Azure Content Spotlight – More cloud growth in store for 2018

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. 2017 has been an exciting year for Azure!  From innovations in big data and IoT to additional data centers to a strong presence in open source communities, Microsoft’s commitment to providing the best…

0

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Logic Apps On-premises Data Gateway

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 about the on-premises Data Gateway for Azure Logic Apps. With the on-premises Data Gateway you can connect your Azure Logic App to on-premises APIs. The Gateway acts as a…

0

Accessing Azure Resources Protected With SAS Tokens Using Tokens Issued by Azure AD

I know, the title is a mouthful, but I wasn’t able to whittle it down without losing context. (Sure, I could have gone the clickbait route I suppose.) Let me setup the scenario for you 🙂 Let’s say you have an IoT lab like described in my previous post: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredev/2017/12/13/controlling-your-iot-home-with-azure-functions-runtime/ The Hue devices let you…

1

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Application Architecture Guide

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 about the Azure Application Architecture Guide. Azure is making a tremendous groth and keeps expanding. Features and Architectual styles like Microservices, containers and serverless are more adopted nowadays….

2

Controlling Your IoT Home with Azure Functions Runtime

I have previously mentioned hacks to get Azure Functions running in your own lab: https://contos.io/real-tooling-for-azure-functions-in-visual-studio-3ed5a6095436 (And I must stress the term “lab” as they have not really been at production level quality.) As luck would have it Microsoft released a new preview of their “Azure Functions Runtime” a few days ago: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-functions/functions-runtime-overview I tested preview…

3

Azure and Unity3d – AssetBundle Delivery

This article provides an illustration of how Microsoft Azure could be used as a simple means of delivering content to a Unity game. In this scenario, a game will query Azure to retrieve and load the most recent version of a particular scene. There are many ways of solving this requirement including using platform specific…

2

Azure Content Spotlight – Deployment Strategies Defined

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. There are many deployment strategies in practice, and for any cloud solution of reasonable size, it is essential to have well understand strategy in place to avoid significant outages.  An important aspect of…

1

Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Migrate (Preview)

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. In this weeks content spotlight, we are going to take a look at Azure Migrate. Azure Migrate provides agentless discovery of VMware-virtualized Windows and Linux virtual machines (VMs). It also supports agent-based discovery. This enables dependency…

1

Azure Content Spotlight – IoT Edge

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. IoT sensors are becoming more sophisticated, and as their capabilities increase, the need for more complex processing also increases.  Azure IoT Edge extends cloud intelligence to devices by allowing AI and analytics to…

1

Content Spotlight – New Azure China Documentation!

Recently the Microsoft Azure Documentation page built out the Sovereign Cloud tab pivot: Sovereign Clouds The newest content set is Microsoft Azure China 21Vianet: Azure China main page   The Azure China content set includes a Developer Guide: Developer guide for Azure China 21Vianet We’re proud to offer a high-quality experience for our customers in…

0