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How world reacts to Work from home(#WFH) using Serverless with Azure(CosmosDB + Functions + LogicApps)

Overview: Due to the recent COVID outbreak and as it continues to spread throughout the world, employees are being to asked to work from home. While most of the companies are already getting adapted to this new way of working, there are mixed opinions among employees from different parts of the world. IMO , Working from […]

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How to change TimeZone in Azure App Service?

One of the recent questions I came across in StackOverflow was how to set Timezone in an Azure app service. It is too easy to change the timezone for an app service hosted in windows OS , but the same settings do not apply for an app service hosted in Linux. App Service on Windows: […]

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Explore and Test Cosmos DB Rest APIs with POSTMAN

I have been working with Cosmos DB for almost 2 years and most of the time i have used SDKs to connect to Cosmos DB. In the recent times i started consuming Rest API for my hybrid application. One of the tricky part in Cosmos DB is that connecting to it and running queries with […]

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Cosmic Clone – An amazing Cosmosdb Utility Tool

In any business, the value of your data is the cost to reproduce it.  For an instance if the data came from any form the cost is the amount of money in wages to recreate the data in the same form where it came from. While in the case of application running in production, some […]

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Transform and Migrate data from MSSQL to Cosmosdb

Recently, I was involved in working with a customer who had their data in on prem SQL server. As they are shifting their soultion to Cloud(Azure) with Cosmosdb, the first requirement was to migrate the existing data to Cosmosdb. In this post, I will be explaining on how to do the migration and also how […]

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Visual Studio 2019 – Better than ever before

I just uninstalled Visual Studio 2017 and installed Visual Studio 2019 and the transition was very smooth. The installation just took 17 minutes and its faster than the time it took to install earlier versions. I managed to explore few features and it looks quite impressive. I decided to list down the top features that […]

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Build your serverless functions with OpenFaaS on Azure

OpenFaas

For the past one month , I have been experimenting with one of the promising serverless framework for creating serverless functions.  With the modern applications moving to cloud with microservices this framework becomes very handy to create/manage your microservices in the form of functions. What do we need microservices? When I started my career as […]

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How to delete all documents in Cosmosdb Collection

I have been working with couple of applications built with CosmosDB and one of the things that surprised me was one cannot clear all documents in a collection from the Azure web portal or using the Storage Explorer. As I was struggling to do this while doing some tests on the application I decided to […]

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Resolve Issue : ASP.NET Core 2.1 runs fine locally but when publishing to Azure says “An error occurred while starting the application.”

After building my first production ready application with ASP.NET Core 2.1 and tested locally when i tried to deploy for the first time on Azure, I was stuck with the following page. Since many different problems can cause this error page, I would strongly recommend the following in order to determine the root cause quickly […]

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How to Import database from SQL Azure to local environment

One of the most frequent thing that developers always wanted to have a copy of the development database in local. In this blog i will pen down the steps on how to export and import a database from SQL azure instance to local machine and restore it on SQL server. Prerequisites: You will need an […]

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