One of the interesting queries that i got from my colleague is that how to get rid of the metadata properties when retrieving documents from Cosmosdb. It seemed like a very reasonable expectation to have the option with the document “GET” API call to be able to retrieve exactly what he created using the document… Read More Retrieve documents without Metadata properties in Azure CosmosDB
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:… Read More How to change TimeZone in Azure App Service?
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?
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
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
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… Read More Transform and Migrate data from MSSQL to Cosmosdb
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… Read More Build your serverless functions with OpenFaaS on Azure