Welcome to this week's edition of myNewsWrap, news from the world of SAP, Microsoft and the world in between.
Let's us start with the SAP side of the house i. e. news around the Business Technology Platform and news from the broader SAP ecosystem:
- SAP TechEd 2022 - low-code tools take center stage with the launch of SAP Build, but is it the right message?
- Exploring the BTP Service Metadata project - Part 1
- SAP Private Link Service for AWS (Beta) is Available
Now let's look at the Microsoft universe.
Here is what happened this week in the serverless space like Azure Functions and Static Web Apps:
- Build your own Azure retirements email alerts service using Java, Azure Functions and Communication Services
- Changing end-user behavior at scale: New BrainStorm platform relies on Azure Functions
- Public preview: Azure SQL trigger for Azure Functions
- Azure Durable Functions and Patterns - Part I
Attention CVE fix with Durable Functions v2.9.0
From Serverless to Containers, Azure Container Apps and Kubernetes - what did this week provide us with?
- Kubernetes Removals, Deprecations, and Major Changes in 1.26
- State of Kubernetes Secrets Management in 2022
- Best Practices for Kubernetes in 2023
- AKS Workload Identity Revisited
- The Flywheel Effect of Kubernetes APIs and how Dapr complements it
What happened in the area of DevOps and esp. GitHub - let's see:
- Upgrade of .NET agent for Azure Pipelines
- Dependabot support for self-hosted Hex repositories
- Dependabot security updates now supports GitHub Actions
- Filter code scanning API results by alert severity
- Webhook enhancements for environment protection rules
- Receiving webhooks with the GitHub CLI
- Updates to the two-factor authentication setup flow
- OIDC for Azure AD Enterprise Managed Users is now GA
- Exciting New GitHub Features Powering Machine Learning
- GitHub’s code-writing tool Copilot helps keep developers ‘in the zone’
Interested in some new from the broader Microsoft ecosystem? Then here are some links for you:
- Creating an authorized Microservice - Secured Blob Exchange
- A Primer on Distributed Systems Observability
- Ideen verbinden, Energie freisetzen: Das Microsoft Reactor Popup startet in Berlin
... and a week without Azure Developer CLI is not a good week, right?:
Now let's enter the twilight zone (no worries the ninja cat is with us) between SAP and Microsoft and see the magic happening when we combine both worlds:
- It's not just black and white: POWER PLATFORM | SAP BTP AND POWER PLATFORM?
- SAP on Azure Video Podcast #120 - The one with Azure Backup for SAP (Kartik Pullabhotla)
We always want to learn, so here are some links to some interesting learning resources and upcoming events:
- Learn how to use the Terraform Helm Provider
- New Learning Module: Deploy and manage a stateful application by using Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Kubernetes Service
- Something worth to look at: Fiber - An Express-inspired web framework written in Go.
- Interesting read: Why Twitter Didn’t Go Down: From a Real Twitter SRE
And heads up for upcoming events:
- Azure Developer Community Day 2022 - December 13, Microsoft Germany, München
As a regular guest and due to the high-quality content here an overview what Golo Roden provided us this week:
Twitter vs Mastodon // deutsch
- Worth to read Twitter Thread with the technical details: Thread
- Live Stream time again Monitoring in Go selbst gebaut?! // deutsch
Last but not least, some links that might make our developer live easier and reflect on our profession:
- That is really nice: Be ready for failure on stage: introducing the Speaker Buddy System
- and the repo on GitHub
- The Windows Subsystem for Linux in the Microsoft Store is now generally available on Windows 10 and 11
- Mastodon Users: Verify via GitHub
and a bit of open source topics:
- Making Open Source Work for Everyone with David Whitney
- Interesting to see How companies are investing in open source
And with this enjoy your weekend and have a successful next week!