directory services, application access management, and identity protection into a single solution.
Published Date : Monday, January 3, 2022

Azure Front Door

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/frontdoor/front-door-overview This article provides an overview of Azure Front Door.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Migrate from legacy agents to the new Azure Monitor agent - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/agents/azure-monitor-agent-migration Guidance for migrating from the existing legacy agents to the new Azure Monitor agent (AMA) and data collection rules (DCR).
Published Date : Monday, July 12, 2021

Data Catalog lineage user guide - Azure Purview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/catalog-lineage-user-guide This article provides an overview of the catalog lineage feature of Azure Purview.
Published Date : Thursday, January 20, 2022

B2B enterprise integration workflows - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/logic-apps-enterprise-integration-overview Learn about building automated B2B workflows for enterprise integration by using Azure Logic Apps and Enterprise Integration Pack.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Azure Policy Regulatory Compliance controls for Azure Resource Manager - Azure Resource Manager

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/management/security-controls-policy Lists Azure Policy Regulatory Compliance controls available for Azure Resource Manager. These built-in policy definitions provide common approaches to managing the compliance of your Azure resources.
Published Date : Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Supported languages in Azure Functions

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/supported-languages Learn which languages are supported (GA) and which are in preview, and ways to extend Functions development to other languages.
Published Date : Wednesday, November 27, 2019

What is Azure Private Link service?

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/private-link/private-link-service-overview Learn about Azure Private Link service.
Published Date : Monday, September 16, 2019

Connect to and manage DB2 - Azure Purview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/register-scan-db2 This guide describes how to connect to DB2 in Azure Purview, and use Azure Purview's features to scan and manage your DB2 source.
Published Date : Thursday, January 20, 2022

Azure Arc-enabled data services - release versions - Azure Arc

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-arc/data/version-log A log of versions by release date for Azure Arc-enabled data services
Published Date : Thursday, December 16, 2021

Deployment best practices - Azure Purview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/purview/deployment-best-practices This article provides best practices for deploying Azure Purview. Azure Purview enables any user to register, discover, understand, and consume data sources.
Published Date : Monday, November 23, 2020

Quickstart – Azure Key Vault Python client library – manage certificates

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/key-vault/certificates/quick-create-python Learn how to create, retrieve, and delete certificates from an Azure key vault using the Python client library
Published Date : Thursday, September 3, 2020

Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes validation - Azure Arc

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-arc/kubernetes/validation-program Describes Arc validation program for Kubernetes distributions
Published Date : Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tutorial: ML pipelines for training - Azure Machine Learning

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/machine-learning/tutorial-pipeline-python-sdk In this tutorial, you build a machine learning pipeline for image classification. Focus on machine learning instead of infrastructure and automation.
Published Date : Friday, January 28, 2022

How to use batch transcription - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/batch-transcription Batch transcription is ideal if you want to transcribe a large quantity of audio in storage, such as Azure Blobs. By using the dedicated REST API, you can point to audio files with a shared access signature (SAS) URI and asynchronously receive transcriptions.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

Install and run Docker containers for LUIS - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/luis/luis-container-howto Use the LUIS container to load your trained or published app, and gain access to its predictions on-premises.
Published Date : Thursday, October 14, 2021

Frequently asked questions - Azure Object Anchors

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/object-anchors/faq FAQs about the Azure Object Anchors service.
Published Date : Friday, September 10, 2021

Install Read OCR Docker containers from Computer Vision - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/computer-vision/computer-vision-how-to-install-containers Use the Read OCR Docker containers from Computer Vision to extract text from images and documents, on-premises.
Published Date : Thursday, October 14, 2021

Configure ADDS LDAP with extended groups for Azure NetApp Files NFS volume access

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/configure-ldap-extended-groups Describes the considerations and steps for enabling LDAP with extended groups when you create an NFS volume by using Azure NetApp Files.
Published Date : Friday, January 14, 2022

Docker container settings - LUIS - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/luis/luis-container-configuration The LUIS container runtime environment is configured using the `docker run` command arguments. LUIS has several required settings, along with a few optional settings.
Published Date : Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Configure Speech containers - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/speech-container-configuration Speech service provides each container with a common configuration framework, so that you can easily configure and manage storage, logging and telemetry, and security settings for your containers.
Published Date : Thursday, July 22, 2021

Azure Front Door - routing architecture

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/frontdoor/front-door-routing-architecture This article helps you understand the global view aspect of Front Door's architecture.
Published Date : Monday, September 28, 2020

Custom Speech overview - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/custom-speech-overview Custom Speech is a set of online tools that allow you to evaluate and improve the Microsoft speech-to-text accuracy for your applications, tools, and products.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

Add volumes for an SAP HANA system as a DR system using Azure NetApp Files cross-region replication

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/application-volume-group-disaster-recovery Describes using an application volume group to add volumes for an SAP HANA system as a disaster recovery (DR) system.
Published Date : Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Reference guide for functions in expressions - Azure Logic Apps

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/logic-apps/workflow-definition-language-functions-reference Reference guide to functions in expressions for Azure Logic Apps and Power Automate
Published Date : Thursday, September 9, 2021

Create a Custom Voice - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-custom-voice-create-voice When you're ready to upload your data, go to the Custom Voice portal. Create or select a Custom Voice project. The project must share the right language/locale and the gender properties as the data you intend to use for your voice training.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

Evaluate and improve Custom Speech accuracy - Speech service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/how-to-custom-speech-evaluate-data In this document you learn how to quantitatively measure and improve the quality of our speech-to-text model or your custom model. Audio + human-labeled transcription data is required to test accuracy, and 30 minutes to 5 hours of representative audio should be provided.
Published Date : Sunday, January 23, 2022

What's new in Azure Monitor documentation - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/whats-new What's new in Azure Monitor documentation
Published Date : Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Overview of the Azure monitoring agents - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/agents/agents-overview This article provides a detailed overview of the Azure agents available which support monitoring virtual machines hosted in Azure or hybrid environment.
Published Date : Thursday, July 22, 2021

Troubleshoot SQL insights (preview) - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/insights/sql-insights-troubleshoot Learn how to troubleshoot SQL insights in Azure Monitor.
Published Date : Monday, January 3, 2022

Azure Synapse Analytics encryption - Azure Synapse Analytics

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/synapse-analytics/security/workspaces-encryption An article that explains encryption in Azure Synapse Analytics
Published Date : Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Request quota increases from support - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/quota-increase How to create a support request in the Azure portal for Azure Data Factory to request quota increases or get problem resolution support.
Published Date : Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Use language detection Docker containers on-premises - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/language-service/language-detection/how-to/use-containers Use Docker containers for the Language Detection API to determine the language of written text, on-premises.
Published Date : Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Bindings for Durable Functions - Azure

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/durable/durable-functions-bindings How to use triggers and bindings for the Durable Functions extension for Azure Functions.
Published Date : Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Quickstart: Set up development environment - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/quickstarts/setup-platform In this quickstart, you'll learn how to install the Speech SDK for your preferred platform and programming language combination.
Published Date : Monday, January 24, 2022

Copy data from on-premises to Azure using PowerShell - Azure Data Factory

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-factory/scripts/hybrid-copy-powershell This PowerShell script copies data from a SQL Server database to another an Azure Blob Storage.
Published Date : Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Azure Container Instance recipe - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/containers/azure-container-instance-recipe Learn how to deploy Cognitive Services Containers on Azure Container Instance
Published Date : Friday, December 18, 2020

Quickstart: Create an Object Anchors model to be used in an app - Azure Object Anchors

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/object-anchors/quickstarts/get-started-model-conversion In this quickstart, you learn how to create an Object Anchors model from a 3D model.
Published Date : Thursday, June 10, 2021

Configure Read OCR containers - Computer Vision - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/computer-vision/computer-vision-resource-container-config This article shows you how to configure both required and optional settings for Read OCR containers in Computer Vision.
Published Date : Friday, April 9, 2021

Azure Static Web Apps documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/static-web-apps/ Azure Static Web Apps allows you to build modern web applications that automatically publish to the web as your code changes.
Published Date : Friday, November 19, 2021

Azure Monitor agent overview - Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/agents/azure-monitor-agent-overview Overview of the Azure Monitor agent, which collects monitoring data from the guest operating system of virtual machines.
Published Date : Tuesday, September 21, 2021