Two Weeks Of Learning Coming To An End

October 7, 2017 // 5 Comments

I’ve been on the road for the last 2 weeks. The first week I spent in Orlando at the Microsoft Ignite conference. The second week, I was one of 600 people to attend the “Intelligent Cloud Architect Boot Camp”, run by Microsoft in Bellevue, WA, in the US Pacific Northwest. It’s been tough to [...]

My Review of Microsoft Ignite 2017

September 30, 2017 // 4 Comments

Another week of Microsoft Ignite has come to an end. I’m sitting in my hotel room, thinking back on this week, and it’s time to write a review – based on past years, emails, and phone calls, some people in MS HQ are sitting up a little straighter now Putting Minds at Rest Let’s let those [...]

The iPhone 8–After 1 Week of Ownership

September 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

I’ve been using the HTC One (M7 and then M9) for the last 4 years on the Three network in Ireland. I liked Android, but problems that both I and my wife had with the M9, and the lousy camera, convinced me to change handsets. And the awful degradation of the Three network and their rubbish [...]

Protect Your Data With Microsoft Azure Backup

September 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

Speakers: Vijay Tandra Sistla, Principal PM Manager Aruna Somendra, Senior Program Manager Aruna is first to speak. It’s a demo-packed session. There was another session on AB during the week – that’s probably worth watching as well. All the attendees are from diverse backgrounds, and we have [...]

From IT Pros to IT Heros–With Azure DevTest Labs

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Claude Remillard, Group Program Manager How IT pros can make devs very happy! Reason to Exist 50% or more of infrastructure is used for non-production environment. In an old job of mine, we have dev, test, and production versions of every system. That’s a lot of money! The required life of dev [...]

My Appearance on Windows Weekly

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you don’t know it, Windows Weekly on the TWiT podcast network, is one of the (if not the) biggest Microsoft news podcast around. I’ve been a listener for a long time, and enjoy the news & conversations between the hosts, with news coming from Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott. Because of [...]
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