April 2016 Entries

Windows 10 Core and Azure IoT Hub

I recently had the opportunity to follow an IoT Lab following the instructions provided in the Nightlight workshop, as found here: http://thinglabs.io/worksho... No need to say, I jumped on the opportunity to learn about Windows 10 Core and have some fun with direct Azure integration with live Power BI reporting in the backend. You will need the Azure IoT kit in order to go through this lab: https://www.adafruit.com/pr... – it costs a bit over $100; money well spent! In the ......

Managing Multiple SQL Servers

If you deal with SQL Server on a regular basis, or if you are a DBA dealing with production databases, you are most likely using a monitoring tool to gather performance statistics and receive alerts. However when it comes to performing real-time analysis, such as finding out which databases are low in log space, querying all your error logs to search for a specific event, or even to find out which databases contain a specific stored procedure or column name, it can get a bit tricky. Most DBAs will ......

Azure Bootcamp 2016 – Boca Raton

This post is a summary of the local event, and includes the Azure Data Labs that we are hosting in the Boca Raton location for the Global Azure Bootcamp 2016. Introduction We are excited to introduce you to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Many of our local MVPs will be presenting tomorrow on various topics, so be ready for a downpour of information! We will have two tracks: Dev Ops, and Developer. We will also have a joint session for an overall introduction to Azure in the morning, and another joint ......