Riding the Azure Stack opportunity

In this blog post, Premier Developer consultant Rob Vettor talks about Azure Stack opportunities. You are hearing more and more about Azure Stack. As a developer, the release of this long-awaited platform will present new opportunities and place a premium on Azure development skills. A highly ambitious project from Microsoft, Azure Stack brings many features…

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Setting up CI/CD for Docker Container Running in Kubernetes using VSTS

This post is provided by Senior Consultant, Najib Zarrari to explain setting up CI/CD for Docker Container running in Kubernetes using VSTS.  In my last post, I covered how you can create a simple Web API, run the Web API in a Docker container and then deploy the container to a Kubernetes cluster provisioned using…

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Azure Stack Getting started resources

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Manager, Guru Satish Piduru with helpful getting started information for Azure Stack. Azure Stack brings the power of Azure, to your datacenter, transforming your datacenter resources into cloud services for maximum agility, all under the control of IT. For developers, Azure Stack provides a unified app development…


Azure Enterprise Agreement changes, transfers, and consolidation

This post is provided by Senior App Dev Manager, Bryan Towne to provide insight into to consolidation options for Azure deployments as you grow into or out of your current Enterprise Agreement. Within the time that you consume Azure services there will come a point in which you will probably need to transition from your…


Creating Azure IoT Edge Custom Modules in C# – send and receive data from IoT Hub

This post is from Premier Developer consultant Mark Taylor. This article assumes a basic understanding of the functionality of Azure IoT Edge.  If you don’t have this, start with the official documentation: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/campaigns/iot-edge/. The current Azure IoT Edge samples for .Net are great, but they do not (as of the time of this writing) demonstrate…

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A Smart Way to Host Your Training Labs

In this post, Application Development Manager, Wesam Darwish walks us through how to leverage Azure DevTest – a cost effective, consistent, and streamlined way for quickly deploying a virtual training lab in your environment. At Microsoft Premier Support for Developers, we provide a variety of training options and a wide range of knowledge transfer sessions…


Finding that Perfect Home: Web App Hosting in the Azure Cloud

This post is from Premier Developer consultant Rob Vettor. After months of late nights and more pizza than you want to remember, it’s time to deploy your brand-new web application to production. The good news is… you’ve got choices – lots of choices! However, making the right decision requires that you have a good understanding…

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Deploy Azure Quickstarts to Azure Government

In this post, Application Development Manager, Marcus Fernandez, covers using existing Azure templates with the Azure Government cloud. Some great resources have been developed by the ALM Rangers, MVPs, and Microsoft Product Groups around Azure Quickstarts. Great place to get started should you need a pre-baked infrastructure. The old saying don’t reinvent the wheel. The…


Exam prep for Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, 70-534

In this post, App Dev Manager, Omer Amin talks about preparing for the Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam. So you are thinking about taking the 534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. There are plenty of exam prep resources and courses out there from Udemy\Pluralsight courses, books, guides, etc. Search returned 227,000 search results for “Azure…


From ASM to ARM – A real world migration

This post is provided by Senior Application Development Manager, Mark Pazicni, who walks us through an Azure migration exercise to move a legacy deployment in ASM to a modern deployment in ARM. Migrating from Azure Service Management (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) can be a daunting task, but hopefully this post will outline some…