Rethink. Reset. Restart.

Rethink.In May I started my journey with HorseAnalytics serving as their CTO. Just a couple of weeks into my tenure the unthinkable happened: money ran out and we were not able to secure bridge funding to see the motion we already set into motion to an end. I learned…

Visio stencils for Azure

Yes. Visio is still a thing. To draw expressive diagrams with the correct visual representation of the underlying services you need to have access to quality stencils. There is the Microsoft Azure Cloud and AI Symbol / Icon Set - SVG from Microsoft of course but I stumbled across a LinkedIn…

Update DigitalOcean DNS entry on DHCP bind

Many use services like DynDNS to make systems behind a dail-up or dynamic line accessible from the outside. But if your primary DNS is hosted somewhere else (e.g. Azure DNS or some other provider) and this provider offers APIs to interact with the domain records, it is pretty easy…

Azure Notification Hub race condition

Both development and production environments are deployed in a fully automated fashion using ARM templates. As part of these deployments we also create Notification Hubs and related authorization rules. I noticed today that some of our deployments were failing due to the fact that the Notification Hub resource provider was…