Static Web Apps are becoming increasingly popular because of the advantages: great security, super speed, super scalability, maintainability and low cost. With the Jamstack architecture, great tools are now available for building feature-rich static web apps and hosting them. This blog is an example!
Planetzine is an open source sample application, that show how to build a news web app that uses a globally distributed Azure Cosmos DB SQL API setup. It demonstrates reading from the nearest database location ("local reads"), full-text search and measuring the number of Request Units consumed.
Azure Synapse Serverless SQL Pool is a query service that works with Azure Data Lake. It enables you to access data through standard T-SQL syntax and standard protocols. This makes your data available from a wide range of Business Intelligence tools.
Here is how to check when you have to change your password in a Windows AD (Active Directory) domain. Expiring passwords is one of the most common reasons for having to contact an IT Helpdesk. Avoid getting locked out by following these instructions.
Azure Purview is Microsoft’s unified data governance service that helps you discover and get insight into your available data. It replaces Azure Data Catalog and is now based on Apache Atlas, one of the leading open-source data governance and metadata frameworks.
Elastic pools provide a simple and cost effective solution for running multiple Azure SQL Databases with a fixed budget. The price of an elastic database pool is based only on the total resources allocated for the databases, and is independent of the number of databases it contains.
Have you ever needed to read data from a SOAP API (web service) in your Azure Data Factory pipelines? I have, and I will here show you the trick how to do this. Azure Data Factory (ADF) doesn't currently come with any built-in SOAP connector. Instead you need to do a workaround.
Azure Synapse is a super-scalable analytics service for enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you two options: Dedicated resources or Serverless on-demand resources. This article will describe the Dedicated option.
Azure SQL Databases comes with built-in backup and restore capabilities, but how do you copy an Azure SQL Database between subscriptions? It is actually fast and easy to do. I will describe how to do it in this article.
Running your Azure Web Apps (App Services) from zip packages is an alternative to the standard deployment model. I will here describe how to setup the package deployment model ("Run From Package") and what the advantages/disadvantages are.