March 2019

User Groups and Community in and around the North East

By |2019-03-31T18:49:28+00:00March 31st, 2019|Azure|

In 2019 I decided to try and get out and about a bit more and to start exploring what there is these days in terms of IT community around the local area.  Newcastle Power BI User Group The Power BI user group is a new group started in 2019 and is ran by some of the guys from the team at NCFE.  They are also heavily involved with the data platform user group but have recognised there is [...]

Serverless 360 Composite App Treeview

By |2019-03-18T13:18:42+00:00March 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|

I submitted a feature request to Saravana/Arun recently with requirements for a treeview to help me better understand my serverless estate and to manage it in Serverless 360. I also wrote a post for their blog about how cool the feature is and how it helps me: https://www.serverless360.com/blog/what-are-composite-applications-in-serverless360

Microsoft Power Platform at Newcastle Power BI User Group

By |2019-03-17T21:27:59+00:00March 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Recently I was asked by the team that run the Newcastle Power BI meetup to run a session which would help the audience to understand where Power BI fits in the ecosystem Microsoft has created around the Business Application Platform. I talked about the high level product positioning, also discussed Power Apps and Flow and examples of architectures where they work together to solve business problems. This session was pretty popular and i have attached the slides below [...]

Persistence and Recoverability on the Microsoft Platform

By |2019-03-04T00:27:39+00:00March 4th, 2019|Azure Functions, BizTalk, Integration Playbook, Logic App, Service Bus|

Recently I added an article to the integration playbook which compares the different approaches used for Durability, Persistence and Retry across the various microsoft technologies such as BizTalk, Logic Apps, Event Grid, Event Hubs, Service Bus Messaging and Functions You can read more here - https://www.integration-playbook.io/docs/durable-messaging-on-the-microsoft-platform