Tag: azure

FREE Dev Tools with Visual Studio Dev Essentials 3

FREE Dev Tools with Visual Studio Dev Essentials

While many of Microsoft product and tools cost money, they do have the Visual Studio Dev Essentials available for Free. Visual Studio Dev Essentials provides a lot of Free tools, training and cloud services offering […]

Free eBook: Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure (DevOps, Availability, Storage, more)

The “Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure” book written by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson and Mike Wasson has been made a free eBook by Microsoft Press. This books goes through a […]

BizSpark: Free Azure usage for Startups

The Microsoft BizSpark program offers FREE stuff to Startups for 3 years. This includes software, service, technical support, as well as Microsoft Azure cloud service usage. This offers a huge advantage to small, startups looking […]

Free eBook: Fundamentals of Azure 4

Free eBook: Fundamentals of Azure

The book “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure” has been made available as a Free eBook from Microsoft Press and Microsoft Virtual Academy. This book is written by Michael Collier and Robin Shahan. The material […]

Introducing Microsoft Azure Stack

Join Mark Russinovich (Azure CTO) and Jeffrey Snover (Enterprise Cloud Technical Fellow) in learning how Microsoft Azure Stack will help drive innovation by delivering Azure based solutions within your own data center in this short video. […]

Azure Storage Explorer 6

Azure Storage Explorer

The new Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer provides a GUI interface for managing Azure Storage from both Windows and Mac OS X. Rather than build this functionality into the Azure Management Portal, the Azure Storage Explorer […]

Azure Cloud Hardware is Made of Containers 7

Azure Cloud Hardware is Made of Containers

At the heart of the Microsoft Cloud are servers, networks, Internet connections, and much, much more! These data centers share a lot of qualities with traditional Enterprise data centers; such as fire suppression, humidity control, […]

What is Azure Service Bus? 8

What is Azure Service Bus?

Microsoft Azure Service Bus provides an PaaS (Platform as a Service) communications platform built to allow more robust, multi-tenant software systems to be built in the cloud. There are four main feature sets within Azure […]

What is DocumentDB? 9

What is DocumentDB?

Azure DocumentDB is a NoSQL document database that uses the JSON data format for storing and querying documents. Being a feature of Microsoft Azure, DocumentDB offers a nice NoSQL database using JSON documents that includes […]

(Retired) Preparing for 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam 10

(Retired) Preparing for 70-534 Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Exam

Retired Exam: This exam is being retired December 31, 2017, and is being replaced by Exam 70-535: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. The exam content will be similar but different enough that Microsoft is giving it […]

Did you know Java apps run on Azure too? 11

Did you know Java apps run on Azure too?

Did you know Java applications can be hosted on Microsoft Azure too? Microsoft Azure is about much more than just Windows and Microsoft’s developer tools. Just one of the many great platforms supported on Microsoft Azure is […]

Did you know Ruby apps run on Azure too? 12

Did you know Ruby apps run on Azure too?

Did you know Ruby applications can be hosted on Microsoft Azure too? Microsoft Azure is about much more than just Windows and Microsoft’s developer tools. Just one of the many great platforms supported on Microsoft Azure is […]

Node.js and Azure Development with Visual Studio Tools 13

Node.js and Azure Development with Visual Studio Tools

Did you know Microsoft Azure can host Node.js web apps too? Microsoft Azure is about much more than just Windows and Microsoft’s developer tools. Node.js is just one of the many great platforms that are supported […]

Did you know Azure Hosts PHP Applications too? 14

Did you know Azure Hosts PHP Applications too?

Did you know Microsoft Azure can host PHP web apps too? Microsoft Azure is about much more than just Windows and Microsoft’s developer tools. There are a number of “non-Microsoft” platforms and toolsets that work […]

Microsoft Azure Architecture Blueprints & Free Visio Symbols 15

Microsoft Azure Architecture Blueprints & Free Visio Symbols

Microsoft distributes some really nice looking Azure architecture diagrams / blueprints (like the one on the right) in various materials and even includes them in keynotes, presentations and other places. These really seem like they must be […]

Exam 70-532 Prep Session: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 16

Exam 70-532 Prep Session: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Original Source: http://channel9.msdn.com/events/Ignite/2015/BRK3907

Exam 70-534 Prep Session: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions 17

Exam 70-534 Prep Session: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions

Original Source: http://channel9.msdn.com/events/Ignite/2015/BRK3913

Study resources for passing the 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam 18

Study resources for passing the 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions certification exam

I’ve been taking on some Microsoft certifications recently, and my latest success is passing the 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions exam; earning me the Microsoft Specialist: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification. As with all Microsoft certification […]