Azure AI-900 Exam Study Guide

Last week I passed Microsoft's Azure AI-900 Certification exam and thought it would be helpful to share my experience. This exam is designed to test foundational knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning workloads and how to implement them in Azure. There are no prerequisites for this exam, but some Azure and general programming experience … Continue reading Azure AI-900 Exam Study Guide

Automate Responses to Azure Security Center Recommendations

Automation in security programs is continuing to become more important. With the increasing number of alerts and threats that organizations are facing on a daily basis, it becomes overwhelming for IT and Security teams to deal with each and every one of them. Automation opportunities in a security program may include notifying stakeholders, launching a … Continue reading Automate Responses to Azure Security Center Recommendations

Detecting Faces in an Image using Azure Cognitive Services

Azure Cognitive Services are a group of cloud-based APIs and SDKs created to help developers build intelligent applications without having specific machine learning or data science skills. Azure Cognitive Services' features are broken down into five main API categories: Vision APISpeech APILanguage APIDecision APISearch API In this blog post we are going to build a … Continue reading Detecting Faces in an Image using Azure Cognitive Services

Getting started with Azure Functions using Python

Azure Functions is an event driven serverless compute solution that lets you to execute your code without provisioning or managing the infrastructure to support it. "Functions" are blocks of code that can be executed when you need to respond to specific events. As the number of requests increase, Azure Functions automatically allocates as many resources … Continue reading Getting started with Azure Functions using Python

Provision a Virtual Machine in Azure using Python

A couple weeks ago I demonstrated how you could deploy a Python application to Azure App Services but other than application development, what else can you do with Python in Azure? Over the next couple weeks I'll look at some of the different ways Python can be used in Azure from Serverless to Machine Learning. … Continue reading Provision a Virtual Machine in Azure using Python

Deploy your first Go Application to Azure App Service

In my last blog post I demonstrated how you can deploy a Python Flask application from GitHub to Azure App Service, but what if your application isn't written in a language or framework with first class support in Azure App Service? In this post I'll demonstrate how you can deploy a simple Go application from … Continue reading Deploy your first Go Application to Azure App Service

Deploy your first Python Flask application to Azure App Service

Azure App Service is one of my favorite Azure Services!  It enables you to host web applications, mobile back ends, and RESTful APIs using the programming language of your choice without managing the infrastructure behind it. It provides auto-scaling and high availability, supports Windows and Linux, and enables automated deployments from any Git repo or … Continue reading Deploy your first Python Flask application to Azure App Service