Azure Load Balancing: How to Scale Out VMs
Cloud Computing shines in a cost-benefit analysis; virtually unlimited resources are available at a moment’s notice, and resources must only be paid for if and when they are needed. Unlike dedicated servers, Cloud-based resources scale quickly & automatically to respond to peak loads. They can also provide fault tolerance via replication both within and between data centers. Understanding the pros and cons of the different approaches available to scale your app up is critical to long-term project success.
Cloudy with a Chance of VMs: Scaling Up & Out with Azure
Many undocumented subtleties figure prominently when designing and scaling the Azure architecture of a new Azure Web App, whether starting from scratch or porting an existing .NET app to the Azure Cloud. It’s always best to determine system compatibilities and custom needs prior to deployment. While Microsoft’s Azure documentation is generally good, navigating the often undocumented details can prevent pitfalls and optimize the scalability of your Azure Cloud-based solution.
IoT Smart-Locks: Apple HomeKit & Schlage Sense-lessness (or how to spend $2000 on a deadbolt)The goal Upgrade home-office security and take the opportunity to join the Star Trek generation of smart-home IoT. Exec summary Describe my experience installing and configuring a couple of Schlage Sense smart-locks and configuring them to connect to a couple of Apple...
Bootstrap Radio Buttons as DataTable Filters
Filtering tables of data is the central task of many a business web-app. This is the first of a series of tutorials on using Bootstrap radio buttons in the wild to filter real datasets in concert with other commonly-used UI components like DataTables and jQuery UI.