Azure SQL Database is increasing read and write performance

Azure SQL Database is increasing read and write performance

Microsoft announced that they have doubled the write performance across all Azure SQL Database offers and additionally have doubled the read performance for their Premium databases. These performance upgrades come with no price change and are available world-wide. The increased performance

Blockchain Basics

Blockchain Basics

Blockchain is a secure, shared, distributed ledger that can be public, private, or consortium Secure – Uses cryptography to create transactions that are impervious to fraud and establishes a shared truth. Shared – Blockchain value is directly linked to the

Azure IoT Hub message routing dramatically simplifies IoT solution development

IoT solutions can be complex. As Microsoft is working with customers on real-world, enterprise-grade IoT solutions built on Azure IoT, one pattern they noticed is how businesses route inbound messages to different data processing systems. Imagine millions of devices sending billions

Azure IoT wish list

Azure IoT wish list

I found a cool wish list to start with Azure IoT or extend your IoT projects Are you looking to get something for a friend or family member who’s into making their own hardware devices, or want to get started

Connect your things with the Azure IoT Gateway SDK

Connect your things with the Azure IoT Gateway SDK

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to transform virtually every facet of how a company operates. Yet if an IoT platform doesn’t work with the assets a business already has in place, or requires employees to acquire new

Set expiration date for VMs in Azure DevTest Labs

Set expiration date for VMs in Azure DevTest Labs

In scenarios such as training, demos and trials, you may want to create virtual machines and delete them automatically after a fixed duration so that you don’t incur unnecessary costs. We recently announced a feature which allows you to do

Azure PowerShell 3.0.0 – Highlights and breaking changes

Azure PowerShell 3.0.0 – Highlights and breaking changes

Azure PowerShell is a set of PowerShell cmdlets for managing your assets in Azure using Azure Resource Manager (ARM) and Azure Service Management (RDFE). Azure PowerShell 3.0.0 adds various improv… Azure PowerShell is a set of PowerShell cmdlets which assist

Webhooks for Azure Alerts – Creating a sample ASP.NET receiver application

Microsoft Azure recently announced support for webhooks on Azure Alerts. Now you can provide an https endpoints to receive webhooks while creating an alert in the Azure portal. Webhooks are user defined HTTP endpoints that are usually triggered by an event.

Azure WebJobs SDK 1.1.0 RTM

Features in this release This release is packed with many features around the new extensibility model for the SDK which allows you to write customer triggers and binders as well as core improvements to existing feature set. Following are some

Glimpse at Application Insights Telemetry

There are people who love Application Insights, there are people who love Glimpse, and there are people who haven’t heard of these great tools. Take a moment to learn more. What is Application Insights? Application Insights monitors your web application