Video – Understanding the Azure VM Series

November 28, 2017 // 1 Comment

This short video will show you how to quickly understand the Azure virtual machine (VM) series, how to pick one for a deployment, and how to select the right size. I show my technique for remembering what each SKU name means, so when you read it, you know exactly what that machine can do, and what [...]

Video – What is Microsoft Azure?

November 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

I’ve posted a short video to help people understand what Microsoft Azure is, how it can impact a business, where it is, how Microsoft has made Azure compliance with lots of regulations and standards, and what Azure can do.   Was This Video Useful? If you found this information useful, then [...]

Azure Backup MARS Agent System State Support is GA

November 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

Microsoft announced last week that they made support for backing up system state using the MARS agent generally available. System State backup was one of those “I must have this” features that I’ve been hearing about for 3+ years. Today it’s there – update your version of the MARS agent [...]

Hit Refresh – A Book By MS CEO Satya Nadella

October 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

I recently purchased the hard back copy of Hit Refresh, the new book by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. I got it at MS Ignite, and read it on the plane between Orlando and Seattle, and Seattle and San Francisco (a week later). The book is much like an episode of the TV show, Arrow, blending today with [...]

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 [...]
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