AzUrlShortener is an open source, budget-friendly URL shortener you can deploy directly from GitHub with one click into your Azure subscription.

In this episode, Frank Boucher joins Scott Hanselman to explain how to get it, why it’s inexpensive, and explores the source code.     

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Scott Jeschonek joins Scott Hanselman to talk about Azure HPC Cache.

Whether you are rendering a movie scene, searching for variants in a genome, or running machine learning against a data set, HPC Cache can provide very low latency high throughput access to the required file data.

Even more, your data can remain on its Network Attached Storage (NAS) environment in your data center while you drive your jobs into Azure Compute.

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Isaac Levin joins Scott Hanselman to talk about building highly scalable applications and having fun with the Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock sample application.

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock is a multi-language application built with Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code, deployed with GitHub Actions and running on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS).

It also uses Machine Learning and Azure Cognitive Services (Custom Vision API). Languages used in this application include .NET, Node.js, Python, Java, and PHP.     

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Are you working with Apache Kafka and want to simplify management of your infrastructure?

Lena Hall joins Scott Hanselman to show you can keep using Apache Kafka libraries for hundreds of projects, and try Azure Event Hubs behind the scenes to focus on code instead of maintaining infrastructure     

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Kirill Gavrylyuk joins Scott Hanselman to go over two important updates to Azure Cosmos DB: Free Tier and Autopilot.

Free Tier enables you to run small applications using Azure Cosmos DB free of charge for as long as you like. Autopilot enables developers to only pay for the Azure Cosmos DB usage they need and not worry about predicting throughput.

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Cassie Condon joined Scott Hanselman at Ignite 2019 to talk about the new investments, capabilities, and form factors for the Azure Stack portfolio that ensure our edge infrastructure fits seamlessly in our customers’ solutions.

Azure Stack is now a portfolio of products consisting of Azure Stack HCI, Azure Stack Hub (previously Azure Stack), and Azure Stack Edge (previously Azure Data Box Edge).

A rugged series is also available for sites with harsh environments, including a battery-powered form-factor that can be carried in a backpack.

The versatility of these Azure Stack Edge form-factors and cloud-managed capabilities brings cloud intelligence and compute to retail stores, factory floors, hospitals, field operations, disaster zones, and rescue operations.     

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Caitie McCaffrey joins Scott Hanselman to give a detailed overview of Azure Sphere, including how the hardware, operating system, and cloud-based security service work together to deliver end-to-end security for IoT devices. Azure Sphere is now generally available.      

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Sohamn Chatterjee joins Scott Hanselman to show how to customize HTTP requests including header override, URL redirects/rewrites, and change caching policies using the rules engine for Azure CDN from Microsoft.

You can add combinations of match conditions and actions per rule to do complex HTTP overrides at the CDN edge network, which improves overall performance and reduces costs at the origin     

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Vicky Harp joins Scott Hanselman to show how Azure Data Studio combined the simple and robust SQL query editing experience of tools like SSMS with the flexibility and collaboration of Jupyter Notebooks. The November 2019 release of Azure Data Studio included SQL Server 2019 Guide as a Jupyter Book, which provides a richer troubleshooting experience.     

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