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Azure In Action - CosmosDB, Functions and ServiceBus in Perfect Harmony
There's so many parts to Azure, it's sometimes hard to decide what to use and when. Do I use TableStore or CosmosDB? Would BlobStore be better? Should I host a full-fat .Net service in a VM, or stand up an ASP.Net Core WebApi? What about functions? The choices are myriad. In this talk I describe how at Landmark we made these kind of decisions as we implemented some new features in our product. I talk about the questions you need to ask to make those decisions, where we went wrong, and how we succeeded in the end. I describe in detail how we used CosmosDB, Azure Functions and Service Bus together to provide a Compliance Audit trail feature that would scale properly, work reliably, be trivial to use, and that wouldn't break the bank.

Shire Hall

Union Street, HR1 2HX · Hereford

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Founded in February 2009 as NxtGenUG Hereford, we changed our name in July 2013 to SmartDevs. We used to charge a fee when we were NxtGenUG to cover the cost of room hire, pizza and drinks but now we’ve gone free so come along, meet some friendly geeks, get fed and hopefully learn something for free.

We normally meet on the 2nd Monday of each month in Hereford between 7 and 9pm for a presentation, pizza and fizzy drinks. Some of the group go to the pub afterwards to carry on the talk, all are welcome.

Please register first so we can get the pizza order right (and let us know if you have specific food requirements).

The group welcomes speakers from all over the UK and sometimes even a famous overseas visitor. Although a lot of the talks are based around Microsoft technology we’ll cover anything interesting to a tech audience, from .net, JavaScript through C# to swarming quad-copters controlled from a Raspberry Pi.

If you’d like to speak about a technology that you’ve found interesting but are not sure you have enough content for a whole session we’ll make room for ten minutes at the start.

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