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Regardless of what size your business is or what industry your business works within business continuity planning is important. Whether that just be what you do if the electricity goes out in your office building, who do you call, who can help, etc right up to the biggie, where your IT equipment...

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We have probably all remoted into a desktop or a server at some point in our careers, it's something I've done a million times in order to carry out a task or check on something. The remote desktop (RDP) port, 3389, was something that was always available within on prem networks, you could connec...

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Sync Files

For those that have been following me of late you'll know I am in the process of changing my PC. As part of that project I need to make sure all my files, the important stuff is stored somewhere safe. And let's be honest it's also an exercise in tidying things up and making sure I know where ev...

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Earlier this year I was asked to visit Aberdeen, Scotland to do a presentation around the Azure basics or fundamentals to the British Computer Society group based there. I was looking forward to visiting Aberdeen and the group in person but unfortunately things have happened around the world that...

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I really enjoy speaking to customers about their migration projects from on prem to Azure, understanding their motivations, budgets, timelines, what workloads they run, etc And I love helping them on that journey which is why my talk "Start your datacentre transformation with Azure Migrate" was cre...

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I am an IT Pro, I have been for all my career, my specialist subject for a long time has been how to deal with those wee pesky server cage nuts you need to use when you rack physical servers into a data centre. But over the last few years I've had to learn a few new skills and one of those is how t...

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When I first started learning Azure there was a lot of terminology to learn and understand, new names for things, new technology, and lots of acronyms that went with those new things!

Understanding some of these new terms and how they all fitted together took me some time to figure out. So let's...

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The Azure Advent Calendar is an initiative that Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper have created, where every day within December new videos will be released from experts around the world. Each day the videos will either cover off an Azure product or provide some career advice.

Today it's my tu...

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Advisor Advisor

Azure Advisor is something I tend to speak about with most of my customer engagements and also something that I point out in presentations when I go to user groups or conferences.

If you've never come across Azure Advisor before it's a free service within Azure that is turned on by default...

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Azure DNS Private Zones has just gone generally available (GA), but what is it and why should you be interested in it?

The Domain Name System (DNS) resolves a service name such a VM01, into an IP address. Azure DNS is a PaaS (Platform as a Service) that helps to provide a reliable platform for m...

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