NH Blog - Articles on Azure

Jan 13, 2017

AD DS vs Azure AD – So what’s the difference?

A common misconception I get quite often in classes is what exactly Azure Directory Services (Azure DS) is, and how it differs from Active Directory Directory [...]

Sep 28, 2016

Using PowerShell to upload files to your Azure Storage Container

More and more people are starting to use Azure as a platform for their applications, these applications might want to get information from files. If this is a [...]

Sep 20, 2016

See the blue through the clouds with Microsoft Azure!

Microsoft Azure offers a plethora of services, some being software as a service (SaaS), others Platform as a service (PaaS), and the most well-known being Azure [...]

Sep 12, 2016

Automate your website publishing process using Github and Azure

Integrate your source control from Github to Azure. Nowadays, when we are developing web applications, we tend to use repositories such as those provided by GitHub. [...]

Sep 07, 2016

Float workloads into the cloud with Microsoft Azure

Most of us have applications in one or more public clouds. Microsoft’s Azure Cloud is one of the largest platforms, with a very competitive pricing model – and a growing [...]

Jul 28, 2016

Windows Store for Business

Microsoft has made it easier for IT administrators to buy apps for all Windows 10 devices. Using Windows Store for Business, administrators can distribute application [...]

Nov 12, 2015

From Rivals to Friends … The rise of a new behemoth – The Red Microsoft Hat.

Yes, our solar system is still heliocentric. Any number multiplied by zero still equals zero. NETFLIX still rocks. Most reality TV is still excruciatingly painful to [...]

Jul 21, 2015

Visual creation of a Microsoft Azure SQL Database.

Hi Kids, welcome back for another thrilling, and hopefully edifying, blog post. You may recall that I wrote a blog a little while ago about creating a database using [...]

Jul 14, 2015

Creating a storage account and container in Windows Azure

We are constantly moving further into the space of using the cloud to host our application and services, so why not use Windows Azure to contain your files as well? [...]

Nov 03, 2014

SQL Server in Microsoft Azure virtual machines

You know that virtual machine you’re using that’s hosted on Windows Server 2012 R2 or System Center 2012 R2? Well, that same virtualisation technology is now available [...]

Oct 16, 2014

Get into the cloud with Visual Studio Online

Did you know there's such a thing called Microsoft Visual Studio Online now? You didn't?! Let's have a quick look, shall we? Alright, so you know the whole world is [...]

Sep 09, 2014

Cloud computing with Microsoft Azure

In my previous blog post (The basics of cloud computing), I explained the concept of cloud computing, cloud services, types of cloud and the Microsoft cloud technologies [...]

Aug 19, 2014

The basics of cloud computing

The term "cloud computing" covers a wide range of concepts, technologies, and techniques for creating scalable, flexible, and manageable IT infrastructure solutions. [...]

Jul 31, 2014

Become an ace in Microsoft Azure SQL Database

In my last post, Crash course in Microsoft Azure SQL Database, I discussed the Azure SQL Database platform, its role and key features. So now that we're across this, [...]

Jul 24, 2014

Crash course in Microsoft Azure SQL Database

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly known as SQL Azure) is an easy to provision and manage cloud-based database management solution based on SQL Server [...]

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