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Configure regional settings on Azure Virtual Machines
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25 May
2019

Configure regional settings on Azure Virtual Machines

By default every Windows virtual machine that you deploy in Azure from the marketplace will be deployed using US regional settings. So the timezone, time format, currency, keyboard will all be in EN-US. I got a few requests lately from customers and others if it would be possible to automate the regional settings, sytem locales and input locales configuration. This blogpost will cover how to create an XML settings file that contains all of our regional settings and how to apply those regional settings to our Virtual Machines in Azure. To be able to achieve this we are going to need 2 things: an XML file containing our regional settings and a PowerShell script to apply the regional settings.

17 Jan
2019

Azure API Management Consumption Tier

Microsoft has announced a new Azure API Management Consumption tier. This new tier aligns with serverless architecture principles that includes automated scaling, built-in high availability and requires no infrastructure to provision or manage. 

21 Nov
2018

Real Time Twitter sentiment analysis with Azure Cognitive Services

I was recently playing with Azure Cognitive Services and wanted to test Sentiment Analysis of Twitter. In this blog post I will go through how to setup the different components and analyse the sentiment of Tweets that contain the Azure or AWS hashtag. We will then be able to compare the sentiment of Azure tweets versus AWS tweets and analyse if Azure is in a better spotlight than AWS, which country prefers AWS over Azure, get the most influential people, and many more things that would be hugely beneficial for any social media marketing team.

30 Jan
2018

How to use Azure CDN for WordPress

In this blogpost I will show you how you can use Azure CDN to improve the performance of your WordPress site. I’m running WordPress for my blog and have a lot of static content. All my blog post, once written and published will not change and remain th...