Web Apps: Outgoing IPs – follow-up post

I have received some comments about a previous post where I discussed the scenario of an Azure web app that needs to call a protected web service. The protected web service needs to be configured to allow access (for example via its firewall) to the outbound IP address of the Web App. You can read the whole previous post here. A few readers have had problems… Continue reading Web Apps: Outgoing IPs – follow-up post

Be careful of the Logic App Consumption Prizing model

I really like the Azure Logic Apps. I really do. Combined with API Apps, Azure Functions you can build really nice and well micro-service-like workflows in a really well designed way. Saying that – I also believe Microsoft has made a mistake with the pricing model in the consumption plan. I will therefore post this to raise your awareness… Continue reading Be careful of the Logic App Consumption Prizing model

DocumentDB – Optimistic Concurrency in a Stored Procedure

Got a message from one of my blog visitors that were related to two of my previous blog posts (DocumentDB revisited Part 3 – Concurrency in DocumentDB and  DocumentDB revisited Part 4 – Stored Procedures) that I wrote when I revisited DocumentDB some time ago. The problem was that he (hi Mark) had tried to get the… Continue reading DocumentDB – Optimistic Concurrency in a Stored Procedure

B2B Integrations using Azure (focus Azure Service Bus) – Part 1 Integration Architecture

Long time since last post…but I have not been idle. I have been working on a really big double post regarding Integration and Azure Service Bus both that will be posted in short succession. Based on a customer scenario – what started as a best practices Azure Service Bus lead to a theoretical and conceptual discussion about integrations… Continue reading B2B Integrations using Azure (focus Azure Service Bus) – Part 1 Integration Architecture

Web Service Parameters in Azure Machine Learning

I came across this problem myself during summer when I was reading up on Azure Machine Learning. I had trained a ML experiment and when I was satisfied I wanted to generate a Web Service so I could utilize it in my business logic. However the model was trained from a huge CSV file with… Continue reading Web Service Parameters in Azure Machine Learning

Azure Hot and Cold Blob Storage

A recent addition to the Blob storage service is the addition of “Hot” and “Cold” Blob storage. This Cold storage type is a storage with slightly lower SLA than the regular (and of course Premium) generic storage and the Hot Blob storage and the Cold storage also has a different payment model which I intend to… Continue reading Azure Hot and Cold Blob Storage

Elastic Database Pools – purpose, when and why

One great addition to the SQL database PaaS service in Azure is the ability to use Elastic Database Pools to share capacity between Azure SQL Databases in order to make best use of the capacity at hand and to lower total costs. I will highlight the benefits and scenarios and what to think about when setting it… Continue reading Elastic Database Pools – purpose, when and why