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Azure Stack for disconnected environments

Azure Stack for disconnected environments. (Oil and Gas)  Azure Stack is a truly exciting and powerful service that unlocks so many possibilities. Azure Stack allows organization to bring core and advanced cloud services to the edge and disconnected environments, whether it’s a field office, vehicle, ship, or aircraft. What is Azure Stack?  Microsoft Azure Stack is a hybrid cloud platform that…

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Autoscaling Best Practices

Autoscaling Best Practices – Unforunately several websites have succumb to the Black Friday shopping frenzy. Autoscaling takes advantage of the elasticity of cloud-hosted environments while easing management overhead. It reduces the need for an operator to continually monitor the performance of a system and make decisions about adding or removing resources. There are two main ways that an application can…

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Azure Stack – In low latency, low bandwidth and completely disconnected locations

Did you know that a single fiber-optic cable at an oil well generates more than a terabyte of data every day? Oil well sensors collect performance, temperature, pressure, and equipment health data; drill ships and production facilities are instrumented with thousands more sensors, generating even more data. Azure IoT hub will not only collect all that data; it can help…

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Scaling throughput in Azure Cosmos DB

What is an RU and how are they consumed? RUs measure the cost of both read and write operations against your Cosmos container. Discover more about RUs and Scaling throughput in Azure Cosmos DB. In Azure Cosmos DB, provisioned throughput is represented as request units/second (RU/s, plural: RUs). RUs measure the cost of both read and write operations against your Cosmos…

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Working with the change feed support in Azure Cosmos DB

One of my favorite features of #CosmosDB is the change feed. It listens to an Azure Cosmos DB collection for any changes. It then outputs the sorted list of documents that were changed in the order in which they were modified. @AzureCosmosDB #Azure

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‪Establish bidirectional communication with billions of IoT devices. ‬

Use device-to-cloud telemetry data to understand the state of your devices and define message routes to other Azure services without writing any code. In cloud-to-device messages, reliably send commands and notifications to your connected devices and track message delivery with acknowledgement receipts. Device messages are sent in a durable way to accommodate intermittently connected devices.

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Azure Cosmos DB + Functions Cookbook

This next Azure Cosmos DB + Azure Functions recipe will show you how to customize the ConnectionMode and Protocol used in the Azure Functions bindings and triggers.

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Azure Cosmos DB – Tunable Consistency

There are a lot of good reasons to use Azure Cosmos DB, as it offers a uniquely ‘single pane of glass’ over the increasingly ‘polyglot persistence’ world of enterprise data. One of the innovative ways in which it does this is with the tunable consistency feature for persisting data (see here for the documented 5 levels of consistency).