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Mostly Cloudy – Oct 28th, 2014

Current Conditions ☁  OSS in Azure Here are a few new links to look at around Open Source in the Azure world: Tracy Rooks (@trooks1017) posted a new example to the MSDN Code Gallery to show off Microservices.  The 11Binary HDScan Mongo Data Service has the description of : “This is the HDScan Mongo Data

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Mostly Cloudy – Oct 24th, 2014

Current Conditions ☁  OSS in Azure The changes to Microsoft culture in regard to Open Source has been quite dramatic over the last three to four years, and no product or focus at Microsoft shows that off quite like Azure does. The Microsoft Open Tech contributed it’s first bit of code to Java this last

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Azure Blob Storage Part 4: Uploading Large Blobs

This article is one in a series of articles on the Azure Blob Storage service. If you would like to jump to other articles in these series: Part One: Introduction Part Two: Getting Started Part Three: Using the Storage Client Library Part Four: Uploading Large Blobs In the previous article in this series, I showed

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Azure Active Directory Part 1: An Introduction

What Azure Active Directory is (and is not) Azure Active Directory (aka Azure AD) is a fully managed multi-tenant service from Microsoft that offers identity and access capabilities for applications running in Microsoft Azure and for applications running in an on-premises environment. Its name leads some to make incorrect conclusions about what Azure AD really

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