Azure Continuous Integration Monitoring Part 3

By Satalyst Brilliance on 28 Jul 2015

Azure powered multi-stage CI monitoring tools

This is the second in a series of 3 posts covering something fun we’ve been messing around with here at Satalyst. Part 1 includes a little about what we’re trying to do, part 2 describes the infrastructure we built on Azure to do all the heavy lifting, and part 3 shows the finished shiny and wraps things up.

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Dynamic IP and Reserved IP in Azure Virtual Networking

By Satalyst Brilliance on 24 Jul 2015

Convert Existing Dynamic VIP to Reserved IP Addresses in Azure

Some of the best changes to Azure announced at Microsoft's Build Developers' Conference this year that didn’t get a lot of attention were the change to Azure Virtual Networking.

By default, when you create Azure cloud services they are allocated a Virtual IP (VIP). This IP address is dynamic in nature and will change when the cloud services are de-allocated or the underlying Azure infrastructure moved your service due to underlying hardware issues.

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Power BI vs Datazen

By Satalyst Brilliance on 20 Jul 2015

As you may have heard, Microsoft acquired Datazen in April 2015 to boost their BI dashboarding and mobility offering. This announcement has left a lot of people confused - where does Datazen fit in the Microsoft BI roadmap? Does Datazen compete with Power BI? Complement Power BI?

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