Category: Azure

According to Microsoft, Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using various tools and frameworks.

From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, Azure is designed to have users up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

This cloud computing service is a big part of Microsoft’s business, and it competes with similar services from Amazon and Google.

Therefore, our Azure Category is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Monitoring your SharePoint Pages with Azure Insight Apps
Monitoring your SharePoint Pages with Azure Insight Apps
Blog Posts

Monitoring a SharePoint Server park was never a really exciting job for Administrators; expect if you really knew about System Centre Operations Manager – aka SCOM, compared to SharePoint Pages with Azure Insight Apps. You had to install the Management Pack that basically enables administrators to manage Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016. The Management Pack is… READ MORE

Store Twitter mentions on blog posts in Azure database using Azure Logic App and Azure API App
Store Twitter mentions on blog posts in Azure database using Azure Logic App and Azure API App
Blog Posts

As blogger it fancies me when people react on the post with comments. But the first thing you do with your post is placing it on a social platform like twitter. Instead of reacting on the blog itself, readers mostly react via twitter. Wouldn’t it be cool to have those twitter comments at your blog post? This article describes a technique using Azure Logic Apps to get the mentions on your blog posts into an Azure database.

Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010 - Index Post
Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010 – Index Post
Blog Posts

This post serves as an index for all the articles in the Visual guide to Azure Access Controls Services authentication with SharePoint 2010.

This series is a set [not yet determined amount] of articles where I show you how to leverage the Azure Access Controls Services (ACS) in combination with SharePoint 2010 to make it easier for you to use identity providers such as Google ID, Windows Live ID, Facebook AuthN etc.

Issue with Azure SDK on a SharePoint Server
Issue with Azure SDK on a SharePoint Server
Blog Posts

Few weeks ago I and Hilton Giesenow prepared togheter a SharePoint & Azure session for the TechEd Africa and the European SharePoint conference. During the preparation we discovered an issue running the Azure Compute Emulator on a SharePoint box (Azure SDK 1.5 and 1.6). First it seemed that the user profile service screwed up after you had started the emulator for the first time, but further investigations had shown that many service applications didn’t work properly anymore. The problem was, that the emulator sets the IIS anonymous user account to the application pool’s identity. Many thanks to Wictor Wilen for telling us which IIS setting has been affected ( we owe you a pint=>summit 2011 🙂