PaaS

Introduction to Kubernetes

What is Kubernetes? Kubernetes (a.k.a K8s) is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling and management of containerized applications that was originally designed by Google and now maintained by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. What Kubernetes can do? Kubernetes has a number of features in cloud computing world, it can be thought as a : A
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Kubernetes vs Service Fabric

What is the difference between Kubernates and Service Fabric? It is a common question today among most of the business stakeholders, infrastructure specialists, and information technology architects.                   To answer in simpler words, quoting from this Reddit log : Kubernetes manage/orchestrate containers and applications within.  ServiceFabric is a
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What’s Azure Container Service (ACS/AKS)

I will start with history: Sometime around 2016, Microsoft launched an IaaS service called Azure Container Service a.k.an ACS serves as a bridge between Azure Ecosystem and existing container ecosystem being used widely by the developer community around the world. It helps as a gateway for infrastructure engineers and developers to manage underlying infrastructure such as
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Managed Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL

During Microsoft Build 2017(May 10th 2017) conference in Seattle, Scott Guthrie (EVP of Cloud and Enterprise Group) announced two new offerings to the Azure Database Services Platform, Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. I was happy that Microsoft is filling the gap for the need of Fully Managed MYSQL and PostgreSQL .
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Earlier I introduced you the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science. Right after few days Microsoft announced the BETA availability of two more tracks Big Data and Front End Development. Big Data Track: This Microsoft program will help you to learn necessary skills from cloud storage and databases to Hadoop, Spark, and managed data services
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Getting Started local development with Azure Cosmos DB services - Part 2

In my previous article we discussed about setting local development environment using Cosmos DB Emulator for Windows. With this part 2 of the article, we will cover developing, debugging and integration related aspects of using Cosmos DB Emulator. Developing with Cosmos DB Emulator Once you have Cosmos DB emulator installed and running on your machine,
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