Azure DocumentDB and NightScout better together!

Ever since we started using NightScout more than two years ago I’ve always wanted to move to a more scalable option vs. the free sandbox offering from mlab as it was not making any sense not to use Azure and pay for paid version of mlab to avoid outages and performance issues. I heard from others…


Accessing On-premises SharePoint data as easy as 1 2 3 with On-premises data gateway

One of common asks when designing and deploying hybrid SharePoint is to make on-premises data accessible on SPO and also multiple devices, thanks to goodness of Azure Logic Apps and On-premises gateway and seamless integration with Power Apps and Flow doing that is as easy as 1 2 3! In the past this required a…


Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL, Azure Mobile App and Loop (iOS) Better Together!

It’s been a long time since my last post! A lot has happened with us since, including Sam switching to Nate’s awesome Loop app based on his Loopkit toolkit and our favorite RileyLink board courtesy of Pete couple of months ago! While this was a great change for Sam (Less devices to carry and easier UI…


Azure Logic Apps, Azure SQL and OpenAPS Better Together!

  For the past couple of months I’ve had the pleasure to work and collaborate with founders (Dana Lewis and Scott Leibrand) and genius behind OpenAPS toolset Ben West and other folks involved to develop and implement  our own artificial pancreas for my son Sam based on Scott’s reference architecture and their years of…


Leveraging Azure Mobile Services and Twilio for NightScout real time push notification and SMS messages

  In this blog post I am going through steps to configure and enable real time push notification for NightScout Windows Phone 10 app and also sending SMS messages to other subscribers on other smartphone platforms like iOS. First, I created an Azure Mobile Services project in Visual Studio 2015 preview and added required packages…


Magic of Cloud, Azure and Open Source, Introducing Nightscout Project!

Ever since our son was diagnosed with #T1D back in August our lives have changed forever, but despite the challenges a lot of positive support from family, friends (New and old) and of course Technology has blessed each of us specially Sam! This blog post is our token of appreciation to all involved to make…


Connecting to OneDrive For Business on-premises using iPad ODFB app!

  As announced earlier on Office Blog we do now support connecting to on-premises ODFB using iPad app (starting with v 1.2.1 and above), per above blog post as this point we support FBA or NTLM to authenticate and authorize users to get access to their files and resources hosted on on-premises SharePoint 2013. As…


MEDIA ENCODING with Microsoft Azure Media Services and K2

By Melissa Layupan and Ali Mazaheri INTRODUCTION Media file encoding (and transcoding) is one of the predominant use-cases within the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry, and one which many M&E companies struggle with. Reason being is that M&E organizations invest in a multitude of expensive digital and media asset management systems to handle media files…


Enabling Office 365 Hybrid Search with BIG-IP

Recently MTC Irvine team had the pleasure of collaborating with Steve Peschka and F5 engineers to validate leveraging F5 appliance as a reverse proxy for O365 Hybrid Search scenarios.  I am super glad to announce that the technical article is now available publicly for anyone planning to implement this scenario using F5 solutions here.