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
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
While Stream Analytics does some things very well in creating intelligent systems it is still based on programmed logic. For example it will allow you to define simple fraud detection logic (if a credit card purchase is done in Russia at this moment but the same credit cars was used in USA an hour earlier) you… Continue reading Call Azure Machine Learning Experiments from Stream Analytics
In my series of DocumentDB I will discuss more advanced features of DocumentDB. This post covers Stored Procedures. Use of Stored Procedures You can benefit a great deal from using stored procedures in DocumentDB. I will give you two examples where it might me useful but I don’t see a big difference in the usefulness between DocumentDB Stored Procedure… Continue reading DocumentDB revisited Part 4 – Stored Procedures
This post will cover a problem that many people will run into when using the BizTalk 2013 SB-Messaging adapter to access Azure Service Bus queues. First of all I wish to claim that Azure Service Bus is a really good way to enable cheap, asynchronous, highly available communication for a corporation and its external partners.… Continue reading Azure Service Bus with BizTalk SB-Messaging Adapter – This client is not supported for a partitioned entity.
In my series of DocumentDB I will discuss more advanced features of DocumentDB. This post covers concurrency options for DocumentDB but starts with an overview of the problems with concurrency in general. Concurrency options in DocumentDB What is concurrency? Consider the scenario that you have a hotel room booking application. You have a web site that allows people… Continue reading DocumentDB revisited Part 3 – Concurrency in DocumentDB
I have decided to turn the two-part post into a multi-part one. So this is the second of the three entries about Azure DocumentDB. This one will take my Order example and will create a working example with it. No previous knowledge needed. The third post will handle more advanced topics. Create your DocumentDB Account… Continue reading DocumentDB revisited Part 2 – Get started