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Microsoft Ignite 2018–Azure Compute

September 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

Speaker: Corey Sanders 95% of Fortune 500 building on Azure. Adobe is building on open source – one of the biggest PostgreSQL customers. NeuroIntiative using GPUs to simulate drug tests for treatments for Alzheimer’s. There’s no one way to use Azure. Find the bits you want to use and [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2018–Azure Keynote

September 24, 2018 // 0 Comments

I am live blogging this session. Please press refresh to see more. Speakers: Scott Guthrie, Julia White, and probably a cast of others. Julia White She repeats some stuff we’ve already heard. Scott Guthrie The man in charge of Azure and Windows Server comes out. You can use entry level, burstable [...]

Adding Address Spaces To An Azure Virtual Network

September 4, 2018 // 1 Comment

Have you ever run out of addresses in an Azure virtual network? Have you ever needed to add a different scope or address space to an existing Azure virtual network? If so, this post is for you. Quite honestly, I did not know that this was possible until recently – it’s a setting in an Azure [...]

Call For Speakers – Cloud Camp, October 17th

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

My employers, MicroWarehouse, are running a community event in the Dublin Convention Centre on October 17th. Cloud Camp is a tech event, with four tracks covering: Azure Infrastructure: Virtual machines, storage, networking, etc Azure Platform: Web Apps, Containers, etc Productivity & Security: [...]

Not A Hyper-V MVP Anymore

July 2, 2018 // 0 Comments

It’s with some sadness that I have to report that I am no longer a Hyper-V MVP. 11 years ago, I got and email to say that I had been awarded MVP status … in System Center Configuration Manager. Yes, I used to do a lot of stuff on ConfigMgr. But by the time I’d been awarded, that had all [...]

Azure Preview – Standard SSD Disks

June 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

Say what?!?! Standard SSD disks? And we thought that Standard = HDD and Premium = SSD! But that’s no longer the case. In the coming world of Azure (we’re not there yet), Premium will be just that, but Standard will be normal deployments of either HDD or SSD. How do the three tiers of managed [...]

Azure Traffic Manager: Geography Versus Latency

June 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

A recent #AzureTrivia question on Twitter asked how you would configure Azure Traffic Manager to redirect clients to the closest endpoint (a place hosting a web application). That question made me go hmm – how do you define closest? Defining Closeness Do  you measure closeness by kilometres [...]
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