This post is related to my first personal experiment using IoT DevKit AZ3166 and Azure IoT Central, so I could have a feeling on how easy would be to build a simple IoT application that would connect to Azure to report data and also to use the Azure Services available. I decided to simplify this experiment by using the sample projects available on the Azure IoT Developer Kit, provided by Microsoft on their Github open source workspace.
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This post is part of the Applied Cloud Stories initiative, promoted by Microsoft, to allow the community to share success stories using Azure services and products and help other people learn how they can also use it to overcome challenges and issues that eventually they face, or just for improve in any way their life and business. Few years ago, when I started to work with one of my clients, between an extensive number of important projects, there was a initiative being implemented by the team to redesign our work processes and improve productivity and quality of our applications and the services we provide.
During the Microsoft Ignite 2019, organized in Orlando - Florida from 4th to 8th November, Mark Russinovich, the Azure CTO, presented two innovative and revolutionary projects developed by Microsoft that aim to solve a bunch of existing problems nowadays for IT Pros and Developers when they try to build distributed microservice-based applications. This session was named “The Future of Cloud Native Applications with Open Application Model (OAM) and Distributed Application Runtime (Dapr)”.
During December of 2019, two Azure MVPs, Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper are running an amazing initiative called the Azure Advent Calendar. From 1st of December to 25th of December, each day you will have available at least three (3) Azure related videos from Azure community members posted to this YouTube Channel. These videos are for those new to Azure and all the way through to the expert level. This initiative enables you to access relevant Azure content in an easy and quick way for you to get new or refresh your knowledge on some of these services.
Today, i proudly announce that my first Pluralsight course was published. This course is related with Azure SQL database services and explains you how you can leverage Azure features and services to monitor your database performance, troubleshoot any issues that occur and tune your database performance, in a simple and easy way, that allows you to achieve the best performance on your databases. Preparation Since it is my first course, i will share with you all the experience and some lessons learned during the process of producing this course.
Yesterday I had the pleasure to talk to the Azure Dublin Meetup community about Leveraging Azure Serverless to build Event-driven Applications. It was an amazing opportunity to share some of my knowledge related to Azure and also explain how it can be used in real life scenarios that we face on day a day basis. There was a really nice audience, committed to learn and share their experience and knowledge as well, including few Microsoft staff that contributed to the different discussions.