Category: Cloud

BizTalk 2016 Release: Get an Integration Strategy to Upgrade Now

The BizTalk 2016 release has us pumped! This is the 10th major release from BizTalk, the enterprise-integration server that automates mission critical business processes. BizTalk 2016 bridges the digital transformation needs for on-premises automation while allowing the creation of applications in the cloud. Microsoft shared the integration future and roadmap late last year with detailed directions and key product offerings that

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Lower Your Azure EA Payments: PowerShell

If you’re like us, you want to better understand which resources in your enterprise agreement (EA) are “hot” to reduce cost. Then read on as we look at Azure EA Billing Summary with PowerShell. The Issue with EA We recently noticed that our EA payment had skyrocketed. We wanted to identify which subscriptions and resources were

Azure Active Directory: Creating Applications and SPNs with Powershell

As many of you know, Azure Active Directory (AAD) is Microsoft’s multi-tenant cloud based directory and identity management service. Like all of Microsoft’s Azure Services, it can be programmatically driven with Powershell. The defacto Powershell module to accomplish AAD automation is the Azure Active Directory v1.0 module, also known as the MSOnline module. While stable and incredibly useful, the module begins to show

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Azure Integration Part I: Reasons for Azure Storage Queue, Service Bus Queue, Topics/Subscription and Relays

Microsoft Azure can provide messaging in the cloud through a variety of different options. Sometimes it can be confusing as to which cloud technology you want to leverage with your company’s integration solution. Through a series of blogs, I hope to help summarize the options on these Azure technologies. In Part 1 of this series, I summarize and give insight on Azure Storage Queues, Azure Service Bus Queues, Topics/Subscription and Relays.

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How to set PublicIPAllocation via PowerShell

Also, How to remove a public IP address object via Azure PowerShell I was recently tasked with changing a series of AzureRM Public IP address allocation methods from dynamic to static and others from Static IP addresses to dynamic. To set a NIC to static is very straight forward. You change the value to static

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Docker for Developer Happiness

So, everybody is talking Docker these days. It is being positioned as one of the important tools for effecting DevOps transformation in engineering organizations. Docker was founded around 2010 and has been growing in popularity ever since.

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DevOps at SPR Consulting

Understanding how DevOps practices apply to your organization is an important step as teams move to the next level of maturity and identify the need to adopt these practices. Learn what SPR Consulting believes are the three core components of DevOps.

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How to Expose Services with Azure API Management

With Azure API Management service you can provide a more cohesive experience for your internal and external partners to access utilize your service portfolio. Providing developers a single place to explore a menu of available services and operations to integrate with. It provides host of capabilities to secure, manage and monitor your API’s including support for usage plans, throttling and quotas, payload transformation, alerts, and analytics.


Synchronize Your On-Premises Identity with SharePoint Online & Office 365

In this video blog post, learn about the different identity models, the challenges customers face and solutions for overcoming those problems.


Azure API Management

Microsoft Azure API Management is an available, ready-made solution and enables customers to securely publish APIs to business partners and developers. API Management is enriched with great features to provide end to end solutions. Learn about API management and the power of APIs in this video blog post.