Tech on Fire: Autoscale on Azure App Services

Dynamically scaling an application in the cloud is one of the value propositions of using the cloud. Azure makes this easy with Azure App Services and Autoscaling, which enables apps to scale on all kinds of metrics. In this video, we’ll show you how to use it.

Three Azure-Native Storage Options for Azure Kubernetes Service

Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS) is one of the most versatile platforms on Azure. It can be tailored to run just about any kind of workload that you can throw at it ranging from a simple website to big data that requires access to massively scalable compute. One of the options that is most tunable on…

Tech on Fire: Azure App Service Plans

In this edition of Tech on Fire, you will learn about Azure App Service Plans, which are the foundation for defining your Azure App Service on Azure. This includes the kind of resources needed as well as the scale and scope of an app service.

Tech on Fire: Take a Tour of Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB has quickly become the go-to database as a service for many NoSQL database paradigms, including document databases and graph databases. With these offerings, there are a lot of possible solutions for a variety of different projects. In this video, you’ll get a long-form introduction to Cosmos DB on Microsoft Azure.

Azure Resources: Saving Time And Money

Money is always important whether you are developing for yourself, your employer, or a client. One way to save money in Azure is to shut down resources at the end of the day. As an Azure data engineer, it can be a tedious task that is easy to forget. There can be a lot of…

Machine Learning for Software Developers

In this webinar, you will get an intro to Machine Learning using scikit-learn. Machine learning (ML) expands the boundaries of what’s possible by letting software do things that can’t be done algorithmically. From fraud detection and sentiment analysis to spam filtering and facial recognition, it touches lives every day. Learn the basics of machine learning…

The Importance of DevOps in Your Business

For anyone in the technology space, the topic of DevOps has become prevalent across virtually all industries as organizations recognize that DevOps delivers value well beyond their IT department. Technology is changing the way we do business, and in the prescient words of Satya Nadella, “every business will become a software business.” So, how can…

Tech on Fire: Using Cloudfare with Blob Storage

Cloudflare offers some amazing protection for websites such as DDoS protection, a Web Application Firewall, and End-to-end SSL. In this video, we’ll look at how to configure a static site hosted on Azure Blob Storage to work with Cloudflare to take advantage of all the security Cloudflare offers.

An Introduction to Azure Managed Identities

As Public Cloud usage continues to grow, new problems emerge, and new tools arise to help us meet those challenges. However, these solutions have been prone to error and both misconfiguration and credential leaks have become genuine security issues, leading to data breaches, ransomware attacks, and data loss. Azure has introduced Managed Identities as a…