The Next Wave: Exploring Tanzu Observability’s Integration with Azure Functions

This is part 6 of my quest to explore Azure Functions for self-education in functions-as-a-service.  The goal of this post is to successfully integrate VMware’s Tanzu Observability (AKA Wavefront) with Azure and explore the additional insights gained for our Azure Function environment.   Back in part 1, we explored Azure Functions and Function Apps via the Azure…

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Deploying Azure Functions with Visual Studio Code

This is part 2 of my quest to explore Azure Functions for self-education in functions-as-a-service.  The goal of this post is to use VS Code to deploy, test, and edit a simple Azure Function. Part 1 was a first step toward understanding and using Azure Functions.  We created a Function App, added a function to it…

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Closing the Books on 2019

When I started commuting long distances for work a couple of years ago, I fell into listening to podcasts instead of music in an attempt to use my time more effectively.  While I may not necessarily be an auditory learner, I actually found listening to podcasts stimulated my brain, keeping me awake and alert while…

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A Tribute to Datanauts

When I saw the notification this past Wednesday letting me know the newest episode of Datanauts was available, I was excited.  Then I read the title of the episode and was completely bummed.  If you’re reading this and are a regular listener, I know you understand the feeling.  If you have never listened to Datanauts,…

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