Azure Content Spotlight – What’s New with Cognitive Services

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. This weeks content spotlight is all about Azure Cognitive Services. Seth Juarez’s AI Show on Channel 9 provides regular updates on all the new AI features on the Azure platform, including Cognitive Services. See below…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Data Factory

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. Modern solutions often require an aggregation of many distributed data sources and often requires manipulation to correlate the data across the different models. The Azure Data Factory (ADF) fulfills the need to development…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Password-less Sign-in to Azure & Windows 10

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. Microsoft has made a huge step in their drive to eliminate passwords for good! In the next Windows updates, their adding a limited preview of FIDO2 security key support. This will improve security significantly…

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Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 4

Our quest to build microservices in Azure with managed Kubernetes (AKS) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is almost at the end destination. Previous posts: http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/03/27/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-1/ http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/04/03/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-2/ http://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/04/10/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-3/ Leaving things last time we actually had most of what you would call a working cluster. Actually, we had something reachable over the Internet, with proper certificates…

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Microservices – Isolated Data & State

New technology adoption can be unnerving and can face strong opposition. Often doing things differently introduces a feeling of trepidation in the team as there is perceived risk in the possibility of unknown complications. When looking at the attributes defined in Gaurav Aroraa’s post: Introduction to microservices, one attribute tends to terrify monolithic application developers: Isolated…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Offline media import for Azure

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. More and more organizations are embracing the Microsoft Cloud these days and want to upload their offline data stores into Azure to benefit of all the features and capabilities Azure has to offer. Microsoft (together…

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Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 3

We’re still working the microservice game. When we left things last time we had a service running inside a managed Kubernetes (AKS) cluster, but no apparent way to browse to it. Which is not the end-user happy state. I suggest skimming parts 1 & 2 if you haven’t done so before: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/03/27/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-1/ https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/04/03/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-2/ Clearly there…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Building Mobile Apps

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. Azure provides a rich set of backend services for building mobile solutions. This week’s highlight is a collection of resources put together by Rob Caron: Essential tools and services for building mobile apps. The…

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Building Microservices with AKS and VSTS – Part 2

Hopefully you managed to get through the first part of this series, and get the basic C# code stored in the right places. https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2018/03/27/building-microservices-with-aks-and-vsts-part-1/ If this is new to you the quick recap is that we are trying to build a setup for microservices using managed Kubernetes in Azure (AKS) and Visual Studio Team Services…

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Why a developer should build a solution with microservices

Hi all! Good day! Today, I am continuing with our blog post series on microservices from the perspective of a developer. This is our second blog post of the series. I suggest you to read first blog post of the series Introduction to microservices. This series is completely based in views of a developer and…

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