Thursday, September 12, 2019

Azure Blogs - Articles from 2-Sept-2019 to 8-Sept-2019

AI + Machine Learning
Covering: Azure Batch AI, Azure Bot Service, Microsoft Genomics, Machine Learning services, Machine Learning Studio, Cognitive Services, Bing APIs, Computer Vision API, Content moderator, Custom Services, Emotion API, Face API, Language Understanding (LUIS), Linguistic Analysis API, QnA Maker API, Speaker Recognition API, Text Analytics API, Translator Speech API, Translator Text API, Web Language Model API

Covering: Azure Databricks, HDInsight, Data Factory, Stream Analytics, Data Lake Analytics, Event Hubs, Power BI, Azure Analysis Services, Apache Spark for HDInsight, Apache Storm for HDInsight, R Server for HDInsight, Data Catalog

Covering: Virtual Machines, Functions, Batch, Service Fabric, Virtual Machine Scale Sets, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances

Covering: Container Registry, Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Web App for Containers

Covering: Azure SQL Database, Azure Cosmos DB, SQL Data Warehouse, Redis Cache, SQL Server Stretch Database, SQL Server on virtual machines, Table storage, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, Azure Database for MySQL

Developer Tools
Covering: Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, SDKs, Developer tool integrations, CLIs, Blockchain Workbench

Covering: Azure DevOps, Azure DevTest Labs, DevOps tool integrations, Azure Lab Services

Covering: Azure Active Directory, Multi-factor Authentication, Azure Active Directory Domain Services, Azure Active Directory B2C
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Covering: Service Bus, Logic Apps, Event Grid, API Management, Blockchain

Internet Of Things
Covering: IoT Hub, IoT Suite, IoT Edge, IoT Central, IoT solution accelerators, Time Series Insights, Azure Maps, Azure Sphere

Management and Governance
Covering: Backup, Site Recovery, App Insights, Azure Advisor, Sceduler, Automation, Log Analytics, Azure Monitor, Security & Compliance, Protection & Recovery, Automation & Control, Insight & Analytics, Azure Service Health, Microsoft Azure portal, Azure Resource Manager, Cloud Shell, the Azure Resource Graph, Azure Policy, Cost Management, Azure Blueprints

Covering: Media services, Encoding, Live and On-Demand Streaming, Azure Media Player, Content Protection, Media Analytics, Video Indexer

Covering: Azure Database Migration Service, Azure Migrate, Data Box
No Links Available

Covering: App Service (Mobile), Notification Hubs, Mobile apps, API apps, Visual Studio App Centre, Xamarin

Covering: Content Delivery Network, ExpressRoute, Azure DNS, Firewall, Virtual Network, Traffic Manager, Load Balancer, VPN Gateway, Application Gateway, Network Watcher

Covering: Azure Information Protection, Key Vault, Security Center, Azure DDoS Protection, Azure Advanced Threat Protection
No Links Available

Covering: Storage, StorSimple, Data Lake Store, Blob Storage, Disk Storage, Managed Disks, Queue Storage, File Storage, Storage Explorer, Archive Storage

Covering: App Service (Web), API Management, Content Delivery Network, Azure Search, Web apps, Azure SignalR Service

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

AZ-400 DevOps Exam

Since AZ-400 DevOps exam is quite popular lots of people ask me how to prep for the exam; for the starter:

Step-1 Have a look what exam is all about:

Step-2 Signup for free Microsoft training course
Microsoft AZ-400 Course: Implementing DevOps Processes

Step-3 Signup for free Azure and Azure DevOps account

Step-4 Do some labs

Step-5 Learn more about Azure DevOps

Go for it!

Monday, July 8, 2019

Validating SSL Certificate in .Net C#

.Net console application to get the site certificate to validate and show cert info.

using System;
using System.Net;
using System.Net.Security;
using System.Security.Cryptography.X509Certificates;
using System.Security;

namespace CertValidate

    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)

            while (true) {

                Console.WriteLine("Enter Full URL");


        public static void CheckSite(string URL) {


            HttpWebRequest request = WebRequest.CreateHttp(URL);
            request.ServerCertificateValidationCallback += ServerCertificateValidationCallback;
            using (HttpWebResponse response = (HttpWebResponse)request.GetResponse()) { }

        private static bool ServerCertificateValidationCallback(object sender, X509Certificate certificate, X509Chain chain, SslPolicyErrors sslPolicyErrors)


            if (sslPolicyErrors == SslPolicyErrors.None)

                Console.WriteLine("Certificate OK");
                return true;
                Console.WriteLine("Certificate ERROR");
                return false;



Monday, July 1, 2019

Microsoft for Healthcare Demo

Teams, Azure IoT, AI, ML, Power BI, Dynamics 365, Flow & Virtual Agents (Bots)
Demo Timestamps:
1:43 Demonstration background
3:02 Microsoft Teams for Healthcare
3:15 Microsoft Teams with Dynamics 365 for Healthcare
3:55 Dynamics 365 Patient 360
4:05 Risk Ratings using Azure Machine Learning AI
4:45 Azure IoT for Health
5:05 Power BI with Dynamics 365
6:52 HEDIS Measures
7:32 Dynamics 365 Playbooks for Healthcare
10:01 Power BI Analytics for Care Coordination
11:32 Dynamics 365 Marketing - Segmentation for Healthcare
12:32 Dynamics 365 Marketing - Patient Care Journey
13:00 SMS Text Message for Patient Outreach
13:59 Virtual Agent (Bot) for Patient Care Coordination
15:51 Mobile Virtual Care using Xamarin, Dynamics 365, Azure & Flow
16:36 Microsoft Bot Framework for Patient Coordination
17:02 Mobile way finder with Xamarin & Azure
19:11 Unified Service Desk for Healthcare
20:07 Smart Scheduling with Kyruus 
20:55 Electronic Medical Record Integration
21:10 Physician Scheduling
21:48 Transportation scheduling (Uber & Lyft)


-Marc Schweigert
-Jean-Paul Mehanna
-Satish Thomas & Ryan Martin
-Chris Stedman
-Chris Stedman
Episode 13Dynamics 365 CRM Online vs On Premises: The Customer Advantages of Online & The Microsoft Cloud 
- Zandy Garrard
Episode 14) Demo - ‘Delivering Intelligent Service with Azure IoT, Microsoft Power Apps, Dynamics 365 & Flow’ 
-Jack Bender
– Geoff Innis
–Scott Sewell
- Edgar Wilson II & Matthew C. Anderson

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Azure Solution Accelerator

If you want to get hands-on experience building great solutions, Azure Accelerator will give you a kickstart. Visit and start a great solution in a few seconds.

Choose Remote Monitoring

Try Remote Monitoring
Connect and monitor your devices to analyze untapped data and improve business outcomes by automating processes.
Solution dashboard

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Rise of Blazor!

Blazor is a .NET web framework which runs in the browser. Think Angular or React but powered by C# and Razor. Developers create Blazor applications using a mixture of C#, Razor and HTML. These applications execute .NET assemblies using the Mono .NET runtime implemented via WebAssembly. Blazor uses the latest web standards and requires no additional plugins or addons to run, this is a not another Silverlight.
See full article by Chris Sanity here...
Or  write your first program here...

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Top 10 Algorithms to Know to Become a Data Scientist

These are the 10 most important machine learning algorithms that you need to master to break into the field: • Linear regression - • Logistic regression - • SVM - • Random forest - • Gradient boosting - • PCA - • K-means clustering - • Collaborative filtering - • kNN - • ARIMA -

Sunday, February 11, 2018