TechNet Flash - Volume 20, Issue 25: December 5, 2018

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Introducing the new SQL Server VM resource provider
Learn about the new resource provider, three new resource types, and how these improve the management of SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines.

Understand the health of your systems with Azure Monitor for virtual machines
Find out how to use Azure Monitor for virtual machines to understand the health of your systems and discover how to use the APIs for more advanced monitoring capabilities.

Now available: Azure Machine Learning service 
Build, train, and deploy machine learning models faster with Azure Machine Learning service. Try the Azure Machine Learning service to see how it provides automated machine learning and seamless deployment to the cloud.

Take the Microsoft Security Assessment
Find out where your organization is vulnerable and get personalized recommendations to help improve your environment's security posture.

Best practices for naming your Microsoft Azure resources
Get advice for naming and managing virtual machines, servers, storage, and all your other cloud resources.

Seven tips for creating better technical content
Get essential tips for creating technical content, such as documentation, training materials, or a presentation. Capture and keep your audience’s interest without sacrificing useful technical guidance.

Free resources: Get started with Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Learn how to use Azure SQL Data Warehouse, which combines SQL relational databases with massively parallel processing. Access free tutorials and documentation that show you how to design, load, manage, and analyze data.


Live webinar: Deploying and updating Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus at Microsoft 
December 11, 2018, online
Learn how Microsoft automated the upgrade to Office 365 ProPlus using System Center Configuration Manager. You’ll also hear how Microsoft used update channels in Office 365 to specify the cadence for delivering Office updates to users.

Live webinar: How Microsoft is modernizing device management 
December 13, 2018, online
Discover how Microsoft uses the Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security platform to manage data safety while enabling its employees to work from virtually anywhere.

Microsoft Ignite: The Tour 
Through May 22, 2019, worldwide
Attend a free technical training event for tech professionals in a city near you. Explore the latest cloud technologies, interact with other IT professionals, gain practical insights, and learn best practices.