This wee we have a bunch a great new additions to our beloved public cloud solution.
Cross-subscription vnet peering is finally in public preview, this greatly helps in migration projects, especially EA or pay-as-you-go to CSP. Note of warning: the subscriptions must belong to the same tenant, but this is typically not an issue.
Ruby is now supported on Web Apps on Linux, now I want to give it a try with a simple Ruby on Rails deployment.
During the week an interesting post on how to implement guest clustering using Windows Server 2016 and S2D has been published. It is worth a read it is packed of useful templates.
And while you’re at it you can take a look at the SQL team specifications for Failover clusters with SQL
Azure AD B2C gets some new features targeted at:
- Single-page app (SPA) support
- Usage reporting APIs
- Friction-free consumer sign-up i.e. disable email verification
Improvements in Azure security announced, but still not available:
LogAnalytics solution for Nutanix is now in public preview
Finally we got the nano agent for out good old Operations Manager. It just applies to version 2016 and this is a compelling reason to move to SCOM 2016, obviously if you want to use nano. Unfortunately the agent comes in two packages: the RTM, and the UR1 that must be applied/chained to the RTM bits.