Building NLP applications with Azure OpenAI

Building NLP applications with Azure OpenAI

Azure OpenAI provides developers with the ability to add AI to their applications using a variety of different models from OpenAI. This includes GPT-4, GPT-4 Turbo with Vision, GPT-3.5-Turbo and Embedding models. We can add AI functionality to our applications using C#, Python or REST APIs. The Generative AI capabilities that are available in Azure OpenAI are provided through the models, which belong to different families. This article assumes that you already have access to Azure OpenAI....

February 27, 2024 · 7 min · Will Velida
Core Concepts in Kubernetes

CKAD Reference - Kubernetes: Core Concepts

I’m studying for my CKAD exam, so this article is serving as a reference for me to cover the core concepts in that exam. This article will cover Pods, Namespaces, the kubectl CLI tool, and how we can use it to create objects in Kubernetes. Kubernetes Primitives These are the basic building blocks in Kubernetes for building and operating applications that you host on it. These could include Pod, Deployments, Services etc...

February 23, 2024 · 8 min · Will Velida
Planning AKS Deployments

Planning AKS Deployments

Kubernetes provides reliable scheduling of fault-tolerant application workloads, and is ideal for container orchestration. AKS is a managed Kubernetes platform on Azure, which makes this simpler for us manage our container workloads. In this blog post, I’ll talk about the main components of Azure Kubernetes, such as control plane nodes, node pools, pods, deployments etc. I’ll also talk about how we can configure network access in AKS, and how we can monitor our AKS clusters....

February 21, 2024 · 11 min · Will Velida
Building our first Radius application on Azure Kubernetes Service

Building your first Radius application on Azure Kubernetes Service

Earlier on this week, I gave a presentation to two user groups on the Radius project. If you want to check them out you can view them here: This one is from Coding Nights NZ, run by Microsoft MVP Marcel Medina: The other is from the Azure Community Enthusiasts User Group, run by Microsoft MVP Nicholas Chang: Following these two talks, I wanted to write a blog post on setting up a basic Radius application on a Azure Kubernetes Service cluster, which is what we’ll go through now 🙂...

February 7, 2024 · 12 min · Will Velida