Recently we were asked if we could help a company to reduce the costs of their infrastructure in Microsoft Azure. They were wanting to move rapidly, so working on a plan to re-architect their system to make use of the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features that Azure provides wasn’t a viable option – we had to find another way.
Chris Testa-O’Neill, a Features Engineer in the Analytics and Data Science team at Microsoft, takes a look at setting up Azure Data Factory using PowerShell. This is a preview for the upcoming SQLBits, which takes place between the 5th and 8th April. Be sure to check it out!
Last month, we hosted a three-day long, MVP-led TechDays Online. All 18 sessions are available to be viewed on-demand via Channel 9, so don’t miss out on topics including bots, Linux on Azure, Xamarin, Quantum Computing, IoT and more!
Christos Matskas takes a look at Azure Key Vault, looking at what it can do for developers and how you can get started.
Launching April 6 2017, the Apprenticeship Levy aims to give employers a big incentive to train new talent. Alex Bennett of Firebrand Training takes a look at what this means for the industry, and how to best take advantage of it.
To help minimise – and learn – from mistakes, developers who use Azure should make full use of the platform’s features and best practices.
As ransomware attacks become more sophisticated, cloud based applications are at an increased risk. Professionals using Microsoft Azure must now take full advantage of the recently introduced Security Center to defend their cloud infrastructure and applications.
Gavin Payne builds on his article from last month about the common components of a Business Intelligence (BI) platform and focuses on a service to host one of them – the enterprise data warehouse (EDW).
The widespread adoption of Microsoft Azure means massive opportunities for developers with the right skills.
Did you miss //AzureReady last month? Not to worry, as you can now catch up on all of the presentations on-demand!