Storage Service Encryption GA in Azure Government

Storage Service Encryption for data at rest in Azure Government accounts now generally available. Localized versions of System Center MP for SQL Server product family released.

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Storage Service Encryption for data at rest in Azure Government storage accounts is now generally available. And, enables customers to meet a comprehensive set of security and compliance requirements meeting government organizational needs.

With the feature, Azure Storage automatically encrypts your data prior to it persisting to storage using 256-bit AES encryption, one of the strongest block ciphers available, writes azure team.

Data is decrypted by the storage service before being returned, "enabling you to secure your data without having to modify code or add code to any applications," Julie Glixon says.

Also as on today, videos from concluded Ignite Microsoft Machine Learning & Data Science Summit in Atlanta has now been made available.

The Summit featured the very latest in the areas of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and covered a swathe of techniques including several popular Open Source technologies.

All sessions from the Summit were recorded and are now available from Channel 9.

Also, as of today, PowerShellGet is an open source project now, and both the PowerShellGet and PackageManagement modules are available in the PowerShell Gallery.

PowerShellGet is now a repo under github.com/PowerShell. Of course, "the PackageManagement module is already open-sourced as it is part of the OneGet project," powershell team said.

Check out the new PowerShellGet repo at github.com/PowerShell/PowerShellGet.

The team notes further, in the future, PowerShellGet and PackageManagement will be released via the PowerShell Gallery as changes become available.

The way to install the PackageManagement and PowerShellGet modules from the PowerShell Gallery is — use PowerShellGet. These modules are available for installation on any system with PowerShellGet installed.

Before updating PowerShellGet or PackageManagement, you should always install the latest Nuget provider, writes powershell team.

In addition localized versions of System Center Management Packs for SQL Server product family (6.7.2.0) has been released!

Here is the full list of products with links to Download Center: