When I am teaching about the cloud and especially when I am showing cost optimization, I am presenting an example of Troy Hunt Have I Been Pwned cost saving case. Troy by using Cloudflare as a caching solution and moving traffic outside of Azure, managed to reduce the cost of infrastructure below 1 USD per month. At the end of 2018, when he was describing this case, his page was supporting 141M monthly queries of 517M records. This is a brilliant example of how you should work with your cloud solutions. Source: https://www.troyhunt.com/serverless-to-the-max-doing-big-things-for-small-dollars-with-cloudflare-workers-and-azure-functions/ Looking at the latest news from Troy- [...]
This time I am sharing a video that has been recorded with Scott Hanselman. Together with Piotr Rogala we conducted an ask me anything session with Scott. I believe that there is no need to introduce Scott to anybody. Just grab a coffee and a nice watching.
Check out the movie in which Alex Frankel will give you an introduction to the Bicep project. It is a new way of deployment of resources in Azure – it aims to drastically simplify the authoring experience.
Azure Cognitive Services is one of prebuild products that allows us to add AI to our application very quickly. You can develop AI features without the required help of a data scientist. In most cases, you are using the cloud version of this service. When just after creating a service, you can connect to is by library or API. When to use containers? In some cases, this is not enough. You would like better control your data, smaller latency, higher throughput, or improved scalability. These characteristics are the most important for me when I think about moving those services to [...]
Azure cloud gives you a lot of possibilities of adjusting used services to your needs. It means that you are able to adjust the costs of used resources. In the cloud, you are able to use a lot of auto-tuning options that are working right out of the box. Together with that, there are plenty of possibilities to do in the way that you will have the whole control over the process. Today I will focus on Azure SQL database. […]
You will find in this video information about AI. Being more precise, I am focusing on Azure Cognitive Services and showing how easy you can extend your application with artificial intelligence elements.
Recording of discussion with Piotr and Girls In Tech about Microsoft Azure is available. I am sure that you will enjoy watching it.
The 2020 Cloud 100 list represents an astonishing $267 billion of equity value. WOW. From 2019 this value of these companies increased by more than 60%. Across all the companies for which pricing data was disclosed, the average Cloud 100 valuation was ~25x ARR in its most recent round of financing. It is an excellent example of how the cloud helps your business grow. See more: The Cloud 100 2020 Benchmarks Report
During this recording, you can learn how to use Azure DevOps for Azure environment provisioning, a compilation of application and releasing it to cloud. Also, you will learn what the blue-green deployment is and how to configure it in Azure DevOps.