Olivier Bloch joins Scott Hanselman to discuss Azure IoT and how it is more than just about connecting IoT devices and sending telemetry to the Cloud. They also talk about Azure IoT device topics such as twins, provisioning, and lifecycle management. For more information, see: Azure IoT Hub Azure IoT MXChip starter kit Azure IoT Developer Center
Raj Ganapathy joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the new addition to Azure's resiliency offerings – Availability Zones. Azure Availability Zones are fault-isolated locations within an Azure region to help protect customers applications and data from datacenter-level failures with independent power, network, and cooling. For more information, see: Introducing Azure Availability Zones for resiliency and high availability (blog) Overview of Availability Zones in Azure (docs)
In this episode, Sean McKenna shows Scott Hanselman the Open Service Broker for Azure, an easy way to connect applications running in platforms like Kubernetes and Cloud Foundry to some of the most popular Azure services, using a standard, multi-cloud API. For more information, see: Open Service Broker API (org site) Open Service Broker for Azure project (GitHub) Kubernetes Service Catalog project (GitHub) Custom Services Overview (Cloud Foundry docs)
In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti sits down with Steve Downs from the Azure Government Engineering team to discuss Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) on Azure Government. What is VDI? How is it different from traditional Remote Desktop? Why do customers use VDI and, most importantly, how does VDI help government agencies reduce their costs? These are just some of the questions that are answered in this video. Steve will also explain how Azure Government enables agencies to scale (both up and down) their VDI workloads, as well as better enable Disaster Recover scenarios. If you are someone interested in significantly reducing your VDI costs, while adding tremendous efficiency and on-demand capacity, check out this video for how you can get started with VDI on Azure Government today!
Chris Pendleton joins Scott Hanselman to discuss Azure Location Based Services, which is a portfolio of geospatial service APIs natively integrated into Azure that enables developers, enterprises, and ISVs to create location-aware apps and IoT, mobility, logistics, and asset tracking solutions. The portfolio currently comprises of services for Map Rendering, Routing, Search, Time Zones and Traffic. For more information, see: Azure Location Based Services (overview) Azure Location Based Services (docs)
Chris Gillum joins Scott Hanselman to discuss a new extension of Azure Functions known as Durable Functions. Durable Functions is a programming model for authoring stateful, reliable, and serverless function orchestrations using C# and async/await. For more information, see: Durable Functions overview (docs) Durable Task Framework extension for Azure Functions (GitHub repo) Durable Functions and Bindings Extensibility Preview Announcement (blog)
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Mike Neil, CTO for Microsoft Azure Stack and Liz Centoni, Executive VP for Cisco Computer Products Group provide their insight and perspectives on the advantages of deploying Microsoft Azure Stack with Cisco UCS.
Amber Bhargava joins Scott Hanselman to discuss the new Azure free account. The new Azure free account provides Azure customers US $200 credit for first 30 days to experiment with a combination of services. Now it also includes 12-months of popular free services and 25+ always free services to learn and explore Azure further. For more information, see: Create your Azure free account today Azure Free Account FAQ Create services included with Azure free account (docs)
In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Gerardo Saca of the Azure Government Engineering team about the Azure Government technical community. Are you a developer or IT Pro that considers yourself a part of the Azure Government technical community? If not, why not? Steve and Saca talk about numerous ways you can get involved in the Azure Government community. Where can you go to get your questions answered about what services are available in Azure Government and what is coming up? What if you have a technical question you want to ask, or you want to get further technical training? How is the Azure Government Engineering team making it easier for developers and IT pros, and how can you give direct feedback to the team? All of these questions and more are answered by Saca and Steve in this short video – tune in and become part of the Azure Government technical community!