Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is not really a new thing, but growing popularity of private and public cloud-based microservices pushes this idea to the next level of software architecture and design. This article explores what microservices are, why their use is increasing and how using them may change the role of traditional software developers. A… READ MORE
Learn from Stephane Eyskens, Microsoft MVP, about Orchestrating the access to Azure Key Vault. As you might know, Azure Key Vault is a set of repositories one can use to store key/value pairs of secrets, certificates etc. in order to facilitate the maintenance of this information. Key Vault comes with “Keys” and “Secrets” in this blog Stephane will focus on the “Secrets” part.
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.
The main goal of this article is to show you how you could try to achieve the cloud SLA of Microsoft; if even that is quite very difficult.
In this article we will discover how easily we can create a secure tunnel between two different systems using Service Bus Relays from Microsoft Azure. We will start from a real life problem and we will discover how we can resolve this problem using Azure Services.
From previous versions of SharePoint a very recurrent problem has been to introduce within SharePoint all sorts of applications, without looking if this type of application has to be on the platform or not….
Summary: This eBook is dedicated to people willing to start deploying SharePoint in VMs on Microsoft Azure. They will be able to create their first farm and to choose the correct VM size for their different environments. This eBook is also available in French. Download ‘Kit de démarrage SharePoint dans Microsoft Azure’ now>> Exclusive to… READ MORE
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.
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 🙂