Friday, July 28, 2017

Azure Durable Functions

Durable Functions Overview

"Durable Functions" is an extension of Azure Functions and Azure WebJobs that allows writing long-running, stateful function orchestrations in code in a serverless environment.


Hybrid Cloud: Azure Stack vs OpenStack

Microsoft Azure Stack vs OpenStack for Hybrid/Private Cloud Deployments
score: Azure Stack: 836 vs OpenStack: 530 points

Microsoft Releases More Azure Stack Details, Available September @ InfoQ

"Azure Stack is an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. Only Azure Stack lets you deliver Azure services from your organization’s datacenter, while balancing the right amount of flexibility and control—for truly-consistent hybrid cloud deployments.

Read the whitepaper for more details about Azure Stack

Download the Azure Stack datasheetMicrosoft Releases Azure Stack Enabling Hybrid Cloud Among Key Market Levers Versus AWS @ Forbes

Microsoft’s Azure Stack private cloud platform is ready for its first customers | TechCrunch

Azure Stack: Microsoft’s private-cloud platform and what IT pros need to know about it | Network World

azure stack interface

Microsoft introduces Azure Stack, its answer to OpenStack | Network World
"Azure Stack will begin shipping in September."

OpenStack - Wikipedia

AR, VR, cloud for Real Estate

With a wave of new VR and AR headsets and phones coming this year
we could expect virtual 3D for real estate, on sale or even being designed.
This is like Google Maps Street View, for for inside of homes and other buildings.
In fact Google already did that for select museums. Technology already exists...

Matterport 3D Camera | 3D scanning, create your own 4K 3D virtual tours

Matterport 3D Space Gallery - Matterport

Victoria Coast Home - Matterport

The Rise Of Virtual Reality In Real Estate
"Open house visits are a fun way to explore a property, but when you go for a visit, you have to imagine what it might look like with your own furniture, setup and style. You may know the space is a great fit for your needs, but the current owner’s furniture, staged furniture or empty rooms might not be conducive to really understanding what the home would look like if you moved in. Thanks to new developments in real estate tech, the days of imagining may soon be behind us."