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This week marks 51 episodes of my weekly update! Which is just crazy. I cover off the Azure news that has happened this week and also talk about the events I am speaking at next week. I also touch on something that's personally happened to me to recently. Unfortunately some people have decided...

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Disconnecting

I've always been an advocate of making sure you take time away from your work to either spend time with your family or just not being at your work. 😉 And during current times with the pandemic is no different, in fact I think it might even be that much more important.

Our homes are now not ju...

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With in person events no longer being a thing and a lot of people have turned to creating content in video form, or streaming sessions, interviews etc. And I'm no different, I've been working on building up video content on my YouTube channel. I've tried streaming a few of my Weekly Update vi...

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I've had a short working week this week, as I am enjoying Thursday and Friday off. Taking some time to disconnect and recharge the batteries. And thankfully it looks like I've forecasted it right as today is due to be a scorcher in Scotland. So suncream and sunglasses at the right!

During my...

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Have you ever had to send out a meeting request to a large group of people that is maybe optional or informational for them? I know I have and then my mailbox gets flooded with acceptance emails or decline emails or those tentative emails as well. Sometimes a response to your meeting request isn...

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An Hour with April and Sarah

Ever wanted the chance to ask two kick ass women questions around Azure? 😉 Well you will have the chance on the 29th July!

April Edwards and myself will be doing "An Hour with April and Sarah" live stream on YouTube.

April is a Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft where she specialises...

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This week there has been a lot happening between MSInspire, Microsoft's partner conference, and MSReady, the internal conference. We've also had some great news and update news.

As we're fast approaching the end of July I've started to look at what I want to complete and achieve before the end...

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AWS Billing Alerts

I recently spun up an Amazon Web Services (AWS) subscription in order to create some demos of using Azure products outside of the Azure ecosystem. One of the first things I did when I got into the AWS subscription was set up a billing alert so I would be sure not to overspend, as I was paying for...

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DevOps Notts

Last month I put out a Tweet asking if any event organisers needed a speaker at their event and I got a really great response from all around the world from all different types of users groups. One of the groups to reach out to me were the DevOps Notts Meetup. And I'm pleased to say I will be sp...

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This week I return to recording my weekly update video, and don't have any technical issues (thankfully!). I talk about the latest Azure news, what I've been up to in terms of attending user groups and speaking at events. I show off a new tshirt I am ridiculously excited about and also talk a lit...

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