Understanding the basics of blockchain and real-world applications

By David Branscome, Partner Technical Architect Microsoft Azure allows customers to set up blockchain solutions to support their business initiatives. Customers can provision their own blockchain network in a globally distributed system, using Azure compute and storage infrastructure as the foundation. In this post, I explain the basics of blockchain with the help of a…


Delivering a compelling DevOps demo

Prior to working at Microsoft, I worked with partners as a technical sales resource. One of my responsibilities – a challenging one – was to create and deliver a demo that was compelling to both business and IT leadership. I was constantly creating demo scripts and environments to meet the needs of the sales process. Then Microsoft released the Customer Immersion…


Application Development: DevOps and open source solutions

There’s been significant interest from partners about cloud application development, and we’ve decided to offer a practice-building community around the topic. Just as with the Azure Partner and Office 365 Partner communities, the new Application Development Partner community will include a monthly call, blog series, and Yammer group. Dedicating these assets to Application Development will…

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Application Development: Continuous delivery

There’s been significant interest from partners about cloud application development, and we’ve decided to offer a practice-building community around the topic. Just as with the Azure Partner and Office 365 Partner communities, the new Application Development Partner community will include a monthly call, blog series, and Yammer group. Dedicating these assets to Application Development will let…


Application Development: Continuous integration

There’s been significant interest from partners about cloud application development, and we’ve decided to offer a practice-building community around the topic. Just as with the Azure Partner and Office 365 Partner communities, the new Application Development Partner community will include a monthly call, blog series, and Yammer group. Dedicating these assets to Application Development will let…


Application Development: Infrastructure as Code

There’s been significant interest from partners about cloud application development, and we’ve decided to offer a practice-building community around the topic. Just as with the Azure Partner and Office 365 Partner communities, the new Application Development Partner community will include a monthly call, blog series, and Yammer group. Dedicating these assets to Application Development will let…