Tag: cloud

MCSA: Cloud Platform Certification 4

MCSA: Cloud Platform Certification

Among the many Microsoft Certification changes and updates announced around the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference recently is the addition of the brand new MCSA: Cloud Platform certification. There are a total of 5 Microsoft Azure […]

MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Certification 5

MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Certification

There are a total of 5 Azure specific certification exams available from Microsoft currently. If you pass each of these individually you will earn a Microsoft Specialist certification for the topic/skills area the exam covers. […]

MkeAzure Slides: Getting Started with IoT using Azure, Windows IoT and Raspberry Pi 6

MkeAzure Slides: Getting Started with IoT using Azure, Windows IoT and Raspberry Pi

On Aug 17, 2016 I gave a “Getting Started with IoT” talk at the Milwaukee Azure group. In my talk I covered the basics of IoT Messaging Architecture and Azure IoT Suite (specifically IoT Hub […]

Free eBook: Configuring Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid Capabilities

Microsoft Press has made the new “Configuring Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid Capabilities” eBook freely available. This book is written by Jeremy Taylor, Neil Hodgkinson, and Manas Biswas. This book is the second book in a series […]

35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle 7

35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle

Blog articles and Technical documentation are nice for learning technologies, but there are times when a good book just can’t be replaced. This is especially true when getting information from blogs that may have a […]

Free eBook: Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid

The “Planning and Preparing for Microsoft SharePoint Hybrid” eBook from Microsoft Press has been made freely available for download. This book is written by Jeremy Taylor. This is part of a series of books covering […]

Azure Weekly: July 18, 2016 8

Azure Weekly: July 18, 2016

Are you having difficulty keeping up to date on all the frequent changes and updates in the Microsoft Azure space? Then the Build Azure Weekly has the solution you’re looking for. Build Azure Weekly is […]

Microsoft Certification: 98-369 Cloud Fundamentals

The Cloud ecosystem is split between Public and Private clouds. Microsoft Azure sits on the Public side, while on-premises data centers are on the Private side. The Microsoft Cloud Fundamentals (98-369) Exam is situated a […]

Azure Weekly: July 11, 2016 9

Azure Weekly: July 11, 2016

Build Azure Weekly is your one stop source to stay up to date on all the latest news around the Microsoft Azure ecosystem. This weekly post includes news and links to blogs, videos, and podcasts […]

Azure Infographic: Cloud Security

There are a number of infographics that Microsoft has made available to better visualize different scenarios with Microsoft Azure. One of these infographics is on the topic of Cloud Security and gives an overview of […]

Azure Weekly: June 27, 2016 10

Azure Weekly: June 27, 2016

Are you having difficulty keeping up to date on all the frequent changes and updates in the Microsoft Azure space? Then the Build Azure Weekly has the solution you’re looking for. Build Azure Weekly is […]

Azure Certification: 70-473 Cloud Data Platform Solutions Specialist - Oct 2015 11

Azure Certification: 70-473 Cloud Data Platform Solutions Specialist – Oct 2015

There have been a few Microsoft Azure certifications for awhile now, and on October 27, 2015 Microsoft added another with the Designing and Implementing Cloud Data Platform Solutions (70-473) exam. Passing this exam will earn […]

Cloud vs On-Premises: Security, Reliability and Uptime 12

Cloud vs On-Premises: Security, Reliability and Uptime

There’s a lot of buzz about the “Cloud” as a result of the rapid growth and adoption of cloud-based services like Microsoft Azure of the last 5 years or so. However, the “Cloud” is still […]

Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool 13

Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool

The Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool allows for the necessary hosting resources of an enterprise environment to be mocked up as the appropriate Azure instances that match, then it will estimate out the total cost […]

Why Microsoft Azure? 14

Why Microsoft Azure?

Many companies are migrating existing or building new systems on the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform. There’s a lot of buzz lately around the Cloud overall, but it can be a little unclear at first glance […]

What is Azure Operations Management Suite? 15

What is Azure Operations Management Suite?

The Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) is a SaaS (Software as a Service) offering that is part of the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform. The Operations Management Suite is a DevOps tool that allows you to create […]

Microsoft Data Platform Specialist Certifications 16

Microsoft Data Platform Specialist Certifications

The list of Microsoft Azure certification exams and Microsoft Specialist certifications that can be earned is slowly growing. The first certifications were the Developer, Infrastructure, Architecture, and bigger MCSD Azure Solutions Architect certifications. As Azure grows, […]

Cloud Platform University Online - Free Azure Training 17

Cloud Platform University Online – Free Azure Training

There are plenty of resources available on how to implement and manage Microsoft Azure services; both for Developers and IT Pros. However, over the past few years there really haven’t been many resources to help […]

Messaging Architecture: What is AMQP?

Messaging has become pretty fundamental with the wider adoption of Microservices and other cloud design pattern. There are many ways to transmit a message. Many messaging systems today, like Azure Service Bus, use a protocol called […]

Free eBook: Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure (DevOps, Availability, Storage, more)

The “Building Cloud Apps with Microsoft Azure” book written by Scott Guthrie, Mark Simms, Tom Dykstra, Rick Anderson and Mike Wasson has been made a free eBook by Microsoft Press. This books goes through a […]