Episode 74 - Azure Data Factory

by Cale Teeter April 22, 2015

Cale gives us the low-down on the Data Factory service.

Service details: http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/data-factory/

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode74.mp3

Great guidance on Cloud Application Design and Implementation from the Patterns and Practices team at Microsoft. https://github.com/mspnp/azure-guidance

Upcoming Azure Bootcamp sessions: http://global.azurebootcamp.net/

 

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Episode 73 - Partner Spotlight - Cloud Point

by Sujit D'Mello April 15, 2015

We talk to Hugh Valentine of Cloud Point, an Azure hybrid, hosting and migration specialist firm in the UK. He shares some thoughts and observations on cloud adoption and migration strategies.

Hugh Valentine

http://cloud-point.co.uk

 

Cloud Control:

http://www.cloud-point.co.uk/cloud-control/

 

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode73.mp3

 

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Episode 72 - Hybrid Networking

by Sujit D'Mello April 9, 2015

We talk with Ganesh Srinivasan, a Senior PM in the Azure team who manages the VPN and Express Route services that open the door for all sorts of interesting hybrid cloud/on-premises scenarios.

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode72.mp3

 

Other links:

Container Blog Posts:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2015/04/08/microsoft-announces-new-container-technologies-for-the-next-generation-cloud.aspx

http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/04/08/microsoft-unveils-new-container-technologies-for-the-next-generation-cloud

 

Nano Blog Post:

                http://blogs.technet.com/b/windowsserver/archive/2015/04/08/microsoft-announces-nano-server-for-modern-apps-and-cloud.aspx

 

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Episode 71 - Ibiza Portal

by Sujit D'Mello April 1, 2015

Evan and Sujit talk to Adam Abdelhamed who is a PM for the new Azure Portal. He gives us the scoop on the design of the new Portal and future plans.

Media File:  http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode71.mp3

 

Provide feedback on the new portal: http://feedback.azure.com/forums/223579-azure-preview-portal

Great resource for diagnosing and fixing a number of VNET and hybrid issues:

https://home.diagnostics.support.microsoft.com/SelfHelp?knowledgebaseArticleFilter=2996010&wa=wsignin1.0

 

 

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Episode 70 - Azure Technical Certifications

by Sujit D'Mello March 26, 2015

Cale and Sujit chat with Mark Grimes, a long-time MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) and MCS consultant on the new certification exams for Azure. Who are they meant for, how to prepare and what are the advantages of these certifications? We get answers from the pros. Cale is also involved with teaching courses for these exams so he weighs in as well.

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode70.mp3

Mark has put together a consolidated set of links for more information on the 70-533 exam: 

aka.ms/certification/70-533

https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-534.aspx

https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-us/exam-70-532.aspx

Other Links:

http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/03/24/announcing-azure-app-service

A blog post by PM Lichun Li describing causes of common VM/web/worker instance allocation failures and suggesting possible remediation steps.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/rds/archive/2015/03/17/how-to-create-a-remoteapp-template-image-in-azure.aspx

 

 

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Episode 69 - Free for all!

by Sujit D'Mello March 18, 2015

The guys talk about a number of topics including:

Row Hammer bug http://googleprojectzero.blogspot.com/2015/03/exploiting-dram-rowhammer-bug-to-gain.html

Azure IoT Suite http://blogs.microsoft.com/iot/2015/03/16/microsoft-announces-azure-iot-suite/

Lack of PaaS in Azure Pack

Max connections in VMs

Favorite Azure Feature

Something in Azure that drives you crazy

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode69.mp3

 

Resources:

ECC - Error-correcting code

Azure RemoteApp PowerShell cmdlets are publically available

 

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Episode 68 - Fundmentals of Azure - Book

by Sujit D'Mello March 11, 2015

We talk to Robin Shahan and Michael Collier, the authors of a new free eBook on the Fundamentals of Azure. Besides being Azure MVPs, Michael is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft and Robin has her own consulting company Nightbird Consulting where she provides training and helps companies architect and develop effecient solutions using the Azure platform.

Media File: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode68.mp3

Download the free book here: http://aka.ms/fundamentalsofazure

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Robin can be found on Twitter as @RobinDotNet, and you can read her articles about Azure (and other subjects) at http://robindotnet.wordpress.com

 

·        Michael's Blog: http://www.michaelscollier.com

·        Twitter: @MichaelCollier

 

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Episode 67 - Redis Cache

by Sujit D'Mello March 5, 2015

Cale and Sujit talk to Pranav Rastogi who is a Program Manager for the Redis Cache Service.

Media File:

http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode67.mp3 

Azure Cache info:

http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/cache/

 

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41937 

 

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=41937 

Cloud and Enterprise Symbol Set v2.08

The Azure Symbol Set is now the updated and expanded Cloud and Enterprise Symbols.

 

Some cool demo scenarios w/ Barracuda that recently came out – videos look good and useful  

Deploying Multi-Tier Architecture in Azure, 

                1. Overview -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9B27WqIbbfw

                2. Demo :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtMkZyhhl28

 

 

Publishing and Securing your Sharepoint Application 

  1. Overview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKJcmmLGV_o
  2. Demo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E4QDRFaU02o

 

Securing High Business Impact (HBI) Applications in Azure 

                1. Overview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Asqg1rV-UY

                2. Demo : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyd-l8z6gYM

 

http://azure.microsoft.com/blog/2015/02/26/sunny-and-swarmy-in-azure

Docker Machine, Swarm and Compose capabilities released to Beta.

 

https://msopentech.com/blog/2014/11/07/creating-asp-net-vnext-docker-container-using-mono-2/

 Running ASP.Net vNext in Docker on Linux

 

New Azure Training Kit: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8396

Delivered via Platform Installer. Called Azure Readiness Content

 

 

 

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Episode 66 - Gatekeeper Pattern for IaaS

by Evan Basilik February 25, 2015

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Episode 65 - Azure ISV Viewpoint

by Sujit D'Mello February 19, 2015

Evan and Sujit talk to Nick Burling who is VP of Product Management at Blue Stripe Software http://bluestripe.com a Microsoft Gold Partner that builds products to support and monitor Azure deployments.

Nick shares his views on the adoption of Azure, some of the challenges that companies face in moving to the cloud and the surprising success of Azure Pack.

 

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode65.mp3

 

White paper from Blue Stripe on monitoring Azure Pack. 

http://bluestripe.com/whitepapers/application-monitoring-inside-windows-azure-pack/

 

 

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