Azure Content Spotlight – ASOS: How they migrated from local monolith to microservices in 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. In a series on Microsoft Mechanics called “How we built it”, the lead architect from the British online fashion retailer ASOS describes the design goals and motivation for moving from an…

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CQRS in Azure - Part 4

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  CQRS in Azure – Part 2 and CQRS in Azure – part 3 illustrates the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order provide potential strategies for addressing the…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Cosmos DB

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 Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed database service designed to allow customers to scale throughput and storage across any number of geographical regions.  The main issue Azure Cosmos DB is…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Build 2017

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 Seattle, Microsoft hosted its annual Build on May 10th-12th.  Fortunately for those who were not able to attend, the keynotes and presentations are available to view online on Channel 9.  For…

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Azure Content Spotlight – Networking to and within Azure Cloud

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 a series of posts by Olivier Martin, networking a hybrid environment with Azure is explained.  The aim of the series is to show connectivity between a customer on-premises network and Azure…

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Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Web Application Firewall (WAF)

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. The Azure Application Gateway has been further enhanced to offer greater protection and monitoring with the Web Application Firewall (WAF). WAF is generally available and provides protection against many common attacks…

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CQRS in Azure - Part 3

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  CQRS in Azure – Part 2 and this post illustrates the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order expand on the advantages while providing potential strategies for addressing…

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Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Relays

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 announcement Azure Relay Hybrid Connections is generally available, this week’s content spotlight highlights Azure Relay.  Azure Relay allows for the secure exposure of on-premises services to the cloud without…

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CQRS in Azure - Part 2

In CQRS in Azure Part 1, CQRS was defined and context was provided to explain why the pattern is relevant to building solutions in Azure.  This post will illustrate the pattern by using a fictitious inventory system in order expand on the advantages while providing potential strategies for addressing the challenges that arise when moving…

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Azure Content Spotlight - Azure Network Watcher

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. As cloud solutions become more sophisticated, the tools required to maintain, verify health, and diagnose issues are advancing.  Application Insights, for example, provides a flexible and insightful way of understanding and…

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