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Cloud Advocate Content Highlights (Week of 01/24)

Microsoft's Cloud Advocates help every technologist, from those in enterprises or startups, to succeed and do what they love: write, code, and learn. They engage developers and others in the software ecosystem to further technical education and proficiency within the Microsoft Cloud + AI platform. Cloud Advocates meet with developers around the world through talks, demos, and engagement in technical communities. Please check out the latest Cloud Advoacy content highlights below for the week of 01/24:


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How to build and deploy a containerized app to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)


by Donovan Brown (@DonovanBrown) and Jay Gordon (@jaydestro)


Deploying 🚢 a containerized application doesn’t have to be difficult! Watch @jaydestro and @DonovanBrown build a containerized #React application and deploy it to production in minutes with Azure Kubernetes Service. #kubernetes


Identity + Security, Containers, Kubernetes

Build Games with PlayFab-Twine


by Em Lazer-Walker (@lazerwalker)


Have you ever wanted to add advanced analytics to your online games? 📊 Check out this library by @lazerwalker that makes it easy to do just this using Azure PlayFab @playfabnetwork and Twine!


Game Development, Azure PlayFab

Azure Service Bus – From the Ground Up!


by Cecil Phillip (@cecilphillip)

In this episode, learn directly from @cecilphillip and the Azure Service Bus team how Service Bus fits into the Azure landscape and what its target use cases are.


Cloud Computing, Azure, Azure Service Bus

How to select algorithms for Azure Machine Learning


by Francesca Lazzeri


Have you ever wondered what machine learning algorithm to use? 🤔 Well, the answer depends primarily on two different aspects of your data science scenario. Read more in @frlazzeri’s latest @Docs post ‘How to select algorithms for Azure Machine Learning.’

Machine Learning, Data Science, Azure Machine Learning

Use Azure Security Center with Windows Server on-premises


by Thomas Maurer (@ThomasMaurer)

With the latest version of the Windows Admin Center, we can now easily connect Windows Servers to Azure Security Center. Azure Security Center will help you to quickly strengthen your security posture and protect against threats. It’s a win-win! 💪🏻

Identity + Security, Networking, Azure Security Center