Maximizing your security posture with Azure ATP
Posted on August 3, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Interesting article from Chris Hallum from Microsoft. Their customers spend a lot of time and money on security solutions and very few of them are taking full advantage of the solutions they've deployed. Even fewer of them are deploying or maintaining these solutions correctly. Based on this it's not surprising to see stats like "93% of all breaches could have been avoided if basic cyber hygiene had been in place" (Online Trust Alliance).
How Windows Defender Antivirus integrates hardware-based system integrity for informed, extensive endpoint protection
Posted on July 31, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Microsoft Defender ATP Research Team interesting article about inner workings of Windows Defender. Detecting and stopping attacks that tamper with kernel-mode agents at the hypervisor level is a critical component of the unified endpoint protection platform in Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection.
Indexing and searching NuGet.org with Azure Functions and Search
Posted on July 30, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Maarten Balliauw about parsing publicly available JSON data with Azure Functions (serverless). NuGet is the package manager for .NET. The NuGet client tools provide the ability to produce and consume packages.
Create fluid conversations with QnA Maker multi-turn feature
Posted on July 7, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Matt Wade authored this beginner guide to QnA Maker multi-trun conversations. In the past there was a glaring difference between a QnA Maker knowledge base (KB) and a real human: the ability to clarify, ask for more information or do anything more than a one-off question-response type of conversation. With multi-turn, the experience with your QnA KB is much more fluid and significantly more natural.
The evolving infrastructure of .NET Core
Posted on June 30, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
An article by Matt Mitchell in which he looks at the history of our infrastructure systems and the significant improvements that have been made in the last year or so in the world of the .NET Core 3.0.
Tags agile programming azure devops
Serverless local development
Posted on June 15, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
A guide from the pen of Gareth McCumskey on super hot topic of serverless Developing Serverless applications is a very different way of building applications we've been building for decades now.
Tags serverless programming cloud lambda azure aws
Running Concourse-based CD on Azure Kubernetes
Posted on February 12, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Roman Alekseenkov published this straightforward tutorial about getting Concourse based continous delivery running on Azure Kubernetes. The author guides you through what it takes to stand up and operate your own full CD stack on Kubernetes.
Tutorial: Route network traffic with a route table using the Azure portal
Posted on December 12, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Tutorial focusing on routing between subnets in Azure cloud. Azure routes traffic between all subnets within a virtual network, by default. You can create your own routes to override Azure's default routing. The ability to create custom routes is helpful if, for example, you want to route traffic between subnets through a network virtual appliance (NVA).
Tags linux devops miscellaneous cloud azure
Step-by-Step guide to building a quick Q&A chatbot
Posted on August 31, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Tutorial by Purna Virji about starting with chatbots or virtual assistants. Chatbots, infobots, socialbots, salesbots, superbots! Bots are a great way to help serve your customers, build your business, and cut down costs.
Tags bots nodejs miscellaneous robotics azure
Lambda architecture in Microsoft Azure
Posted on February 9, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Josh Lane interesting article on lambda architecture in Azure. His article focuses mainly on IoT specifics, but this design requires only a few minor tweaks to accommodate other non-IoT contexts. The concepts behind lambda architecture are straightforward and uncomplicated on their own.