Quickly connect Azure Cosmos DB with your applications using Visual Studio Connected Services

By | February 21, 2018

Visual Studio Connected Services enables developers to easily connect and integrate with several services. We have seen several connected services including Application Insights, Azure Storage, Mobile services etc. Similarly, you can connect Azure Cosmos DB accounts from Visual Studio using the connected services. Visual Studio Connected Services allows adding Cosmos DB account to your project and start building… Read More »

How to move Azure Resources from one Azure Subscription to another?

By | February 19, 2018

This post explains how to move Azure resources from one subscription to another subscription using the Azure Portal. This could be a quick ask, in case you want to change your existing Azure subscription, and you want to continue with your existing services. You can accomplish this using PowerShell scripts as well. Let’s explore how azure portal helps… Read More »

Setting up global replication of your Azure Cosmos DB database using the Azure portal

By | February 14, 2018

Azure Cosmos DB is a globally distributed, low-latency, high throughput databases services. Azure Cosmos DB provides global distribution, which means you can scale and distribute it across different Azure regions. This enables you to have your data replicated over as many as datacenter per your need, moreover control and access your replicated data seamlessly. Setting up the Geo-Replication… Read More »

Preventing Azure Resource Deletion or Unexpected Changes using Locks

By | February 13, 2018

In your Azure environment, there could be several critical Azure resources that you don’t ever want to be deleted or modified. For an instance, deleting a SQL Azure resource, or deleting any running services from the Azure portal. Of course, no one just really doesn’t want to do it. Nevertheless, it may get deleted or modified by chance,… Read More »

Quickly locate or change the custom project or Item templates locations in Visual Studio 2017

By | February 12, 2018

In Visual Studio, all the custom template files must be placed in a specific location so that Visual Studio recognizes, and the templates can appear in the New Project Dialog Window and Add New Item Dialog Window. By default, Visual Studio search for two different locations for project and item templates respectively. If you placed a compressed file… Read More »

Add an Azure Cosmos DB trigger to an existing Azure Function app from Azure Cosmos DB Portal

By | February 9, 2018

Azure Functions let us execute our code in a serverless environment. This does not require create a solution or publish it as Azure Apps. In short, just focus on code and your functional aspect, and don’t need to worry about infrastructure. We can create a function triggered when data is added to or changed in Azure Cosmos DB… Read More »

Working with Azure Cosmos DB using Visual Studio Code

By | February 8, 2018

Azure Cosmos DB extension for Visual Studio Code gives Azure developers set of powerful commands to working with Cosmos DB. With the help of Azure Cosmos DB extension, from Visual Studio Code, you can easily create and delete databases, collections, and view, modify and delete documents. With the help of this extension, you can connect with Cosmos DB… Read More »