Making the Most of Microservices

Microservices solve tons of problems that face modern hyper-scale applications such as high availability, global scalability, rapid updates. But these do not come without trade-offs and present new challenges like security, state management, and data access. In this webinar, we will take a closer look at these trade-offs and challenges and the patterns that help…

Building and Managing Containers with Azure

Building and managing containers are a large part of any container deployment. The entire process requires multiple steps and different tools to complete. Azure provides several different ways to manage automation and container images for deployment to container platforms. In this session, you’ll get a glimpse of three different ways to do this with Azure…

Making Sense of the Power of BI Ecosystem

Power BI adoption growth has been astonishing. And with growing demand, we also have growing needs. The service started as an end-user-driven data visualization tool but is now at the enterprise-grade semantic layer. In this session, we will go through, and dive into, the Power BI pieces and service parts. What you will learn: Power…

Power BI Aggregations

Power BI was originally released as a fully cloud-based, end-user targeted data visualization tool. Now it’s both a robust and scalable enterprise-level BI ecosystem. Microsoft has increased its ability to deal with a large volume of data both imported into and hosted outside the service to implement semantic models. In this session, Wintellect Data Architect…

Microsoft Azure for SQL Server Professionals: Get Your Head in the Cloud

Lift and shift is a utopia many IT professionals have about moving on-prem resources to the cloud. The truth is you must understand how the cloud works so you can adjust, design accordingly, and deliver to expectations. As SQL DBAs, you have options and can choose between IaaS or PaaS, between SQL in a VM…

Azure Tagging and Policy: A Match Made in the Cloud

Azure provides a rich, out of the box experience for enforcing roles and access to Azure. Sometimes, however, these controls are not enough, and this is where Azure Tagging and Azure Policy come into play. With Tagging and Policy tools, you can enforce rules and apply organization to resources, resource groups, and subscriptions. In this…

Azure Synapse Analytics and the Modern Data Warehouse

As part of your cloud migration, the challenge of gathering Business Intelligence is amongst the most significant transformations being faced by companies today. The value of gaining insights from your data cannot be understated, and the techniques are changing and shifting. Join Derrick So’Brien, Senior Microsoft Instructor and Azure advocate, as we look at the…

.NET Modernization through Azure Services

A move to the cloud represents one of the largest technology shifts faced by any organization. As changes occur, many are being forced to rebuild their applications and make them “future proof.” Some of the barriers to cloud adoption are just a matter of perception. In this webinar, you can get a taste of the…

Architecting Data Storage Solutions with Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB provides a multi-model database for building highly responsive, scalable applications. The key to getting the most out of Cosmos DB is understanding how to design a database that can take advantage of the platform. In this session, you will learn the basics of the platform, the secrets to effective data models, and how…

GitHub and Azure DevOps – Better Together

With Microsoft acquiring GitHub, many teams struggle to understand whether to adopt GitHub or Azure DevOps, especially if there’s already an investment in Azure DevOps or Team Foundation Server (TFS). There is a third option that is often overlooked – the platforms are better together! Join Ken Muse, an ALM | DevOps Ranger, to learn…

Understanding Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) Storage

Kubernetes can integrate with several storage options available on Azure, including Azure Files, Blob Storage, and Azure Disks from Microsoft, as well as other options from third-party vendors like NetApp. In this webinar, we’ll look at the options available to Kubernetes, how to use them, and when to use them so you can choose the…