Welcome to this week’s roundup! This roundup includes Azure news, feature releases, and fantastic articles to inform you on what you need to know about Azure!

Free Website Hosting with Microsoft Azure Static Web Apps

John Savill posted a tutorial on hosting a website for free using Azure Static Web Apps, including a custom domain and a free certificate for HTTPS. Check out the video here on John’s YouTube channel!

Global Azure outage knocked out virtual machines, other VM-dependent services

Microsoft’s Azure experienced an outage this week in the virtual machine service. Services dependent on Windows virtual machines, like Azure DevOps, experienced issues due to their dependencies on VMs. Check out a recap from Mary Jo Foley here and see more notes on the Azure status history page.

Triggering Azure Automation Runbooks with Schedules and Webhooks

Sam Cogan showcases how to trigger Azure Automation runbooks using both schedules and webhooks. Webhooks are great as you can trigger the runbook from any system outside of Azure. Check out Sam’s article here!

Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment (CI-CD) with Azure DevOps

Are you new to DevOps? Check out this article by Milan Milanovic that gives an overview of terminology and how to build a CI/CD pipeline in Azure DevOps. Check out Milan’s article here!

How to move your resources between resource groups in Microsoft Azure

Did you know you can move Azure resources between resource groups and locations? Check out this how-to video from the Microsoft Azure YouTube channel and get started today!