Enterprise data life cycle management using Azure Storage

Storage is one critical component in the Enterprise world. Managing data and its life cycle is a crucial element in many aspects, such as optimizing storage usage, managing cost, adhering to the compliance & archival requirements, security and etc. Primarily data is stored in database systems (relational and non-relational sources) and as files (includes data … Continue reading Enterprise data life cycle management using Azure Storage

Deep Dive into Azure Managed Identities – Behind the scenes

Introduction Sometime back when it was in the preview, I posted an article on Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) and how we can use it, to eliminate storing credentials in the code, whilst avoiding the bootstrap problem. Read the link for more details. This post is about Managed Identity, in short, Managed Identity is the new … Continue reading Deep Dive into Azure Managed Identities – Behind the scenes

Democratizing Enterprise Cloud in Azure

Cloud is the new normal; almost, all the enterprises have been going through or at least planning their cloud adoption. Gone are the days, enterprise IT deals with big chunks of metal. Though the cloud adoption is at its peak, I rarely see democratized cloud adoption in enterprises. Cloud is often used as a centralized IT … Continue reading Democratizing Enterprise Cloud in Azure

Service mesh in Service Fabric

Introduction Microservices is here to stay and we can witness the increasing popularity and the maturing technology stack which facilitate microservices. In this great article which explains about the maturity of microservices and the 2.0 stack, it mentions three key aspects. Service mesh Matured orchestrators RPC based service protocols. This post focuses on the communication infrastructure in Service … Continue reading Service mesh in Service Fabric

Service Fabric placement constraints and cluster planning : Virtual Clusters

Introduction This article explains how to achieve a right service placement strategy and Service Fabric (SF) cluster capacity planning. I have written this post as a continuation of this previous article. Continuing the previous article allows me to extend the same contextual problem and find solutions. According to the previous article, we should place WFE … Continue reading Service Fabric placement constraints and cluster planning : Virtual Clusters

Book : Practical Azure Application Development

Cloud computing has proven its ability, to be the baseline element of  digital transformation. Out of different the cloud delivery models public, private and hybrid, public cloud plays a significant role in digital transformation across all the industries, enabling the businesses to deliver and innovate at speed. Many enterprises start their cloud journey with IaaS with … Continue reading Book : Practical Azure Application Development

Service Communication and Cluster Setup in Service Fabric

Planning the service communication and the cluster setup is one of the important items we should do when developing on Service Fabric (SF). In this article I have tried my best to stick to the minimalist options in setting up the cluster whilst sufficient details by eliminating the common doubts. The motive behind this research … Continue reading Service Communication and Cluster Setup in Service Fabric