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How to get Azure Virtual Network Gateway details
astaykov on 24. October 2016 13:38

In this very quick video we will show you how to get the details of your Virtual Network Gateways. A useful when you want to find out the SKUs of your Gateways - something, which is not directly visible in the Azure portal (at least not today - Oktober' 2016).

You can get the PowerShell code here:


Azure Logic Apps - save tweet feed to a storage
astaykov on 12. July 2016 18:45

In this tutorial, Anton Staykov, shows us how to collect all Tweets from our twitter feed and save them to Azure Blob storage for further processing.

Without writing a single line of code!

HDInsight on Linux VM
astaykov on 9. March 2016 19:27

In this tutorial, Dimitar Danailov, shows us how easy and quickly it is to provision HDInsight cluster on Linux VM. All of this using Azure Managed Hadoop Cluster - so Platform-as-a-Service!

Configure and spin up your HDInsight Cluster in less than 5 minutes:

Azure SQL Data Warehouse sample data and PowerBI
astaykov on 31. December 2015 09:00

In this tutorial, Drew DiPalma, walks through how to create a new Azure SQL Data Warehouse database with the AdventureWorksDW sample data set. Drew then shows how to quickly connect and build a dashboard of the data using PowerBI.


How to author custom artifacts in a DevTest Lab
astaykov on 28. December 2015 10:00

An artifact consists of an artifact definition file, which is an Azure Resource Manager (ARM) based JSON file. The artifact definition file contains metadata that defines the artifact. An artifact can also contain script files - such as PowerShell or Bash - that are referenced within the artifact definition file. In this video, you'll see how to create a custom artifact and save it in your private Git repository.

Todays video in the DevTest lab series shows us how to author custom artifacts for use in an Azure DevTest lab environment.