Category: DevOps

Microsoft Cloud Workshops: Free Microsoft Azure Hands-on Labs 5

Microsoft Cloud Workshops: Free Microsoft Azure Hands-on Labs

The Microsoft Cloud Workshop (MCW) program maintains a number of Workshops that are used to train Microsoft’s own Cloud Solution Architects, as well as Microsoft Partners all over the world, how to use Microsoft Azure […]

What are the Microsoft Certified Expert Certifications? 6

What are the Microsoft Certified Expert Certifications?

Recently, Microsoft announced and started releasing all new certification exams that are more job role focused. This new set of certification paths are being made in response to the feedback that Microsoft customers have expressed […]

AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions Certification Exam 7

AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions Certification Exam

The AZ-400 Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions certification exam tests and validates a candidates expertise as a DevOps Professional around the use of Microsoft Azure technologies for designing and implementing DevOps practices. This exam is a […]

Apply Tags to all of your Azure Resources 8

Apply Tags to all of your Azure Resources

Today I’m doing an Azure Migration and consolidation for a client and they wanted to tag everything within the existing Resource Group where is it deployed before we started moving things around to other Resource […]

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Azure DevOps Saves Our Eyes!

With one simple tweet, Buck Hodges of Microsoft gave us what we have all been waiting for: less eye strain.  Microsoft pushed changes to Azure DevOps, late today which introduced themes to the portal.  Now […]

First ever Azure & AI Conference in Las Vegas! 10

First ever Azure & AI Conference in Las Vegas!

I’m thrilled to be a part of the inaugural Azure + AI Conference in Las Vegas on December 3-6, 2018! Co-located with DevIntersection we will have a first of its kind Azure and AI focused […]

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs 11

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs

Automate Everything. That’s my new mantra, and it should be yours… Like many of you, I’m an infrastructure guy and grew up with the crutches of setup.exe and the massive installers that MSFT built in […]

Nested VMs in Azure with one click?  You must be crazy… 12

Nested VMs in Azure with one click? You must be crazy…

When I first heard that you could run nested VMs with Azure, I ran over to my laptop to deploy one of those shiny new Version 3 VMs! Once my Host was provisioned, I got […]

Azure Cloud Shell with Azure CLI inside Azure Portal 13

Azure Cloud Shell with Azure CLI inside Azure Portal

Here’s a short introduction to the Azure Cloud Shell; a new feature recently released into the Microsoft Azure Portal as part of the many announcements that Microsoft made at the Build 2017 conference. I also […]

Introduction to the Azure Portal 14

Introduction to the Azure Portal

Here’s a short video I recorded that goes over how to access the Azure Portal (the Current Azure Management Portal). I cover an overview of the dynamics and mechanics of the Azure Portal and how […]