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Me outside the Microsoft sign

A year ago today I was on my way down to Reading for my first day as a Microsoft employee!!! I still pinch myself that my childhood dream of working for Microsoft has come true!

Over the Christmas period I was writing my look back over 2018 for this blog - My Review of 2018 - and I've recent...

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Passed AZ-302

As I'm sure you are aware Microsoft have changed their certification paths for Azure, the main announcements came at MS Ignite in September 2018. A lot of the exams they announced have been in beta and over the Christmas holiday most of the exams were made live. A lot of changes and even a new e...

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Passed AZ-900

As I'm sure you are aware Microsoft have changed their certification paths for Azure, the main announcements came at MS Ignite in September 2018. A lot of the exams they announced have been in beta and over the Christmas holiday most of the exams were made live. A lot of changes and even a new e...

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Blogging

A review of 2018

I think I sit here every year and say "I can't believe we are at the end of the year". It's been a good year, a lot of changes, learnings, new experiences and fun.

Career

Back in December 2017 I handed my notice in with my employer and in January 2018 I started as a Clo...

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Passed 70-535

Today I passed Microsoft 70-535. Which is the "Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions" exam. Passing this exam is supposed to demonstrate that you have an demonstrate an understanding of DevOps technologies, provisioning Azure resources using ARM templates, and designing highly resilient workload...

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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.

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Last year I stepped into the world of public speaking for the first time.  I delivered a session as part of my work at one of the Microsoft Tech4Good events in Edinburgh and then I spoke at a community event in Glasgow. Public speaking isn't something that I ever thought I'd venture into doing but I...

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A review of 2017

Here we are near the end of 2017 and I find myself reflecting on the past year.   As always there have been good and bad areas through the year but overall it's been not to bad a year.  Focusing primarily on what I've been doing here on the blog, other social media and in the comm...

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Hello Microsoft

I am joining Microsoft in January and I am super excited about it! Back in October I traveled down to the Microsoft Reading Offices and took part in several interviews.  The interviews covered off various topics and I took the team through some presentations that I had prepared.  After an anxious...

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As I'm sure you are all familiar with WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.  I've been toying with the idea of moving this blog away from AWS hosting and moving to Azure for awhile now, so I've been spending time exploring the options that are av...

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