#Azure and #MSOMS notable updates w52-53 2016


Azure

Azure SQL Databases get TSQL improvements for json and memory optimized tables (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/azure-sql-database-json-functions-computed-columns-and-cross-apply-operator-are-added-in-memory-optimized-tables-and-natively-compiled-stored-procedures-public-preview/)

Azure certification for health industry is further improving: Microsoft Azure is one of the first hyper-scale cloud computing platforms to become HITRUST CSF Certified. The HITRUST Certification is the most widely recognized security accreditation in the healthcare industry. It incorporates healthcare specific security, privacy and regulatory requirements from existing regulations such as HIPAA/HITECH, PCI, ISO 27001 and MARS-E as well as industry best practices. This certification provides a single framework that is tailored to health organizations to evaluate the Azure environment. (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-azure-achieves-hitrust-csf-certification/)

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Integration Services Feature Pack for Azure(https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49492)
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Integration Services (SSIS) Feature Pack for Azure provides SSIS the capability of connecting to Azure Blob Storage, Azure HDInsight, Azure Data Lake Store and Azure SQL Data Warehouse.

MSOMS

And speaking of healthcare certification #MSOMS is now in scope for HIPAA compliance. (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/trustcenter/Compliance/HIPAA )

System Center

New SCOM management packs are constantly flowing

Updates to all SQL Server MPs . The release is available in all 11 languages.
System Center Management Pack for SQL Server, Replication, AS, RS, Dashboards (6.7.15.0):

  • SQL Server 2008-2016 Management Packs
  • Replication 2008-2016 Management Packs
  • AS 2008-2016 Management Packs
  • RS 2008-2016 Management Packs
  • Dashboards Management Pack
  • Public preview bits for monitoring SQL Server vNext on LInux and Windows

Management Pack for Windows Server Active Directory Domain Services. Monitors Windows Server 2012, 2012R2, and 2016 Domain Controllers and domain health Version 10.0.1.0

Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Windows Server DHCP 2016 10.0.8.0 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54587)

System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP 6.0.7302.0 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39062)

Microsoft System Center Management Pack for Windows Print Server 2016
10.0.4.0 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54588)

System Center Management Pack for Windows Print Server 2012 6.0.7055.0 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40804)

System Center Management Pack for UNIX and Linux Operating Systems 7.6.1067.0 (https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=29696) available in separate packages for SCOM 2012, 2012 R2 and 2016.

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