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Glasgow Azure User Group Logo

On the 29th May 2020, the Glasgow Azure User Group celebrated it's third year of running. I have to say when I first had the idea about setting up a user group, I never thought it would take me on the personal and professional journey that it has. I can't thank certain people and organisations...

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Glasgow Azure User Group

Since founding the Glasgow Azure User Group back in 2017 we've held 17 meetups in person, however with the current COVID-19 lockdown situation hosting the April 2020 event in person wasn't feasible. So rather than cancel the event altogether I went with the plan of hosting the event online via...

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Over the years I have attended a lot of events, both paid and free community events.  And as I'm sure many of you are I've been organising the Glasgow Azure User Group events over the past 11 months, this blog post is just some of my thoughts on how you can #BeAGoodAttendee at these events.

If yo...

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Global Azure Bootcamp has been running globally for 5 years now and in 2018 it's coming to Glasgow!

For those unaware of the Global Azure Bootcamp it is an initiative that sees communities all over the world holding a one day event on the same day with the aim of providing an environment where deep...

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As we head into 2018 I thought a post covering the value of getting involved with your local community in the form of user groups would be appropriate.

5 reasons to get involved

5.  With the amount of product updates that Microsoft and other vendors are rolling out at a rapid rate, it is hard...

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The Beginning

Back in February when I was given access to an Azure MSDN account with free credit to use I was a little lost. 

After much searching on the Internet and trial and error I started to figure things out within the Azure world, but I was hungry for more.  After more time on the Inter...

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As you all know I founded the Glasgow Azure User Group earlier this year and I am pleased to say we are holding our 3rd meetup later this month. As part of the continued development and growth of the user group it's pleasing to announce we will now be supported by Servent.  This new partnership...

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Last night I had the pleasure of attending the first meetup of the Edinburgh Azure User Group (EAUG).  This is the East Coast sister group to the user group that I founded earlier this year.  It's exciting seeing the community come together to engage and grow. The Edinburgh Azure User Group is run...

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Last week was a pretty awesome and exciting week!

Glasgow Azure User Group

On Wednesday the second GAUG meeting was held in the HAYS offices in Glasgow City center.  It was great seeing so many engaged and enthusiastic techies give up their evening and spend time learning about Azure.   We...

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There are quite a lot of good events and user groups happening in Scotland next month and I thought it would be good to share the details of these.   Glasgow SQL Server Meetup The Glasgow based SQL server meetup group will be meeting up in Glasgow City center on the 22nd August and will have some...

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