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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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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IoT Central–Microsoft’s SaaS solution for IoT

Microsoft has today released their IoT SaaS offering for customers and partners called as “Microsoft IoT Central”.  IoT Central enables powerful IoT scenarios without requiring cloud solution expertise and also simplifies the development process and makes customers to make quick time to market solutions, making digital transformation more accessible to everyone without overhead of implement …

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Azure SDK for .NET 3.0 available for Visual Studio 2015/2017

Windows Azure SDK for .NET, which include SDKs, basic tools, and extended tools for Visual Studio development for Azure Cloud enabled applications.  Microsoft has released latest Azure SDK for .NET along with Visual Studio 2017 (RTW). The new version v3.0 will support only Visual Studio 2015/2017, if you are using Visual Studio 2013 you can …

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Azure IoT Hub Device Management–Released to Public

Today Microsoft has announced general availability of Azure IoT Hub Device Management. With this release Azure IoT Hub subscribers/customers will be able to get access to following features and functionalities: Device twin. Use a digital representation of your physical devices to synchronize device conditions and operator configuration between the cloud and device. Direct methods. Apply …

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