This is the continuation of my experience with testing the auto-scaling capabilities of the Azure App Service. The first post dealt with scaling out as load increases, and this post deals with scaling back in when load decreases. On the Scale Out blade of the App Service Plan you can see the current number of... Continue Reading →
I was recently testing the automatic scaling capabilities of Azure App Service plans. I had a static website and a Web API running off the same Azure App Service plan. It was a Production S1 Plan. The static website was small (less than 10MB) and the Web API exposed a single method which did some... Continue Reading →
Microsoft has been building out its 'cloud first' strategy for many years now. As once separate on-premises server products have morphed into online services, we have been reaping the benefit of tighter integration between these services products. We've seen this most strongly with the Office 365 services where SharePoint, Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote),... Continue Reading →
It's no secret that I think Microsoft Teams is an awesome product. I've written in the past about how I believe Teams is a great enabler for making people more productive and brings the right tools together in a place that makes a lot of sense. What are messaging extensions? Message extensions are available when... Continue Reading →
I know I should be doing something a little more productive than this, but hey it's the holiday season and little LEGO MVP me needs to unwind too 🎄 Wishing you all a very happy, healthy and successful 2019. Pretty sure I'm not the only one who's gone down this rabbit hole...
Microsoft Teams is the hub for teamwork in Office 365. The vision Microsoft has with Teams, of bringing existing products and services together into a central hub and minimising context switching, is a vision I share in and have been fostering for over a decade. Before Teams came along I'd spent over a decade of... Continue Reading →
I attended my first Office Developer Bootcamp on Friday last week. I wasn't 100% sure of what to expect and had a little extra pressure as I was also presenting on Office Add-in development and assisting with the labs. I ended up having a really fun day. Lots of great conversations had during the bootcamp... Continue Reading →
Thanks for everyone that came along to the Sydney SharePoint User Group this month. It was great to be able to deliver so much exciting SharePoint news following all the announcement made at Microsoft Ignite. Given Microsoft Ignite now covers far more than just SharePoint it takes a while to distil the SharePoint specific announcements... Continue Reading →