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Efficiently writing large objects to Azure Blob Storage – JSON, Compression, Caching, Streaming in .Net

Figure: The Goal - Efficiency & Throughput

Azure Storage Blob Azure Storage Blob is an Azure Storage offering that allows you to store GigaBytes of data in from hundreds to billions of objects in hot, cool, or archive tiers, depending on how often data access is needed. Store any type of unstructured data—images, videos, audio, documents and more—easily… Read more »

Bot to help with finance – BRB: BenRickertBot, Introduction

I recently started to invest in Mutual Funds with two primary purpose – saving tax with ELSS and getting profit from some other short term investment. While SIP is a simple, proven way to invest, I like to believe it has to be smarter than this. So the problem statement… Read more »

Easy way to allow customers to deploy web apps to Azure without going through Azure Marketplace

Problem statement is: You have a .net web app (which can be self hosted) and you want to provide it to customers so that they can deploy their instances on Microsoft Azure, without shipping source code to them. Also this has to be very easy for customers to do so…. Read more »

Hands on with HoloLens & bootstrapping tips

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I had an opportunity to work on HoloLens project during #ONEWEEK hackathon at Microsoft. For those who don’t know, oneweek is a yearly worldwide hackathon at Microsoft where interns & full time employees from different MS Campuses can participate and develop prototypes on any track or idea. Before you start, you should… Read more »

There was a hackathon for all new employees @MS – we won :)

Tracking face using clmtracker

I joined Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad last week 🙂 Joining a company with more than 100,000 employees is a lot more complex than it might sounds, and the existence of a strong on-boarding process is key to let the new hires perform as fast as possible. — Someone on Internet, Very… Read more »