Ken Muse

Azure SQL Database Ledger
Blockchain solutions are definitely becoming more popular. Not content to be just a currency, it is finding its way into more business scenarios. It may seem unusual, but that includes Azure SQL Database. Why would we use blockchain technology in a database? That's what today's article will explore!

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Deploying to Azure from  Private Container Registries
It's a best practice to use private registries such as Azure Container Registry with container solutions on Azure. There's very little guidance if you're considering using a different registry to store your images. In this post, we're explore how to use other private registries, such as the GitHub packages Container Registry.

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Azure Container Solutions
There are lots of options for running containers in Azure, such as Azure Container Apps, Azure Container Instances, Kubernetes, Functions, and App Services. Each offering provides different features to support different scenarios, so it's important to understand some of the container options that Azure provides today.

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Unexpected Optimizations

Unexpected Optimizations

With programming, things aren't always what they seem. In fact, sometimes more is less. More specifically, sometimes we get better performance by doing the opposite of what we've learned is right. Let's explore an example and how it applies to cloud-scale systems and big data.

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Git Line Staging & Patch Editing
Continuing with last week's post, we're going to explore how to take interactive staging (line staging) one step further in Git. Sometimes you need complete control over the process of selecting which lines to commit. Perhaps you need fine control over what code is being committed. Perhaps you just want to organize what's in the commit. Today, we continue the exploration of this feature by learning how to edit what we're staging.

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