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Using IoT on a Beer Kegerator

Being born and raised in the great state of Wisconsin, beer has been a part of most of my adult life. Couple that with my love of technology, I always wondered how I could leverage some cool tech with a beer theme. Since the proliferation of inexpensive hardware and the Internet of Things (IoT), it has now become easy (and cheap!) to provide solutions that can be used to monitor (among other things) beer-related activities. This article will describe and detail the steps I took to create a solution for monitoring beer consumption on a beer kegerator.
 

John Adali by John Adali

Tech Talks - Azure Iaas, Paas, Containers

In this episode of #techtalks, Nathan Lasnoski walks through how a business can use Iaas, Paas, and Containers to quickly scale up and down with demand, and deliver everything from simple cloud-based apps to sophisticated, cloud-enabled enterprise applications.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Tech Talks - Azure Information Protection

In this episode of TechTalks, Concurrency CTO, Nathan Lasnoski, goes over protecting legacy data with Azure Information Protection.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Striping Disks in Azure

Azure disks.  You can do this by using Storage Spaces in Windows Server 2012 or 2016.  Storage Spaces is similar to RAID or the old dynamic disk technology in Windows and allows you to combine multiple disks into a single volume.  Doing so will aggregate the size and performance of the Azure disks.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Azure Updates

Ignite 2017, held late last month, contained many exciting announcements for Azure.  Here, we'll highlight some of the best new and updated features.  There are many more than can be listed here so be sure to check out this blog post for a complete rundown.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Azure Resource Management

Within Azure, there are two primary ways to organize deployed resources.  Subscriptions are the top-level organizational boundary and provide complete isolation between resources.  Resource Groups are the next tier of separation and only provide a logical organization of resources. 

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande