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Azure SaaS platform, an output of exam preparations and experiments

Saas

The latest Azure certification exams are demanding and need a lot of demos and hands-on training. During the preparations and experiments, an e-commerce Azure Saas Platform was formed unintentionally. Taking Microsoft certification exams has been apart of my professional career since 2007. Certifying myself not only verifies the current level of my knowledge but also makes me study hard for newly available technology. I’m currently on the DevOps journey with the following exams: AZ900 Azure Fundamentals (Done) AZ-103 Azure Administrator…

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Azure Functions Hosting Options and Best Practices

The process for creating Azure Functions is straightforward on the Azure Portal. The only confusing option you have to consider during the function creation is which hosting model to choose from the available choices. There are four different hosting plans to choose from, where you will also be able to determine which OS to host your functions. In this blog post, I’ll have a review of different choices and what suits you best. This is what you will see on…

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Azure Functions, Serverless architecture in action

One of the most popular Azure features is Azure App Services and the Platform as a Service (PaaS) architecture approach. It merely removes the overhead of setting up additional infrastructure, speeds up to get apps up and running and is an economical solution for hosting user faced web apps or API solutions for the web or mobile apps. For the last few years, App Services has played a significant role in the architecture and services I design for the customers.…

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Technical Challenges of Extranets and Customer Engagement

Customer engagement

Over a decade of being a part of Microsoft ecosystem and solving customer’s needs, one of the most challenging tasks has been the engagement of customers and providing self-service systems to the end-users. In the old days and even currently some enterprises refer to the system as an “Extranet”. The cloud era and especially Microsoft’s Azure and the seamless integration between services has eventually changed the world. Few years ago to have an environment where customers could authenticate, update their…

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