Data: Scotland

I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the Data:Scotland in Glasgow, Scotland. This is the third year in the conference's history, formally it was called SQLGLA. It will be the second time that I've spoke at the event and I love supporting local events.

The sessi...

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Intelligent Cloud Conference

Back in December 2018 I submitted some sessions via Sessionize to the Intelligent Cloud Conference call for speakers and in January I received two wonderful emails confirming that two of my sessions had been picked!

I had never visited Denmark before and was excited about getting the brie...

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Techsnips

Learning Azure
Techsnips

Techsnips is a free learning platform where people "from the trenches" provide training content that others can consume. The snips/videos that are recorded are short in nature, anywhere between 1 minute to 10 minutes. The content doesn't include any slides and is designed to be easy to consume,...

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Windows Admin Centre

In a previous life my job involved managing servers for my own IT department and for customer's, and it was always a struggle having to juggle multiple Remote Desktop Connections (RDP) or Microsoft Management Console (MMC) sessions, plus the passwords and usernames. Occassionally I'd resort to to...

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Azure

My day job involves talking to customers about moving their existing on-premises environment to Azure and one of the first things people want to understand is how cost effective the move will be. There are a number of ways that this data can be gathered, I'm a big fan of using Azure Migrate and...

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Podcasts

Earlier this year I reached out to the community via Twitter saying I'd love to be be a guest on podcasts and some folk reached out and some of the interviews I'd done are now live and available to listen to.

TechStringy

Techstringy

Back in February I sat down with Paul Stringfellow, who the Technica...

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Azure DevOps

As you may know I moved my blog away from WordPress in August 2018 and have been running Grav on Azure since. My source code is stored in Azure DevOps and my Azure Web App has just been pulling the code into the Web App whenever I do a new commit. However, as my blog has grown with more conten...

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Intelligent Cloud Conference

I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the Intelligent Cloud Conference Copenhagen, Denmark. This is the second international conference that I've been accepted at this year, but it will be the first I speak to due to scheduling.

This is a three day event, with...

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MVP Online Days

MVPDays Online Logo

In December I received confirmation that my session submission to MVPDays Online had been excepted. So I duly recorded my session and send it across to the team to pull together for the actual event. Pre-recording a session was a new experience for me, to be honest it was ac...

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Blogging

If you are active on Twitter or LinkedIn you'll have seen a flurry of posts from people around the world posting that they have passed an exam/earned a new badge from Acclaim. And it's great to see, but if your not one of them and pondering why you should take an exam or what exam you should take...

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