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Azure DevOps Podcast

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Feb 13, 2023

Lars is a Senior Developer Advocate with Pluralsight, author, trainer, Microsoft Azure MVP, community leader, aspiring YouTube host, and part-time classic car collector. He is heavily involved in the space of cloud computing services, especially Azure, and is a published author, solution architect, and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organizes the DDD Melbourne community conference, organizes developer events with Microsoft, and also runs a part-time car restoration business. He has spoken at numerous technical events around the world and is an expert in Australian Outback Internet.


Topics of Discussion:

[4:24] Lars talks about his early start in programming and the IT industry and his path to his present-day career.

[6:36] As a self-described “nerd that doesn’t mind talking to people,” Lars worked that characteristic into networking over his career.

[8:17] Why did Lars decide to write a book?

[9:40] Lars talks about his book, Microsoft Azure in Action.

[9:57] What part of Azure should developers be using more than less?

[13:00] What ideas have risen to the surface for general internal business application developers?

[16:36] What’s the best way to store and manipulate data?

[21:58] What are some of Lars’s favorite scenarios where you would reach for the queue?

[23:57] How would Lars decipher his architectural decisions on whether to use App Service?

[26:57] What is Lars’s thought process when creating service workers to read from that queue versus creating a second app that is installed into the app service plan?

[30:34] Lars talks about the importance of Application Insights.


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