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Trill 103: Ingress, Egress, and Trill’s notion of time 

Congratulations! Youve made it to the next installment of our overview of Trill, Microsofts open source streaming data engine. As noted in our previous posts about basic queries and joins, Trill is a temporal query processor. Trill works with data that has some intrinsic notion of time. However, Trill doesnt assign any semantics to that...

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DevSecOps in Kubernetes 

Traditional security processes can often become a roadblock when delivering software via DevOps processes at the rate that today’s business world demands. Today, security is not just the responsibility of the security teamsit is a shared responsibility among all the teams in the applications lifecycle. This integration is known as DevSecOps. DevSecOps is not about...

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Join us for the first Windows Containers in Kubernetes “Unconference” 

Since Windows containersbecamea stable feature in Kubernetesearlier this year, weve seenexcitinggrowth in use of Windows container technology. The fact that most cloud providers now have managed services supporting Windows containers through the Kubernetes APIis a reflection ofthe demand. During conversationsamongthe communityatKubeCon+CloudNativeConin Barcelona a few months ago,it became apparent that there needs to be more effort...

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Demystifying containers, Docker, and Kubernetes 

Modern application infrastructure is being transformed by containers. The question is: How do you get started? Understanding what problems containers, Docker, and Kubernetes solve is essential if you want to build modern cloud-native apps or if you want to modernize your existing legacy applications. In this post, well go through what they are and how...

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Migrating to HashiCorp Terraform 0.12 on Microsoft Azure 

With the release of Terraform 0.12, we can improve the configuration of our infrastructure resources that are using the Azure Terraform Resource Provider. In this post, we will discuss how we can use Terraform 0.12 to organize, configure, and deploy resources to Azure. What is Terraform 0.12? Terraform is an open source tool that uses...

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Microsoft joins the Hyperledger community 

Today we are announcing that we’ve joined Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation community that focuses on open source implementations of the emerging specifications and standards for blockchain and distributed ledgers. Over the past few years, blockchain has shown significant promise across many industries to manage complex workflows and logistics. Enterprises and startups have gone beyond the...

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Five steps to add automated performance quality gates to Azure DevOps pipelines 

In our last post, DanielSemedoand I provided an overview of how to add automated performance quality gates usingaperformance specification file, asdefined in the open source projectKeptn Pitometer. In this post, Ill explain the steps required to add a performance quality gate toyour AzureDevOpspipelines for both DevOps Multi-Stage and Classic pipelines using Keptn Pitometer. Step 1:...

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How to use Trill for impression feedback (part 2) 

This is part 2 of 2-post series that shows you how to use Trill, an open source .NET library designed to process one trillion events a day, for impression feedback. In part 1, we walked through how to write Trill queries to find out: 1) which impressions successfully joined to the feedback stream and 2)...

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