Azure & AWS – Find which data center is right for you?

There are few cool speed test tools available out there which allows you to test network latencies and speed to data centers from different countries and locations.  Along with finding the closest Datacenter near your location, it tests the storage latency as well as upload and download speeds.  Check it out from the following urls: 𝗔𝘇𝘂𝗿𝗲:… Read More Azure & AWS – Find which data center is right for you?

Programmatically change CosmosDB Request Units(RU) with Azure function 2.x and Cosmos DB SDK 3.0

When you are involving in an architectural discussion which involves Azure’s cosmosdb, a mandatory question that you get is “Is not Azure Cosmos DB very expensive?”. Based on the fact that Cosmos DB is evolving very fast, there are lot of customers stepping in to use the service in their architecture. To understand one thing… Read More Programmatically change CosmosDB Request Units(RU) with Azure function 2.x and Cosmos DB SDK 3.0

How Azure CosmosDB + Functions + IOT hub + PowerBI could solve the burning Traffic problem

Road traffic is a very classic and burning problem in Sri Lanka and in most of the Asian countries. Personally I have to spend 2 hours on the road everyday by just stuck in the traffic and I assume the same for other people who gets stuck for many hours with no way out. I… Read More How Azure CosmosDB + Functions + IOT hub + PowerBI could solve the burning Traffic problem

Build hybrid apps with Cosmosdb + Ionic

I was at the Global Azure Bootcamp recently concluded last week, one of the participant came and asked me, “Hey what is Cosmos DB” I casually responded “Well, that’s Microsoft’s globally distributed, massively scalable, horizontally partitioned, low latency, fully indexed, multi-model NoSQL database”. The immediate question came after that was whether it supports hybrid applications.… Read More Build hybrid apps with Cosmosdb + Ionic