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Azure Active Directory Part 6: Schema Extensions

This article is #6 in a series entitled “Azure Active Directory”. Introduction The Azure Active Directory Graph API enables some interesting scenarios that you can implement in your applications by enabling you to query and manipulate directory objects in Azure AD. In the last post I presented you with some common scenarios available via the

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Mostly Cloudy – March 18th, 2015

Current Conditions ☁ OSS in Azure Azure, and Microsoft in general, is becoming more open. Here are a few open source projects or related news around the Azure platform: Fog is an open source cloud abstraction library written in Ruby. The MS Open Tech guys have a Fog Gem for Microsoft Azure to be used

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Pragmatic IoT on Azure Part 2: Ingest

This article is #2 in a series entitled “Pragmatic IoT on Azure”. In the previous article in this series, I introduced the concept of IoT and provided a solution taxonomy as framing for thinking about IoT solutions: Ingest, Stage, Process and Act. In this article, I will elaborate on the Ingest stage starting with an

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Pragmatic IoT on Azure Part 1: Introduction

This article is #1 in a series entitled “Pragmatic IoT on Azure”. Analysts predict that there will be billions of internet connected devices by the year 2020. While analyst reports range from 24 billion to upwards of 150 billion, what all analysts seem to agree on is that the Internet of Things (IoT) is big.

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Mostly Cloudy – March 13th, 2015

Current Conditions ☁ OSS in Azure Azure, and Microsoft in general, is becoming more open. Here are a few open source projects or related news around the Azure platform: The NightScout project is an open source, DIY project to monitor glucose levels and post the information to the cloud for a diabetic, and loved ones,

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