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Month: May 2017

Glasgow Azure User Group

Glasgow Azure User Group

I am looking to start a user group within Glasgow (Scotland) focussing on Microsoft’s Cloud Platform, Azure – Glasgow Azure User Group. I am hoping that the user group can be very much community driven, with the members help to spread the word and drive what content and speakers attend the events. The first meetup of the group is scheduled for the 29th May 2017 within Glasgow City Centre.  I have created an Eventbrite event where you can grab your…

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AzCopy Could Not Finish the Operation Within Specified Timeout

AzCopy Could Not Finish the Operation Within Specified Timeout

Recently I’ve started to use Azure cheap Blob storage as a backup repository for some of my important files and family photographs.  I’ve been using AzCopy to get my files from my PC to Azure and have come across the issue where AzCopy says “Could Not Finish the Operation Within Specified Timeout”. At first I thought this was because of home internet connection not being the best, however after reading the AzCopy documentation I realised a switch within the command line…

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Technical IT Interview Questions

Technical IT Interview Questions

Interviewing for any job can be a daunting prospect, interviewing for an IT job usually entails a two stage process.  One where the hiring company and you get a chance to get to know each other and what you can offer each other.  And the second part is the technical stage, where the hiring company grill you about what technologies, terminologies and concepts you understand. If you are IT generalist and have a broad set of skills it can be…

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