Azure Content Spotlight – Cloud Computing Economics

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. Cloud computing continues to grow.  Cloud providers report incredible growth including Microsoft reporting one third of revenue due to Azure.  The adoption of the cloud across enterprises is projected to increase…

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Race conditions in Microservices

Race conditions can come in many forms and two common scenarios are when technical resources do not load and/or available in the desired sequence, and when multiple operations are performed not in the desired sequence.  This post will illustrate a scenario of when requests are handled out of sequence.  For a well written post illustrating the…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Microsoft cloud IT architecture resources

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 week’s content spotlight highlights more essential resources for architects and technical leads. The Microsoft cloud IT architecture resources is a collection of tools and posters to provide information on Azure…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Functions

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. With the move towards independent event driven service architecture, in other words Microservices, Microsoft announced Azure Functions at the BUILD2016 conference.  The announcement is described in TheNewStack post Microsoft Jumps into Serverless…

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Getting time right in the Cloud

This is not an Azure-specific issue and it is certainly not a new issue but I was inspired after reading A story about timestamp and timezone on Commitstrip. I am not sure if others are experiencing this but as I am working more and more in Azure; my engagements are shifting from large corporations to medium and…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Azure AD and multitenant applications

In this week’s spotlight, I would like to highlight another excellent contribution by the Patterns and Practices team.  The Identity management for multitenant applications in Microsoft Azure is a collection of articles describing different aspects of a github project the team has put together to illustrate how multitenancy could be implemented in Azure. The project is a…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Microservices

In this Azure Content Spotlight, I wanted to highlight microservices in Azure by highlighting some posts that do an excellent job defining microservices and how Azure supports the architectural style. App Services – API and Logic Apps In A BRIEF HISTORY OF CLOUD-BASED INTEGRATION IN MICROSOFT AZURE, Rob Callaway does a good job of introducing Api…

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