Azure on the Cheap – Azure Storage Static Website and Azure Front Door

Azure on the Cheap posts focus on the architecture, techniques and technology in Azure that add considerable value without breaking the bank.

https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-developer-community-blog/azure-on-the-cheap-azure-storage-static-website-and-azure-front/ba-p/1297084

Raspberry Pi Garage Door Opener Lets You Monitor and Close Your Garage Remotely

The Raspberry Pi is a versatile asset when it comes to home DIY projects, and this Pi-powered garage door control system is no exception.

https://www.tomshardware.com/news/raspberry-pi-garage-door-opener-project

How to Run a Simple Local Minecraft Server (With and Without Mods)

While it’s easy enough to share a Minecraft map with other local players on your network, it’s nice to be able to run a dedicated server so people can come and go without the original game host loading up Minecraft.

https://www.howtogeek.com/202958/how-to-run-a-simple-local-minecraft-server-with-and-without-mods/

AZ-304 Study Guide: Microsoft Azure Architect Design

To get the Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification, there are two new exams which you need to pass, the AZ-303: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies and the AZ-304: Microsoft Azure Architect Design exam.

https://www.thomasmaurer.ch/2020/04/az-304-study-guide-microsoft-azure-architect-design/

Automatically Synchronizing Data in Two SQL Server Databases

This tutorial explains how to automatically synchronize data into 2 SQL Server databases. Data in SQL databases often needs to be synchronized in real-time — this can be achieved by checking one database for updates and then applying them to another database.

https://dzone.com/articles/automatically-synchronizing-data-in-two-sql-server

A New Way to Get Started with Docker!

One of the most common challenges we hear from developers is how getting started with containers can sometimes feel daunting. It’s one of the needs Docker is focusing on in its commitment to developers and dev teams. Our two aims: teach developers and help accelerate their onboarding.

https://www.docker.com/blog/a-new-way-to-get-started-with-docker/

Raspberry Pi sales jump: Here’s why the tiny computer’s in demand in coronavirus crisis

To back that up, Upton revealed that the number of unique IP addresses accessing the Raspbian Raspberry Pi OS’s mirror system passed 90,000 on several days in March, up from a peak of around 58,000 in March 2019. He described the figures as “a proxy for new installations”.  

https://www.zdnet.com/article/raspberry-pi-sales-jump-heres-why-the-tiny-computers-in-demand-in-coronavirus-crisis/

Why You Shouldn’t Use Your ISP’s Default DNS Server

Your computers, phones, and other devices normally use the Domain Name System (DNS) server with which the router is configured. Unfortunately, this is often the one provided by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). These lack privacy features and also might be slower than some alternatives.

https://www.howtogeek.com/664608/why-you-shouldnt-be-using-your-isps-default-dns-server/