Azure Elastic Pool and EF Core Architecture and Developer Workflow

EF Core, support with the Elastic Client Library seems not actively available, and EF Core has its own differences compared to Entity Framework as well. This blog post addresses these issues.

Azure B2C with custom attributes with predetermined values

Azure B2C is a large membership database which also provides the features of tokens, sessions and membership/authentication experience (sign-up, sign-in, forget password and etc). But there are some scenarios which are little tricky based on how the entire solution is handled. Let me explain such a use case and describe different ways to handle that … Continue reading Azure B2C with custom attributes with predetermined values

WADLogsTable missing in Cloud Service project

This is observed in Visual Studio Cloud Service Template (Environment  VS 2015 Enterprise Update 3 and Azure SDK 2.9.6 with .NET 4.6). This could be observed in most of the other versions – probably in Azure SDK version 2.4 and above, but I stated my working environment as soon or later this issue will be … Continue reading WADLogsTable missing in Cloud Service project

Controlling access to your Azure resources using RBAC

Being part of a software services company, customers often ask the question how to restrict access to Azure resources. It is understandable that any organization wouldn’t prefer to give all the rights of the organizational Azure subscription to a person. In the classic Azure model the only way to give access to Azure portal is, … Continue reading Controlling access to your Azure resources using RBAC

Distributed Transactions in Azure SQL Databases–Azure App Service and EF

Are you handing more than one SQL database in Azure for your application ? Most of the times the answer would be YES. In dedicated database multi-tenant systems at least you have your customer information in the master database and dedicated application database for each customers. Some CRUD operations need to touch both the master … Continue reading Distributed Transactions in Azure SQL Databases–Azure App Service and EF

The point of polyglot

Recently I spoke about polyglot persistence in one of the SQL Saturday events. The basic idea of this session revolved around the idea of not getting overwhelmed by the NoSQL boom, but at the same time understanding the modern application requirements which demand more features which side with the NoSQL features. Enterprise application development is … Continue reading The point of polyglot

Integrating Azure Power BI Embedded in your DevOps

Before starting, this posts answers the question, Can we change the connection settings of the Power BI Embedded reports. YES. Let’s continue. Azure Power BI Embedded is a great tool for developers to integrate reports and dashboards in the applications. You can read about what Azure Power BI Embedded is and how to use it … Continue reading Integrating Azure Power BI Embedded in your DevOps

Detailing ASP.NET Core in Azure App Service

ASP.NET core is the next generation development standard for the .NET world – may be that’s how I like to express it. Every ASP.NET Core application is a DNX (.NET Execution Environment) application. When you create an ASP.NET Core application in Visual Studio (VS) 2015, it creates the project targeted at both the .NET Framework … Continue reading Detailing ASP.NET Core in Azure App Service