Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction

I’m proud to introduce you to the recent Azure Data Architecture Guide! This guide acts as a menu or syllabus for data professionals to select their data services and technologies. What service should you use, why, and when would you use it? Sometimes you need to know all your options and what to use when,…

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Azure Virtual Datacenter: New Portal and Presentation Deck

Previously, we published the Azure Virtual Datacenter: Concepts eBook and the Azure Virtual Datacenter: Lift and Shift Guide. See this overview blog post from Mark Ozur.   But, how would you present the concept of the Azure Virtual Datacenter to your team or client? Enter the presentation deck! Azure Virtual Datacenter: Presentation Deck This presentation deck explores…


TWO NEW AZURECAT EBOOKS: Build and Deploy a Multi-Container Application (Service Fabric & Azure Container Service)

Paolo Salvatori (Principal PM in AzureCAT) does crazy things on GitHub. And now we’ve extended his work to release two new eBooks: one focuses on Service Fabric and the other on Azure Container Service. These eBooks were written by Paolo and edited by Nanette Ray and RoAnn Corbisier. Anna Forse was our Content Manager, and…

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NEW WHITEPAPER: Azure Virtual Datacenter: Lift and Shift Guide

Azure CAT recently published the… Azure Virtual Datacenter: Lift and Shift Guide   In this whitepaper, we outline the process enterprise IT staff and decision makers can use to identify and plan the migration of applications and servers to Azure using the lift and shift method, minimizing any additional development costs while optimizing cloud hosting…

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Microsoft Azure Service Fabric – Citrix’s single sign-on solution

Special thanks to Microsoft Azure CSA (Cloud Solution Architect) Mauricio Caro, we released a new Service Fabric Customer Profile: Service Fabric Customer Profile: Citrix In this installment, we profile Citrix Systems Inc. and their single sign-on solution built using a microservices approach on Azure Service Fabric. Also read about their business journey using Azure to…

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Now Published: Azure China Documentation

Recently the Microsoft Azure Documentation team built out the Sovereign Cloud tab pivot: Sovereign Clouds That includes the US Government, Germany, and China  (via 21Vianet). The newest content set in the Azure Sovereign Clouds, is Microsoft Azure China 21Vianet: Azure China main page   This content was built by AzureCAT, including Herb Chung and Edwin…

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New Service Fabric Technical Customer Profile from AzureCAT and CSA – Societe Generale (SocGen) + Qarnot Computing

Special thanks to Microsoft Azure CSA (Cloud Solution Architect) Eric Grenon, we released a new Service Fabric Customer Profile: Service Fabric Customer Profile: Societe Generale and Qarnot Computing       In this installment, we profile Societe Generale and Qarnot Computing, their grid computing application, and how they designed the architecture. Some of the advantages…

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New Azure Service Fabric Customer Profile from Azure CAT and CSA: Alaska Airlines

Special thanks to CSA (Cloud Solution Architect) Brent Funk, a new Service Fabric Customer Profile was released this week: Service Fabric Customer Profile: Alaska Airlines   We won’t spoil it for you too much, but let’s dig into their Azure architecture: This is the architecture that Alaska Airlines uses to run their AlaskaAirlines.com Shopping Cart…

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2 New Azure Service Fabric Customer Profiles for Ignite: ABBYY & FunRock

At the Microsoft Ignite event, the Azure Service Fabric team unveiled two new Technical Customer Profiles! Let’s dig in! ===================== ABBYY is a software company that provides optical character recognition, document capture, and language software for PCs and mobile devices. More than 40 million people from over 200 countries use ABBYY products, technologies, solutions, and…

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Azure Service Fabric Customer Profiles from Build 2017 – D+H and Wolters Kluwer

  Service Fabric Technical Customer Profiles at Build 2017 At Build 2017, the Azure Service Fabric team highlighted two customers and their technical customer profiles, which AzureCAT helped publish. D+H: Using an agile methodology, D+H is creating the lending platform of the future on Azure. They can now pivot faster in response to market demands,…