Day[41/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Azure Durable Functions

In keeping with the Azure Serverless theme that I am on at the moment, I took the time today to explore the concept of Durable Functions. So What is a Durable Function? In summary an Azure Durable function is an extension to Azure Functions that enables Long lasting stateful operations in Azure. Typically, Azure Functions …

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Enable NDI for Microsoft Teams – Great for managing live streams via OBS

Ok so if you are familiar with Live Streaming or Broadcasting you may be familiar with the Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) and how you can integrate Network Device Interface (NDI) as seperate Video and Audio streams that can be displayed on a Live Stream using OBS with NDI plugins. If you are then great, if …

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Day[40/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Creating your first Function App

Looking at Serverless in Azure, I have looked at creating a simple Function App and doing a small amount of configuration to explore the options available to contain several Functions that can be consumed by various methods. A Function App can be considered a place holder that contains multiple Functions all running on the same …

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Day[39/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Serverless Exploration

In a bid to extend my knowledge across the Serverless options within Azure I have started to look at the following learning path on Microsoft Learn Create serverless applications The first module has some great information relating to how to choose the best Azure service to address a particular business problem Technology Options This section …

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Azurecrazy.com – Interview with Jonnychipz

So I was asked to give an interview by the wonderful Imran Rashid who runs an independent Azure themed Information Web site called AzureCrazy.com It’s such a great idea to help anyone looking forward to getting started with Microsoft Azure to identify people in the community or those that are willing to help others learn …

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Day[38/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Azure Dev – Connect your services together

Moving on with my 100DaysofCloud Challenge, I have started to look more into the Development areas of Azure, and in particular a look at how components can be linked together using the concept of Message queues. Microsoft Learn has a great introduction to this concept under the following learning path: Connect your services together This …

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Day[37/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Hashicorp Vault

Today I spent an hour looking at the features of Hashicorps 'Vault' product. As I'm looking at the whole Infrastructure as Code route with Hashicorp Terraform I thought it might be a good idea to take a look at their secrets management platform 'Vault'. I was lucky enough to have been taken through a demo …

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Day[36/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Catch up day!

Ok I think its time for a breath! I am going to use todays blog post on my 100DaysOfCloud Challenge to take stock again. It feels like I'm stopping to take breath quite often at the moment, due to the sheer amount of plates I find myself spinning........ hey I am certainly not complaining, I …

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Day[35/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Store Data in Azure

Another day of learnings from MS Learn today, and I managed to finish off the Learning path way around how to programmatically store data in Azure, covering different data storage options, how to connect an application to data storage, how to secure storage accounts up and finally looked into the ways to programmatically interact with …

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Azure Networking Fundamentals – Cloud Talk with Jonnychipz

Hi all, ok I did a thing........ part of my journey of learning and exploration of Cloud Services was that I wanted to try and give back to the community some of the information I have learned over the years and more specifically the knowledge I am picking up on a daily basis in this …

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