Back on the 13th August 2018 I switched from hosting my blog on the WordPress platform to the Grav platform. It was hard work trying to get everything migrated across and the way I needed it to be. However, that being said I am loving having it running on Grav. I am slowly but surely getting use...

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A while back I wrote a blog post entitled Getting Hands on with Azure Migrate, which covered off how you can deploy Azure Migrate within your environment to evaluate how ready your servers are for a move to Azure.

The information Azure Migrate gives you on it's own is fantastic and can really s...

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The UK Cloud Infrastructure User Group is a group that has been running since 2016 in London, and I am pleased to announce that I have been accepted to speak at the group in October this year.

My session is entitled Start your datacentre transformation journey with Azure Migrate. During th...

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Windows Server 2008

Back in February 2008 I was working as a Help Desk Engineer for a Scottish Whisky Distiller, this was also the date that Windows Server 2008 was released. A lot has changed within the IT industry in the 10 years and 5 months since it's launch. Back when it was launched we were all fully immersed...

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Cloudflare

I maintain the website for the Glasgow Azure User Group and for the last 18 months the WordPress site has been hosted at 123 Reg. I've been thinking about changing the hosting of the website for a while and recently had some spare time so put together a website using Grav and as part of the...

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Last year I took the plunge and volunteered to speak at the Technology User Group (TechUG) event in Glasgow. I spoke about Office 365 and whether or not backups were necessary. It was my first real attempt at public speaking and it was a great event to be apart of. Everyone was very friendly...

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Blogging

There are alot of blogs out there and when I am not writing in my own I am often reading what others are posting. I find it not only helps to keep me up to date with what others are doing and new technologies that are being released but it also helps me become a better blogger.

Within this lis...

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Moving

Many of you might remember back in March 2018 I migrated my blog away from AWS to Azure. Back then I went down the route of building my own Virtual Machine (VM) within Azure and going through the process of installing and configuring MySQL, WordPress, Apache etc. At the time it was a good learn...

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I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the SQLGLA conference in Glasgow, UK. The conference is in it's second year of running and is run by the guys behind the SQL Glasgow User Group

The conference is on September 14th at The Studio within Glasgow City Centre, my...

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I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the Evolve conference in Birmingham, UK. The conference has been running a few years under the UC Day originally. The event is organised by a group of people including some Microsoft Valuable Professionals (MVP), they are also...

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