Microsoft Role-based Certification Roadmap

Microsoft Certification Roadmap for Role-based Paths

Here’s a simplified Microsoft Certification Roadmap for the roe-based certifications from Microsoft. These are the Fundamentals, Associate, and Expert certifications. Navigating the Microsoft Certification landscape and deciding on which certification path to follow, and which […]

NoSQL vs SQL: Demystifying NoSQL Databases 5

NoSQL vs SQL: Demystifying NoSQL Databases

There’s a lot of talk about NoSQL being the database of the future. Let’s take a look at NoSQL vs SQL databases, and what the differences are, use cases, and why you would use one […]

Azure Weekly: July 15, 2019 6

Azure Weekly: July 15, 2019

Build Azure Weekly provides your go-to source to keep up-to-date on all the latest Microsoft Azure news and updates. Included within Build Azure Weekly newsletter are blog articles, podcasts, videos, and more from Microsoft and […]

How much does Microsoft Certification cost? 7

How much does Microsoft Certification cost?

A very common question about Microsoft certifications is “How much does Microsoft certification cost?” It’s great to know what the exam objectives are, and where to find study materials, but the overall cost of getting […]

Twitter Fail Robot screenshot

Detect and Handle a Twitter Outage

As I’m writing this Twitter is down, and it’s actually been down for at least 20 minutes now. It’s hard to tell exactly how long this Twitter outage will last. Since this doesn’t actually happen […]

Microsoft Azure Certification: Where to Start? 8

Microsoft Azure Certification: Where to Start?

The question of “Where to start with Microsoft Azure Certification?” is a common one. Navigating the gauntlet of certification paths and exams can seem a bit daunting at first. This article is specially written to […]

Azure Weekly: July 8, 2019 9

Azure Weekly: July 8, 2019

Build Azure Weekly provides your go-to source to keep up-to-date on all the latest Microsoft Azure news and updates. Included within Build Azure Weekly newsletter are blog articles, podcasts, videos, and more from Microsoft and […]

End-to-end CI/CD automation using Azure DevOps unified Yaml-defined Pipelines 10

End-to-end CI/CD automation using Azure DevOps unified Yaml-defined Pipelines

Azure pipeline as a core part of Azure DevOps, it allows for the creation of CI ( Continuous Integration) pipeline in a declarative way using YAML documents, it is also called build pipelines. Since last […]

Discover NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit Ports and Connectors 11

Discover NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit Ports and Connectors

Here’s a look at the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit hardware to help those looking to get started with the platform. In short, the Developer Kit is made up of the developer kit carrier board, […]

3 Steps to be Awarded Microsoft MVP 12

3 Steps to be Awarded Microsoft MVP

Whether you’ve heard of the Microsoft MVP Award and are wondering how to earn it yourself, or just curious as to what others have done to earn this recognition form Microsoft, here’s a brief explanation […]

Chris Pietschmann Awarded 2019 Microsoft MVP in Azure 14

Chris Pietschmann Awarded 2019 Microsoft MVP in Azure

This morning I received an email notification that read “Congratulations 2019-2020 Microsoft MVP!” Today is the day I was eagerly awaiting for the last couple months. Today, I got received notification from Microsoft that I […]

Azure Weekly: July 1, 2019 15

Azure Weekly: July 1, 2019

Build Azure Weekly provides your go-to source to keep up-to-date on all the latest Microsoft Azure news and updates. Included within Build Azure Weekly newsletter are blog articles, podcasts, videos, and more from Microsoft and […]

Cloud Design Patterns: Prescriptive Architecture Guidance for Cloud Applications

Cloud Design Patterns Infographic

Cloud Design Patterns offer prescriptive guidance to designing and architecting solutions in the cloud. Microsoft patterns and practices has this infographic available to help you visualize the cloud design patterns for reference. This infographic depicts […]

Top 15 Security Certifications in 2019 16

Top 15 Security Certifications in 2019

Are you looking at security certifications? Certification in the areas of Cybersecurity, IT Security, and Computer Security do not have as many straight forward options in comparison to Windows or Linux certifications, or even cloud […]

Raspberry Pi 4 vs NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit 17

Raspberry Pi 4 vs NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

There are tons of IoT devices available for prototyping and building Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The Raspberry Pi 4 was recently released with some really great feature upgrades in this latest revision of the […]

Azure Weekly: June 24, 2019 18

Azure Weekly: June 24, 2019

Do you find it difficult to keep up-to-date on the frequent updates and changes in the Microsoft Azure cloud? Build Azure Weekly is the solution you’ve been searching for! Build Azure Weekly is a weekly newsletter that includes all the […]

Microsoft xCloud: Azure Powered Game Streaming 20

Microsoft xCloud: Azure Powered Game Streaming

Microsoft is building a game streaming network to unlock console quality gaming on any device. Microsoft has realized that not all gamers are going to buy an Xbox. Instead of focusing on building games that […]

Azure Weekly: June 17, 2019 21

Azure Weekly: June 17, 2019

Do you find it difficult to keep up-to-date on the frequent updates and changes in the Microsoft Azure cloud? Build Azure Weekly is the solution you’ve been searching for! Build Azure Weekly is a weekly newsletter that includes all the […]

Azure Bastion: VM RDP & SSH Access within Azure Portal 23

Azure Bastion: VM RDP & SSH Access within Azure Portal

Recently, a new Remote Desktop (RDP) and SSH remote access service in Microsoft Azure came to my attention. In short, Azure Bastion enables the Azure Portal to provide the UI for remotely and securely connecting […]

Azure Weekly: June 3, 2019 24

Azure Weekly: June 3, 2019

Do you find it difficult to keep up-to-date on the frequent updates and changes in the Microsoft Azure cloud? Build Azure Weekly is the solution you’ve been searching for! Build Azure Weekly is a weekly newsletter that includes all the […]