Azure Container Hosting Demystified

If you’re just getting started with containers and want to run them on Azure the number of options available can be overwhelming, especially with all the not so intuitive acronyms. There are many different options for hosting containers in Azure and all of them fill a specific need. Choosing the app

Backup for Azure Blob Storage

Recently I came across a question on StackOverflow that was asking about how they could backup Azure Blob storage. They finished this question asking I can’t be the only one who needs to do this”. This struck a chord with me, as I recall feeling exactly the same when I had a need to do this. It feel

Stream SmartThings data to Cosmos DB and PowerBI - Part 1

I’ve recently added a whole load of home automation functionality using Samsung’s SmartThings platform. Part of this is a number of sensors to trigger automation based on motion, temperature, open/close etc. The SmarTthings platform is able to respond to events from these sensors to undertake tasks,

Azure Cloud Shell Button WordPress Plugin

Azure Cloud Shell is the web based cmd line tool provided by Microsoft that allows you to launch either a Bash or PowerShell command line in your browser, that is already authenticated to Azure with your credentials and contains all the command line tools you need to interact with Azure, it even inc