Tech on Fire: IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS on Azure

Tech on Fire with Blaize In this episode Blaize will discuss what Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS) entail, and how these relate to cloud computing.

Data DevOps: Deploying SQL Server DACPACs to Docker

In order to truly optimize the workflow and create a culture of DevOps, we need to be able to quickly build and deploy databases. To automate this process, we need to rely on improving our ability to utilize infrastructure as code. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use sqlpackage to automate…
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Into the Cosmos with the Cassandra API

Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database service for mission-critical applications. It supports turn-key global distribution, elastic scaling of throughput and storage worldwide, single-digit millisecond latencies at the 99th percentile, five well-defined consistency levels, and guaranteed high availability, all backed by industry-leading SLAs. Azure Cosmos DB automatically indexes data without requiring you to…

Take a Spin on Azure IoT Hub

In this webinar, you’ll get a survey of Azure IoT Hub and the suite of tools surrounding it. With this knowledge, you will be able to approach it with confidence when considering your next IoT project.

Using Azure Active Directory to Add World-Class Security in Under an Hour

Thanks to all that made it out to the Azure in the ATL meetup last night and thanks to Microsoft and Agile Thought for sponsoring the event and to John Garland for leading the group.  Here are the slides from last night:  Using Azure Active Directory to Add World-Class Security in Under an Hour For…

How to REALLY delete an Azure Active Directory B2C tenant

You probably landed here after feeling a little of the pain inherent in attempting to delete an Azure Active Directory B2C tenant. I have read several FAQ’s, How To’s, posts, and forum pleadings on the topic and I’ve yet to find one that definitively helped me remove above 20+ test B2C tenants clogging my menu…

A Tour of Azure Databricks

In this webinar, we’ll go over Azure Databricks, and explore where and how it fits into the Azure Data Platform. This will be followed by a live demo on the core functionality.
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Using Rclone with Azure for a Low-cost Backup

While backups are often one of the most overlooked planks in a comprehensive data security plan, they are are probably among the most important things one can do for data security. It’s works as an insurance policy against data loss which can be caused by a myriad of things ranging from accidental deletion, to drive…