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Azure DevOps Pipelines: Practices for Scaling Templates

John Folberth explores what is considered "good practices" when looking to leverage one repository consisting of YAML templates in this blog series. Introduction This article is part of a larger series on Azure DevOps Pipelines regarding leveraging YAML templating. As part of this series, I have had numerous requests or questions ...

Part 2 – Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to Boosting Your Data Ingestion Process

John Folberth and Joe Fitzgerald share sample guidance for developing and deploying an Azure Data Factory into multiple environments. Introduction To see a complete introduction to this blog series, including links to all the other parts, please follow the link below: Part 1 - Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to ...

Load testing your applications using Azure Load Testing, JMeter and GitHub Actions

Dominique St-Amand shares an introduction on JMeter concepts and goes on to create a basic test plan to load test a sample application and run it through a GitHub Action workflow. I’ve been working with more customers that are starting to take testing (unit, integration, end to end and load testing) more seriously. You may ask, “Dom...

Part 1 – Unlock the Power of Azure Data Factory: A Guide to Boosting Your Data Ingestion Process

John Folberth and Joe Fitzgerald share sample guidance for developing and deploying an Azure Data Factory into multiple environments. Introduction In the fast-paced world of cloud architecture, securely collecting, ingesting, and preparing data for health care industry solutions has become an essential requirement. And that's where ...

The Art of HTTP Connection Pooling: How to Optimize Your Connections for Peak Performance

Ramakrishna Thanniru, Engineering, Optum / United Health Group Pete Tian, Sr Cloud Solution Architect, Microsoft Migrating an on-prem system to the public cloud can be a daunting task. While many companies have successfully made the transition, some have struggled with unexpected issues. One common problem is the sudden decrease in ...

Hosting Option for OpenEMR in Azure

Cloud Solution Architect, Monu Bambroo, spotlights OpenEMR and various ways to host the service in Azure. OpenEMR is the most popular open source electronic health records and medical practice management solution. OpenEMR is designed to be used by healthcare providers and organizations of all sizes, from small clinics to large hospitals...

Azure DevOps Pipelines: If Expressions and Conditions

John Folberth continues his series on Azure DevOps Pipelines by taking a deep dive into If Expressions and Conditions. At this stage in the series we’ve talked about tasks, jobs, stages, how to template them, and how to leverage environments in variables. This post will attempt to cover some basics around using if and conditions in ...

Developer Support and MSDN/Visual Studio Subscription Benefits

Visual Studio provides valuable subscription benefits for building software and creating test environments.  This includes access to installation media, developer tools, online training, Azure/Office 365 subscriptions, and even basic support.  Since most development teams have access to MSDN/Visual Studio Subscriptions, businesses will ...

Azure DevOps Pipelines: Tasks, Jobs, Stages and more!

John Folberth recently contributed a series of Azure DevOps posts in our Tech Community covering a range of Pipeline topics, including Template Tasks, Jobs, Environments, Variables, Jobs, and Stages.  There is a lot of great information, so be sure to check these out. Azure DevOps Pipelines: Tasks, Jobs, Stages When starting in ...