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Podcasts

Back in February 2019 I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Stringfellow for his podcast series - Tech Interview Podcast, it was one of the first podcast interviews I ever undertook. I must have done something right as he invited me back along for another show this year.

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I noticed the other day that Feedspot had updated their site with the top 50 Microsoft Azure blogs to follow in 2020, and much to my surprise I was part of that list! In 25th place, my blog was listed!

I started my blog back in 2014 and have invested a lot of time and energy into it over the y...

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Public Speaking

One of the things I am looking forward to taking part in this year as part of my Cloud Adovcacy role is speaking at a number of the Microsoft Ignite the Tour stops around the world. There are 30 stops in the tour, some have already happened in 2019, but a lot are still to come in 2020. I will...

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Podcasts

At the end of 2019 I received an email from Anand Kumar R asking if I'd be interested in taking part in an interview for a podcast series. Anand is a Cloud Solution Architect for Microsoft based out of New York. His blog is the Azure Monk site. He ventured into podcasting in June 2019 and h...

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My first weekly update video of 2020, is my 20th weekly update video (that was note planned! lol). I'm back from a 9 day break enjoying time with my friends and family, and getting back into gaming again as I got a PS4 over the holidays!

I also chat about the latest news that has happened over...

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Azure Migrate

Whenever I have spoke to customers about assessing their server estate to understand if it's Azure readiness and understand costs within Azure, the question has always been "Can I use the spreadsheet that I've got with my server inventory?" and unfortunately the answer was no, until the Azure Mi...

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MS Ignite 2019

The Azure Product Teams are always looking for feedback and input from customers as to how they can improve, add functionality or change functionality within their products. During Microsoft Ignite a lot of the product teams will be holding meetings looking for such feedback and I'd encourage t...

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I've worked in the field helping customers adopt Azure for several years now and one of the common questions that is continually asked is “What are the best practices for adopting the cloud?” This question often has many facets around it, the WHAT and WHY of digital transformation and the HOW.

Mo...

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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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This week has been amazing, I transitioned to a new role in Microsoft and am now part of the Cloud Advocate team.

In this weekly update video I talk a bit about that new role and what it entails. I also talk more about the Glasgow Azure User Group, and trying to get involved in Hacktoberfes...

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