Category: Training

New Big Data and Web Dev Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) Tracks Open for Enrollment

Last year Microsoft launched the new Microsoft Professional Program (MPP). This is the latest initiative from Microsoft to provide training and an educational platform to help fill the ever growing skills gap in IT. Initially, […]

Renew MCSD & MCSE Annually by Retaking Certification Exams

In the past once you passed a specific Microsoft certification exam you were not allowed to retake that exam again, ever. After all, there wasn’t really any benefit to since you passed the exam and […]

Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) Expanding with More Tracks

The Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) is the most recent program from Microsoft to provide training and an educational platform in an effort to help fill the growing skills gap. According to Microsoft there are 1.5 […]

Microsoft partners with Opsgility to level up your Azure skills

Alongside the Visual Studio 2017 launch event, Microsoft and Opsgility have announced a partnerships offering all members of the Microsoft Dev Essentials program free access to Opsgility on-demand, video training service. This benefits brings a 3-month […]

My recent Azure Training Courses on

As you may, or may not, be aware, my day job is working as a Senior Cloud Solution Architect at Opsgility. My job duties are generally the normal duties of a Senior Solution Architect, but […]

Searchable Azure Book Catalog from Build Azure

It’s generally difficult to find a good book on cloud and Microsoft Azure related material to help learn from. This can be extremely frustrating when you’re new to a technology and are looking for a […]

Free Microsoft Tech Summit Events in 2017

The Microsoft Tech Summit provides Free, two-day technical training for IT professionals and developers with experts who build the cloud services across Microsoft Azure, Office 365, and Windows 10. These events are being hosted ALL […]

Free eBook: Data Science with Microsoft SQL Server 2016

It’s a new world of Big Data and Data Science. SQL Server 2016 was built for this brand new world to help businesses get ahead. This free ebook helps you learn to install, configure, and […]

Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) Open Enrollment

The Microsoft Professional Program (MPP) is a new attempt from Microsoft to provide a training and educational platform to help fill the ever growing skill gap in the technology industry. According to Microsoft there are […]

Free eBook: Introducing Microsoft Power BI

Want to get started with Power BI, but don’t know where to start? The “Introducing Microsoft Power BI” free eBook from Microsoft Press may be the guide you’ve been looking for. This book was written […]