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Category: Azure

  • Azure Cosmos DB for the Relational Mind

    Last year, I started talking more about my adventures in Azure Cosmos DB. For databases week, I’m going to tackle Azure Cosmos DB in 2 parts – the platform with their SQL API and the rest of the APIs. Why? I know many of my followers have come into the NoSQL realm similar to me […]

  • MySQL and PostgreSQL… in Azure!

    My love of data isn’t contained to just SQL Server. That was the data platform that I used heavily at work. However, I also have worked with MySQL and PostgreSQL. One of my first coding projects for an employer outside of the internship role was an inventory system for an IT department using PHP + […]

  • SQL Server Offerings in Azure

    A huge chunk of my career has been in the SQL Server realm – developing Crystal Reports that consume SQL Server results, learning SQL Server administration so that I could ramp up as the sole DBA, building SSIS packages for ETL, standing up SQL Server Reporting Services for another client, teaching a SQL Server Admin […]

  • Learning Azure – Delving into Databases

    This week, my Learning Azure series will be talking about some of the databases available on Azure. Which databases are on Azure? There are many databases on Azure – including relational data in Azure SQL, NoSQL with Azure Cosmos DB, and even some popular databases in the open source realm such as MySQL and PostgreSQL. […]

  • Serverless hosting with Azure Functions

    In today’s adventures with Learning Azure, I want to get you moving with a serverless solution in Azure called Azure Functions. What are Azure Functions? Azure Functions are not something you’ll see rendered on a front-end somewhere. They’re a serverless solution used for doing things in the back-end and the middle tier. These are some […]

  • Azure Hosting with Azure App Service

    Yesterday, I talked about the hosting option for front-end apps that don’t require server rendering. Azure Static Web Apps takes care of that. Today, we’ll explore a hosting offering that does support server rendering – Azure App Service! Disclaimer: I am a contributor to some of these docs and their sample code. I am also […]

  • Talking about Azure Static Web Apps

    For today’s Learning Azure adventure, I want to talk about an Azure offering that hosts sites where server rendering isn’t required. Think about sites where HTML, CSS, and JavaScript work without server rendering. Think about Blazor. Imagine those apps calling lightweight APIs hosted in the serverless Azure Functions. (More on those later this week!) Let’s […]

  • Free Azure Services?!

    In today’s post for our Learning Azure series, we’re going to look at some of the services available for FREE* in Azure. * These are various distinctions of FREE and as of August 2, 2022. If you are seeing this at a later date, you will want to check their product pricing pages for details. […]

  • August is for Learning Azure

    Over the past couple months, Jerome Hardaway has been tweeting about reading the docs, and his latest tweet about the docs inspired me: (1) Jerome Hardaway 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 on Twitter: “This is your regular reminder to if you’re new to code to RTFD ( Read The F*cking Docs). They have whole teams dedicated to them now. […]