Episode 070 - Expectations on Microsoft Ignite 2021

Episode 070 - Expectations on Microsoft Ignite 2021

Microsoft Ignite is just around the corner! Join us for this episode where we talk about the basics of Ignite, what we expect to hear in terms of announcements and insights on Microsoft 365, Power Platform, Azure, and hybrid. We also introduce a new closing section to the show! Show notes Register for Microsoft Ignite Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 069 - Printing is still a thing - a look at Universal Print

Episode 069 - Printing is still a thing - a look at Universal Print

Let's talk about printing! On real paper! Universal Print is a solution from Microsoft - currently in public preview - that allows companies to manage printer queues and jobs from Azure. We'll take a look at how to set it up and how it works. Show notes Building a print-anywhere setup using Universal Printing and an old HP LaserJet (Jussi) Removing a print connector (Microsoft Docs) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 068 - Azure updates

Episode 068 - Azure updates

We digest another batch of Azure Updates, including Security Center updates, Storage Account security improvements, and more. Show notes Prevent Shared Key Authorization for an Azure Storage Account (Microsoft Docs) Azure Cache for Redis Event Grid Overview (Microsoft Docs) Secure backend services using client certificate authentication in Azure API Management (Microsoft Docs) Security Center Preview Updates January 2021 (Microsoft Docs) Security Center GA Updates January 2021 (Microsoft Docs) General availability: Soft delete for Azure file shares is now on by default for new storage accounts (Microsoft Docs) Append blob support for Azure Data Lake Storage is now in limited public…

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Episode 067 - End-to-end testing with Playwright on Azure

Episode 067 - End-to-end testing with Playwright on Azure

Turns out that Visual Studio 2019 is deprecated the load and availability testing tools. We take a look at alternative tools, mainly Playwright (a fork from Puppeteer) and how one can get this up and running and deployed to Azure. Show notes Load test projects in VS2019 (Micrsooft Docs) Playwright GitHub repo Browserless.io Selenium Creating a custom Azure Function on Linux using a custom container (Microsoft Docs) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 066 - Azure Updates

Episode 066 - Azure Updates

In this update episode, we focus on the latest updates on Azure during January 2021. Show notes Encryption of backup data using Customer-Managed Keys (CMK) (Microsoft Docs) View changes at scale with Application Change Analysis (Azure) Azure Security Center - News and Updates for December 2020 (Azure) Intro to flow logging for NSGs (Microsoft Docs) ARM template support for NSG flow logs (Microsoft Blog) Deploy and manage NSG Flow Logs using Azure Policy (Microsoft Docs) Chile Azure region announcement (Microsoft Blog) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 065 - Design for transient faults in Azure

Episode 065 - Design for transient faults in Azure

We touch on the topic of designing resilient and reliable applications in the cloud. Specifically, what transient faults are, and why we need to tackle them in our design. Show notes Transient Fault Handling (Microsoft Docs) Error handling for resilient applications in Azure (Microsoft Docs) Retry Guidance for specific Azure Services (Microsoft Docs) Retry Pattern (Microsoft Docs) Overview of the Reliability pillar in the Azure Well-Architected Framework (Microsoft Docs) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 064 - Getting started with machine learning using Lobe

Episode 064 - Getting started with machine learning using Lobe

Lobe is a free tool from Microsoft, allowing you to easily create machine learning models based on images. No coding required! We take a look at the tool and think about the use cases and opportunities it provides. Show notes Lobe How to train with TensorFlow (Microsoft Docs) How to deploy a local container notebook (Microsoft Docs) How to deploy machine learning models with TensorFlow Building a machine learning model with Lobe, easily (Jussi) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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Episode 063 - Azure updates

Episode 063 - Azure updates

To kick off 2021, we have a look at the most recent Azure updates! Show notes Create a Zone-redundant Azure Container Registry (Microsoft Docs) App Service Environment v3 now available in Public Preview (Azure Updates) App Configuration is now GA in China and US Gov (Azure Updates) Azure Functions in Any Language with Custom Handlers (Microsoft Tech Community) Five more services available in Azure free services (Azure Updates) Digital Twins is GA (Azure Updates) Azure Stack HCI is GA (Azure Updates) Azure Stack HCI Catalog Azure Storage account recovery portal (Azure Updates) Subscribe 📢SUBSCRIBE…

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