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I hope you are well. This week's newsletter will feature some articles about Apache Airflow, Ignite, Ambari, Azure, ASP.NET Core, Process Automation, etc.
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Airflow is a Python based workflow tool published by Apache to allow you to create, schedule and monitor workflows programmatically. It's a common tool used in modern data engineering practice. This article show you how to install Airflow on your Windows 10 or 11 systems via WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux).
Apache Ignite is a distributed database for high‑performance applications with in‑memory speed. The core capabilities include multi-tier storage, distributed SQL, ACID transactions, compute APIs in Java, Scala, Kotlin, C# and C++, machine learning and continuous queries. This article provides a simple guide to install Ignite on your Windows machine for learning and practice purposes.
.NET provides very flexible and powerful logging mechanism to write logs into console, files and other destinations. This article show you how to write logs into Azure Blob Storage in your ASP.NET Azure app service application.
Apache Ambari is a tool for provisioning, managing and monitoring Apache Hadoop clusters. You can use it to configure Hadoop cluster, start, stop or restart Hadoop services and monitor the status of the nodes in the cluster.
What are your process automation approaches on Azure? There are at least 4 typical products you can use: Azure Automation Account runbooks (PowerShell or Python), Azure Functions (with triggers or schedules), Azure Logic App (Power Automate is built on top of it) and Azure App Service WebJobs.