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Setting up OBS on my Surface Book 2

I've been recently looking at doing more video recordings and I've seen tons of people in the past talk about a piece of software called Open Broadcaster Software(OBS). Which is an open source piece of software that allows for video recording and streaming, it can do some fairly basic things ou...

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Passed PL-900

My Journey

I've been taking Microsoft certifications/exams since April 2011, which was the now retired 70-686 - Windows 7, Enterprise Desktop Administrator exam. Since then I've sat around 17 different exams.

Last year I concentrated on the different Azure certifications that were on offer...

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Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

I am happy to announce that I just got the confirmation that I am now qualified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) in 2020. I've long admired the community of trainers and am pleased to now be part of that community.

I'm looking forward to being a part of the community and have plans in the...

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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.

This tim...

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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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Blogging

A review of 2019

So here we are again at another end of year, and over the last three years I've done a "Year in Review" blog post and I want to do another for this year. Some pretty neat stuff happened to me this year.

Career

I started off 2018 as a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft,...

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Microsoft Ignite 2019

This time last week I was finishing off last minute packing and waiting on my taxi to take me to Glasgow airport for the first of two flights that would get me to Orlando, Florida. I was on my way to the Microsoft Ignite 2019 event.

The last big external conference I had attended was TechEd E...

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Microsoft Exam

On the 4th November, during Microsoft Ignite a bunch of new exams were released and are now available under the Beta Program.

What is the Beta Program?

Microsoft, more often than not put their new exams into Beta mode. Microsoft use the data collected from Beta exam testers to perform psyc...

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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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