We looked at Azure Functions. We also looked at security around Azure Function used to implement APIs. Something people will quickly notice when implementing an Webhook / API function is that its URL or route is always prepended by /api. For instance, if we create a webhook function in C# and we setup the route … More How to get rid of /api in Azure Function’s route?
In previous weeks, we’ve looked at Azure Databricks, Azure’s managed Spark cluster service. We then looked at Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs) & Spark SQL / Data Frames. We also looked at an example of more tedious transformation prior to querying using the H-1B Visa Petitions 2011-2016 (from Kaggle) data set. Here, we’re going to look … More Azure Databricks – Parsing escaping CSV files in Spark
In previous weeks, we’ve looked at Azure Databricks, Azure’s managed Spark cluster service. We then looked at Resilient Distributed Datasets (RDDs) & Spark SQL / Data Frames. We wanted to look at some more Data Frames, with a bigger data set, more precisely some transformation techniques. We often say that most of the leg work … More Azure Databricks – Transforming Data Frames in Spark
We looked at Azure Databricks a few weeks ago. Azure Databricks is a managed Apache Spark Cluster service. More recently we looked at how to analyze a data set using Resilient Distributed Dataset (RDD). We used the Social characteristics of the Marvel Universe public dataset, replicating some experiments we did 2 years ago with Azure … More Azure Databricks – Spark SQL – Data Frames
Let’s talk about Service Level Agreement (SLA) of your solution in Azure. Hal Berenson wrote a great article about SLA lately. It is a great conceptual background for the present today. Here we want to focus on how you should proceed to come up with an SLA for your solution. Although we are going to … More Solution SLAs in Azure
We looked at Azure Databricks a few weeks ago. Azure Databricks is a managed Apache Spark Cluster service. In this article, we are going to look at & use a fundamental building block of Apache Spark: Resilient Distributed Dataset or RDD. We are going to use the Python SDK. It is important to note that … More Azure Databricks – RDD – Resilient Distributed Dataset
Automation is great. I love to script solutions in Azure. But most of the time, that automation started with me fumbling and trialing different approaches in the portal. Once I got something around what I wanted I’ll automate. I suspect you do the same thing. This is why today we’re going to look at how … More Finding a VM Image Reference, Publisher & SKU