The latest technology news Week 37-2023

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the hottest tech updates in the worlds of Azure, VMware, and other partners. In this series, we’ll be curating a collection of must-read articles, each offering a deep dive into the latest technological advancements, news, and trends within these cutting-edge platforms.


We understand that in today’s fast-paced tech landscape, staying informed is key. That’s why we’re here to make it easy for you. Each week, we’ll handpick the most insightful and informative articles that cover everything from Cloud, virtualization, Infrastructure As Code (IaC), DevOps to End User Computing breakthroughs.

Without further ado, let’s dive into this week’s top tech insights:

Microsoft Azure

  • Choose an Azure compute service. Link
  • Announcing the general availability of new Azure burstable virtual machines. Link
  • Migration and modernization for Oracle workloads. Link
  • Entra News #10: Your weekly dose of Microsoft Entra. Link
  • Performance Testing with Azure Firewall Basic SK. Link
  • David-Summers/Azure-Design: My Azure stencil collection for Visio. Highly functional and always up to date. Link
  • PIM, PAM and PAW - what and how in Azure? Link
  • Supported Kubernetes versions in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Link
  • Get Ahead with Self-Hosted Agents and Container Apps Jobs. Link

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) / Windows 365 / VMware Horizon / EUC

  • Windows 365 Enterprise – Points of Clarification and PoC Proven Practices. Link
  • AVD Automation Cocktail - Azure Virtual Desktop automated with Bicep and Azure CLI. Link
  • AVD Community Newsletter – 14th September 2023. Link
  • Week 37-2023 VMware Enduser Computing Updates. Link
  • Ruben’s EUC Industry Bento Box - September 2023. Link
  • FSLogix App Masking YouTube video. Link
  • Deploy secure management and monitoring to Azure Virtual Desktop. Link


  • Easily removing access to the Microsoft Store. Link
  • Send Intune Discovered apps to Log Analytics with Azure Automation. Link
  • Intune: Auto Reconnect Mapped Drives. Link
  • Windows Autopilot Testing in VMs: A Step-by-Step Guide! Link
  • Intune Newsletter – 15th September 2023. Link
  • Endpoint Management Community Newsletter – September 11-17, 2023. Link
  • Deploy SentinelOne with Intune. Link

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) / DevOps

  • Gitops Your Scheduled Tasks. Link
  • Introduction to Azure DevOps Workload Identity Federation (OIDC) with Terraform. Link
  • Azure Deployment using Terraform Cloud – Overview, Prerequisites, Sample Code, and Resources. Link
  • A simple example of Windows PowerShell Just Enough Administration (JEA)! Link
  • Connect to Microsoft Graph in Azure DevOps Pipelines using Workload Identity Federation. Link
  • Streamlining Multi-Component Deployments to Terraform Environments with GitHub Actions Matrices. Link
  • Best Practices: 7 Key Benefits of Automated Infrastructure Deployment. Link
  • Terraform Cloud pricing. Link
  • Build image with containerized self-hosted Azure DevOps agent and private Azure Container Registry. Link

Microsoft Defender

  • Common mistakes during Microsoft Defender for Endpoint deployments. Link


  • BDRSuite now offers agentless backup and recovery for KVM virtual machines, seamlessly integrated with KVM hypervisor. Link


  • Bulk Deploy UAGs. Link
  • Extreme Performance Series 2023: Optimizing for Latency Sensitive Applications. Link


  • End of servicing plan for third-party printer drivers on Windows. Link
  • Release notes: September 2023 - Windows 11, version 22H2. Link
  • Windows 11 KB5030219 trashes PCs, gaming performance issues affect Starfield. Link
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