Category Archives: Azure

Controlling Azure Costs with proper tagging and the billing APIs

Hi, At the time of writing this blog post, it is hard to be entirely satisfied with the existing Azure cost control solutions such as Cloudyn or the Microsoft Azure Consumption Insights Power BI app, should you envision a very … Continue reading

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Build the ultimate chatbot

Hi, For this episode, I have created another chatbot that is aimed at helping factory workers to intervene on machines whenever they encounter operating problems. This factory comes with a specific jargon and workers are surrounded by permanent noise which … Continue reading

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Cognitive Services Episode 8 – Leveraging speech services with chatbots

Hi, Now that we built a chatbot using most of the NLP-related APIs and that we saw how to categorize incidents based on end users screenshots thanks to the custom vision service, it’s time to see how to add speech to this bot! … Continue reading

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DevOps – Using Azure MSI with VSTS – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I have created a free VSTS task that does all what’s explained below. Microsoft recently announced Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) which in a nutshell, is a way to avoid storing credentials in code or in locations such … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I created a free VSTS marketplace extension that does all what’s explained below and even more. Recently, I wrote a short blog post on how to provision Azure Active Directory (AAD) Apps in a highly controlled way, so … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I created a free VSTS marketplace extension that does all what’s explained below and even more Besides promoting a new collaboration mindset between development & operations, DevOps’ primary goal is to use tooling in order … Continue reading

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Full free online course on NLP with Azure Cognitive Services

Hi, With the recent publishing on my 6th episode, I just closed the chapter on using NLP with Azure Cognitive Services. In this course, I explain little by little how to build a chatbot that deals with various tasks, each … Continue reading

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