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Microsoft Ignite 2021 Book of News (March 2-4)

Microsoft Ignite starts today and runs until March 4. Once again this is a virtual event and registration will remain open during the duration of the event. You can register at https://register.ignite.microsoft.com/

As typical Microsoft provides a Book of News for the event. What is the Book of News? The Microsoft Ignite 2021 Book of News is your guide to the key news items that are announced at Ignite 2021.

Click here to read the Microsoft Ignite 2021 Book of News!

Further reading

If you missed out on Microsoft Ignite 2020 or want to quickly see what was announced, checkout the Microsoft Ignite 2020 Book of News for what was announced at that event.

Enjoy!

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How Azure App Configuration helps developers roll out new features | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Jimmy Campbell is back to show Scott Hanselman how to use App Configuration for feature management. Traditionally, shipping a new application feature requires a complete redeployment of the application itself, and testing a feature often requires multiple deployments of the application. Now you can use feature flags in App Configuration to grant early access to new app functionality in production.

[0:00:00]– Introduction
[0:00:24]– Episode start
[0:03:47]– Demo: Simple feature flags
[0:06:56]– Exploring the code
[0:12:26]– Demo: Conditional processing with feature filters
[0:19:35]– Episode wrap-up

Source: Channel 9

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Using Entity Framework Core with Azure SQL DB and Azure Cosmos DB | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Jeremy Likness shows Scott Hanselman how to use Entity Framework (EF) Core with Azure SQL DB and Azure Cosmos DB. EF Core is a lightweight, extensible, open source, and cross-platform version of the popular Entity Framework data access technology.

[0:00:00]– Overview
[0:01:43]– Using Entity Framework Core with Azure SQL DB (existing)
[0:10:23]– Sidebar: Resolving a demo hiccup
[0:15:07]– Using Entity Framework Core with Azure Cosmos DB (new)
[0:22:09]– Wrap-up

Source: Channel 9

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Azure Lighthouse: A unified control plane for managing Azure at scale | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Archana Balakrishnan joins Scott Hanselman to show how Azure Lighthouse can manage thousands of customers and millions of resources from a unified control plane. Azure Lighthouse helps deliver managed services with comprehensive and robust management tooling available in Azure.

[0:02:53] – Demo

Source: Channel 9

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AzUrlShortener: An open source, budget-friendly URL shortener | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Frank Boucher joins Scott Hanselman to talk about AzUrlShortener – an open source, budget-friendly URL shortener you can deploy directly from GitHub with one click into your Azure subscription. Frank explains how to get it, why it’s inexpensive, and explores the source code.

[0:01:34] – Demo

Source: Channel 9

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How to choose Azure services for working with messages in your application | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Azure MVP Barry “Azure Barry” Luijbregts joins Scott Hanselman to outline how you can choose the right services for working with messages and events in your application.

[0:00:48] – Presentation

Source: Channel 9

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How to choose Azure services to speed up your application | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Azure MVP Barry “Azure Barry” Luijbregts joins Scott Hanselman to outline how you can choose the right Azure services to speed up your application.

[0:01:00] – Presentation

Source: Channel 9

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Go serverless: Big data processing with Azure Event Hubs for Apache Kafka | Azure Friday

Working with Apache Kafka and want to simplify management of your infrastructure? In this episode of Azure Friday, Lena Hall joins Scott Hanselman to show you can keep using Apache Kafka libraries for hundreds of projects, and try Azure Event Hubs behind the scenes to focus on code instead of maintaining infrastructure.

[0:04:44] – Demo

Source: Channel 9

Want more? Lena wrote a great article titled Apache Kafka Applications Can Work Without Apache Kafka Cluster? which can be read at https://dev.to/azure/apache-kafka-applications-can-work-without-apache-kafka-cluster-3en5.

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Learn all about Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr), Part 2 | Azure Friday

In this episode of Azure Friday, Aman Bhardwaj and Yaron Schneider join Scott Hanselman to talk about the actor model of Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr). Dapr is a portable, event-driven runtime that makes it easy for developers to build resilient, microservice stateless and stateful applications that run on the cloud and edge and embraces the diversity of languages and developer frameworks.

[00:01:36] – Demo

Source: Channel 9

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Learn all about Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr), Part 1 | Azure Friday

In this espisode of Azure Friday, Aman Bhardwaj and Yaron Schneider join Scott Hanselman to talk about the core concepts of Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr). Dapr is a portable, event-driven runtime that makes it easy for developers to build resilient, microservice stateless and stateful applications that run on the cloud and edge and embraces the diversity of languages and developer frameworks.

[00:02:19] – Demo

Source: Channel 9

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