Managed Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL

During Microsoft Build 2017(May 10th 2017) conference in Seattle, Scott Guthrie (EVP of Cloud and Enterprise Group) announced two new offerings to the Azure Database Services Platform, Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. I was happy that Microsoft is filling the gap for the need of Fully Managed MYSQL and PostgreSQL . …

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Big Data & Front End Development track in the Microsoft Professional Program

Earlier I introduced you the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science. Right after few days Microsoft announced the BETA availability of two more tracks Big Data and Front End Development. Big Data Track: This Microsoft program will help you to learn necessary skills from cloud storage and databases to Hadoop, Spark, and managed data services …

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Getting Started local development with Azure Cosmos DB services – Part 2

In my previous article we discussed about setting local development environment using Cosmos DB Emulator for Windows. With this part 2 of the article, we will cover developing, debugging and integration related aspects of using Cosmos DB Emulator. Developing with Cosmos DB Emulator Once you have Cosmos DB emulator installed and running on your machine, …

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Getting Started local development with Azure Cosmos DB services – Part 1

Azure Cosmos DB is a multi-API, multi-model highly scalable NoSQL database services from Microsoft Azure platform. In order to develop an application consuming Azure Cosmos DB requires an azure live subscription or emulator in your local machine. The Azure Cosmos DB Emulator provides a local development/test environment for Azure Cosmos DB development purposes. Using Azure …

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Azure in Germany–a complete EU cloud computing solution

With my earlier article Azure in China, it came in to my interest to look for any other country/region specific independent cloud data center requirements.  I came across Azure for US Govt(Similar to Amazon Govt Cloud) instance and Azure Germany data center.  For this article context I will be covering only Azure in Germany. What …

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Azure in China

Microsoft Azure presence in China is always a question when there is a need for any customer to deploy azure applications specifically for Chinese Regional customers. Recently I had an interaction with a Microsoft Certified Trainer, who carelessly said Azure only uses Chinese partner based environment is only for serving CDN (Content Delivery Network) needs, …

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