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  • corda-logoUnderstanding R3 Corda and Running it on Azure
    R3 Corda is a blockchain-inspired distributed ledger technology (DLT) from R3 that is specifically designed for financial and regulated transactions, and emphasizes privacy and security between ...
  • encryptionHomomorphic Encryption 101
    I was recently exploring methods for improved privacy using various encryption schemes and stumbled upon Homomorphic Encryption that has a huge potential  in that area. I do feel that it has higher ...
  • linux-azure-virtual-machines-logo-orangeCreating Developer’s Docker Linux Virtual Machine on Azure
    For an upcoming developer event on Docker I had to create handful of Linux Ubuntu virtual machines on Azure with Docker and few additional software installed on it. I looked into couple of ways to to ...
  • m_swarm_128x128Event Announcement “Blockchain 101 – Introduction for Developers”
    Some of you may already be aware that I host NYC MS Cloud User Group technology meet up every month at Microsoft Manhattan campus.This month, I will be hosting/presenting alongside with my colleague ...
  • devops-logoDevOps with Containers
    Recently I did a video series for Microsoft Channel9 on DevOps with Containers (thanks to Lex Thomas and Chris Caldwell for recording these). The idea was simple- show and tell how container ...
  • blockchain-01First Look Into Blockchain
    Since last year, I have been spending time with customers understanding how blockchain can help them improve/replace existing processess. Its relatively a new technology but evolving very ...
  • mac-iconHow To Set Custom Resolution On MacBook Pro Retina
    I recently experience an inconvenience when I discovered that on MacBook Pro Retina running OS X El Captain (and even few of its predecessors as I found out) you cannot set custom resolution. Well ...
  • webapp logoUsing Client Certificate Authentication for Web API Hosted in Azure
    During recent customer engagement there was a discussion around client certificate [a.k.a tls mutual] authentication and how to use it with asp.net web api that is hosted on azure as a azure api app. ...
  • PowerShell logoDeveloper’s Guide to Automated Install of ADFS On Windows Server 2016 (TP4)
    Recently I ran into situations where have to build a developer enviorment that needs active directory federation services [adfs] running on windows server 2016 [currently in technical preview 4, ...
  • AzureAutomationReporting Unused Disks Space in Azure IaaS
    If you’re using Azure VMs in your organization one of the common governance challenge is to identify the unused disk space that was just lying around in azure storage unused and cost company money ...