1871 Innovation Summit

The following fantastic startups pitched at the 1871 Innovation Summit hosted by Microsoft on April 26th.   Startup Problem this startup address The startups solution Contact Approved Contracts Problem: Imagine you want to schedule meetings with customers, partners, and suppliers, and they are all on different email systems. Even if they are all on Office…


Getting your Azure Subscription GUID (new portal)

  1. Navigate to http://portal.azure.com 2. Navigate to Browse 3. In the search box being to type subscription 4. Select Subscription from the search results (see below) 5. Find the appropriate subscription and see your Azure subscription GUID  (see below)


Finding Martin-Office Hours 2015-2016

1871 Office Hours: February 1st at http://slottd.com/events/1hipd4mjwx/slots February 4th at http://slottd.com/events/2j7xxm8389/slots February 8th at http://slottd.com/events/rmfpfq5n7c/slots February 22nd at http://slottd.com/events/54rjfo8i8s/slots February 29th at http://slottd.com/events/8qkqeyaugq/slots March 7th at http://slottd.com/events/9zwb4aoiyy/slots March 14th at http://slottd.com/events/9g8vsvmhim/slots


Making PowerShell Azure command to Azure CLI commands

  This article covers the commands for PowerShell Azure and the Azure CLI and maps them side-by-side, which is super useful if you need to move between the two. https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/xplat-cli-azure-manage-vm-asm-arm/


PowerShell Cmdlet History–Awesomeness

  I was working to figure something out recently and wanted to look at my history for PowerShell commands.  I quick search turned up the Get-History Cmdlet (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee176849.aspx).  I ran Get-History and piped the output into a file.  I opened the file with Visual Studio Code and grabbed the commands I needed.  By default it…


Microsoft Ventures Accelerator focused on Machine Learning

Microsoft Ventures is coming to 1871 in Chicago, IL November 9th @ 6pm-8pm 222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza 12th Floor  Chicago, IL 60654 Learn about the next Microsoft Ventures Accelerator focused on Machine Learning. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-next-microsoft-ventures-accelerator-machine-learning-tickets-18625783219 Attendees Will: >> Experience what a day at the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator program would be like. >>Find out what…


Monitoring your SQL Database in Azure

Log into the Azure management portal http://manage.windowsazure.com Select your SQL Database that you interested in getting details on. Select monitor Let’s say you want to monitor your DTU %.  Click on that line item. Select ADD RULE Name the rule and describe it Specify who you want to receive the alerts.


Azure CDN Links

I pulled together a few resources on Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) and thought I would share them more broadly. Managing Azure CDN – https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/gg680305.aspx Azure  CDN locations – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/cdn-pop-locations/ Using Azure CDN – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/cdn-how-to-use/ Azure Websites and CDN (Video) – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/videos/azure-websites-cdn-content-distribution-network-support-with-yochay-kiriaty/


Azure Machine Learning

I pulled together a few links on Azure Machine Learning and wanted to share them. Documentation – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/services/machine-learning/ Machine Learning APIs – http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/machine-learning/api/ Machine Learning Gallery – http://gallery.azureml.net/ Machine Learning Get started now – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/machine-learning-create-experiment/