Create Your First ‘No Code’ Logic App in Microsoft Azure

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. Have you ever used If This Then That (IFTTT), or a related service? These services enable non-technical people to create useful…


Using PowerShell To Maintain Windows Firewall Rules For Remote Access

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Terri Donahue as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. As System Administrators, how many times have we checked our event viewer logs to see tons of…


Troubleshoot Network Security Groups (NSGs) In Microsoft Azure With Network Watcher

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. As you most likely already know, Network Security Groups (NSGs) represent your first line of defense in controlling ingress and…


Best Practices For Using Azure Resource Manager Templates

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Peter Groenewegen Microsoft Azure MVP Pascal Naber as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  This article focuses on best practices regarding the automated deployment of resources to Azure. We have…


Schedule VM Downtime With Azure Automation And PowerShell

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Timothy Warner as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Albert Duan of the MVP Award Blog Technical Committee served as the technical reviewer for this piece. To save money, you want to shut down some of your Windows Server and Linux VMs running in Azure during…


How To Build A Chatbot FAQ With The Azure Bot Service

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Joe Mayo as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  On December 13th 2017, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Azure Bot Service. In a nutshell, the Azure…


Deployment Pipelines For Versioned Azure Resource Manager Template Deployments

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Peter Groenewegen as part of our Technical Tuesday series. James Chambers of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  Azure Resource Manager templates offer you a declarative way of provisioning resources in the Azure cloud. Resource Manager templates define…


Beyond The Obvious With API Vision On Cognitive Services

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Azure MVP Víctor Moreno as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Mia Chang of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  This is the decade of Artificial Intelligence. And thanks to Cloud Computing with Microsoft Azure, we all have the ability to use sophisticated tools…


Job-Sharing in Skype for Business

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Office Servers and Services MVP Greig Sheridan as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Sonia Cuff of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  When deploying Skype for Business Enterprise Voice it’s not uncommon to encounter two people sharing the same job. One may work…


Infrastructure as Code

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Peter Groenewegen Microsoft Azure MVP Pascal Naber as part of our Technical Tuesday series. Simon Timms of the Technical Committee served as the Technical Reviewer of this piece.  Your team is in the process of developing a new application feature, and the infrastructure has…