Software Quality

March 23, 2016

New Service Fabric Case Study

Filed under: Azure, Uncategorized — Tags: — David Allen @ 7:22 am

The Azure Service Fabric Team Blog has a new case study of a customer using Service Fabric: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azureservicefabric/2016/03/15/service-fabric-customer-profile-talktalk-tv/. It provides great detail on the application architecture and the advantages of Service Fabric that are leveraged, but it speaks less about the organizational transformation that was involved. (more…)

December 28, 2015

E-Mail Templates ease development

Filed under: Azure — David Allen @ 12:33 pm

I already respected SendGrid’s e-mail service. We use it for our Azure-hosted web solutions. They now have a template service, which makes development of attractive or complex emails even easier than ever.   (more…)

April 29, 2015

Azure Deployment Slots

Filed under: Azure — David Allen @ 10:22 pm

Microsoft released a clever feature for Azure web apps called “Deployment Slots.” This feature has capabilities that can improve availability of your web app by reducing downtime due to deployments, and reducing time to recover from failure.  It can be useful in some scenarios, but there are limitations.

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