Samara is a Microsoft Certified Specialist in C#. Working in both web and data, she has experience in a wide variety of technologies including JS, .Net, SQL, Analysis Services, and Power BI. As a member of the Azure Customer Experience Team at Microsoft she uses those skills to assist developers with questions on Github, Stack Overflow and MSDN.
In a system of any size, there are lots of settings and variables that need to be stored somewhere, and most technologies come with some sort of settings management that is contained within that instance. As a system grows, keeping all those settings in sync can become extremely painful. Azure App Config creates a centralized store that any piece of a system can access drastically reducing the need for individualized configuration settings. We will take a look at how the service works and how it can be utilized for things like feature management and versioning as well as how it can be used along with Key Vault to securely store passwords and connection strings.