Introduction of Azure Synapse Analytics

Introduction of Azure Synapse Analytics

This is an overview session to describe what Azure Synapse Analytics is and where it fits in the Azure cloud architecture. We will also discuss various solutions it provides.

Learning Azure Cloud DevOps

Chris Reddington Ameena Lalani

Scheduled Fri, Oct 22, 2021

V043 - Weekly Technology Vlog #43 and Gaming Session

V043 - Weekly Technology Vlog #43 and Gaming Session

In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris, while gaming with the Cloud Family Community.

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington

Scheduled Sun, Oct 24, 2021

Things to Consider Before Migrating Old .NET Applications to Cloud

Things to Consider Before Migrating Old .NET Applications to Cloud

Jonah Andersson shares her past experience and important lessons learned about migrating and developing old .NET applications to the Azure cloud. Find out how that project turn into a fiasco not because of Azure but of other factors. Never make the same mistakes.

Applications Developer Cloud Migration

Chris Reddington Jonah Andersson

Scheduled Wed, Oct 27, 2021

V041 - Weekly Technology Vlog #41

Chris Reddington

Published on Sun, Oct 10, 2021

Podcast Sessionize Azure Community

In this session, Chris provides a series of updates focused around Azure, DevOps, GitHub and Cloud With Chris.

Using Azure DevOps REST APIs to automatically create Team Iterations

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Using Azure DevOps REST APIs to automatically create Team Iterations

Consider this scenario. You are managing a software project using Azure DevOps, and you have multiple teams working towards a common cadence. Perhaps that cadence is managed by a central team. To gain the most value from your sprint planning, you would need to associate the iterations from the …

Azure DevOps DevOps Automation

Chris Reddington Published on Sun, Jun 16, 2019

Azure Scaffold - Governance Recommendations

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Azure Scaffold - Governance Recommendations

The topic seems to have come up a few times over the past few weeks, so I wanted to post a short, sharp blog about it!

How should I structure my Azure Subscription Hierarchy?
There is no “one right way” to answer this question. Your best bet is to first familiarise yourself with the …

Azure Governance RBAC Azure Resource Tags Azure Resource Policies Subscription Management Cloud Adoption Framework Cloud Foundations

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

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Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

Scalability is one of the common areas where I have seen common misconceptions, when customers begin building on the platform.

But before we jump into that topic, let’s first revisit the three main cloud operating models or paradigms:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Think of this as …

Azure Architecture Scalability IaaS PaaS SaaS

Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Integration Platform as a Service: Logic Apps

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Integration Platform as a Service: Logic Apps

In case you had not already heard, Logic Apps have now reached general availability on Azure (or read an MSDN article by Jeff Hollan on the topic).

What are Logic Apps?

Logic Apps enable integration points primarily between Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, and can be easily configured through …

Blogging

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Sep 12, 2016

DigiCert Certificate Management through Azure Key Vault

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DigiCert Certificate Management through Azure Key Vault

Azure Key Vault helps safeguard cryptographic keys and secrets used by cloud applications and services. It streamlines the key management process, enabling you to maintain control of keys that access and encrypt your data. Developers can create keys for development and testing in minutes, and then …

Blogging ARM Templates Azure Key Vault

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Sep 12, 2016

An Introduction to Azure Functions

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An Introduction to Azure Functions

If you have been keeping up to date with the latest and greatest in Azure Services (yes, I know there are quite a few!), you may have heard of a new service called Azure Functions.

Azure Functions is an event-driven Platform as a Service capability, helping you to execute code upon the occurrence of …

Blogging Serverless Event-driven Architecture

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Sep 12, 2016

A few useful Azure Resources

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A few useful Azure Resources

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on a number of projects relating to Azure.

The usual theme has crept up, around recommended practices, and where to go for documentation. There are a couple of great resources to be aware of:

Azure Best Practice Checklists and Guidance

  • There are a number …

Azure Architecture

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Sep 3, 2016

Approaching Resilience in Azure Solutions

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Approaching Resilience in Azure Solutions

I mentioned in Building Solutions in the Cloud that I would be writing a series of blog posts on the areas of risk that I have seen since I have been providing guidance around Azure. In this post, I will provide some thoughts on how you can consider resilience within the context of your own solution …

Azure Architecture Resilience Requirements

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Building Solutions in the Cloud

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Building Solutions in the Cloud

By now, we should be aware of the benefits that the cloud can bring to any individual or organisation. There are plenty of case studies, talking about the scalable, flexible and economic benefits (See AzureAWS or Google for more information).

Companies see the cloud as a differentiator, and …

Azure Architecture Scalability Resilience Requirements

Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Aug 4, 2016

System.out.println('Hello World');

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System.out.println('Hello World');

Surely, a “Hello World” post is a right of passage for technical bloggers?

Welcome to my blog, and of course - My first blog post! But first, who am I? I’m Christian Reddington (in case you couldn’t tell by the domain name, or website title!) - and I’m a technology …

Blogging

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jul 4, 2016