An Introduction to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) is Microsoft’s flagship offering for running containers on Azure. While Kubernetes itself is not too difficult to use, setting up a cluster can be daunting. Microsoft does the hard work for you by not only creating the cluster, but then manages it as well! In this webinar, we’ll help you get…
Containers

3 Easy Ways to Run Containers on Azure

There are many ways to run containers on Azure, and some of them are genuinely difficult. But there are a few options that make running containers on Azure rather simple: Azure Container Instances, Web Apps for Containers, and Azure Kubernetes Services. Here, we look at each of these options and talk about when you might…

Getting Practical with React

Compared to most front-end JavaScript frameworks, React is relatively simple. With this simplicity, however, comes a lot of responsibility to choose or find your own tools and best practices. In this webinar, Chris Minnick will talk about some common best practices for everything from getting started with a React project to how to write tests…

ASP.NET Core 3 with CosmosDB (Mongo) and Azure

In this webinar Eric Greene will demonstrate running a containerized ASP.NET Core 3 application on Azure using Cosmos DB (Mongo) to store data. You will learn the important aspects of using Mongo DB (Cosmos DB) with .NET Core 3 and hosting a ASP.NET Core 3 containerized web application on Azure.

React Hooks, Tricks and Treats

Creating classes and binding functions in React can be confusing, and the added complexity often adds little value. To make React development easier, React now includes “Hooks,” which are a new way to use React state and share functionality between components. In this webinar, Chris Minnick will explain how Hooks work, how to use them,…

Angular NgRX Exploring The Essentials of NgRX

In this webinar, programmer and trainer Eric Greene will walk you through the essentials of NgRx. As part of the essentials, some of the important principles of Redux and RxJS will be explained. A simple Angular application will be enhanced with the NgRx Store and Effects modules demonstrating how to orchestrate actions, reducers, selectors and…

Linux Scripting for the Uninitiated

At the root of software engineering is the operating system and the kernel. Learning to navigate the file system and execute commands in the shell remotely or otherwise is essential. Often times you find that you are performing repetitive tasks even on your local environment and this is where shell scripting comes into play. Join…

3 Ways to Automate Custom VMs on Azure

Azure provides a whole suite of tools for customizing and provisioning virtual machines on Azure including custom VM images, a VM Extension for scripting, and Cloud-Init though it’s not always clear which way is the best approach. In this webinar, we’ll show you how to use each of these options with use cases and learn…

Power BI: When My Dataset is Too Big and My Reports are Too Slow

If you are importing around 10 million rows and no more than 100 MB of data in Power BI, more than likely you don’t have performance issues. But, if you trying to deal with more than 50 gigabytes of data in Power BI, and you have complex DAX measures there is a good chance you’re…

Securing Your Modern Azure SQL DB Deployment

In this webinar, you’ll learn modern security approaches in Microsoft Azure SQL DB, and how to leverage them in your applications. In SQL Server 2012, Microsoft introduced the self-contained database, a new way to implement security in SQL. Not many people payed attention to this feature, but it is in the center of secure Azure…

Building and Deploying Your First Machine Learning Model with Azure ML

Azure Machine Learning service offers an end-to-end platform to build, train, deploy, and manage machine learning models. The service fully supports open-source technologies such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, and scikit-learn and can be used for any kind of machine learning, from classical ml to deep learning, supervised and unsupervised learning. Attend this session to learn how…

Azure Databricks is Easier Than You Think

In this 1-hour webinar, we’ll show you how easy it is to create ETL pipelines in Python. In this session, we’ll spin up a Spark cluster, create a pipeline in a notebook, and talk about why this process is far better than creating pipelines in other frameworks. Migrating to Databricks from SSIS is far easier…