Events

Call For Speakers – Cloud Camp, October 17th

July 10, 2018 // 0 Comments

My employers, MicroWarehouse, are running a community event in the Dublin Convention Centre on October 17th. Cloud Camp is a tech event, with four tracks covering: Azure Infrastructure: Virtual machines, storage, networking, etc Azure Platform: Web Apps, Containers, etc Productivity & Security: [...]

Speaking at NIC Future Edition 2018

December 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

I will be speaking at the NICCONF in Olso, Norway, running 21 Jan to 2 Feb. It’s a big and very well run event, which I was happy to present at last year. I have two sessions: Forget Virtual Machines – Use Azure Service Fabric For New LOB Apps This is on Thursday 1st at 10:00 am and puts me [...]

My Review of Microsoft Ignite 2017

September 30, 2017 // 5 Comments

Another week of Microsoft Ignite has come to an end. I’m sitting in my hotel room, thinking back on this week, and it’s time to write a review – based on past years, emails, and phone calls, some people in MS HQ are sitting up a little straighter now Putting Minds at Rest Let’s let those [...]

From IT Pros to IT Heros–With Azure DevTest Labs

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Claude Remillard, Group Program Manager How IT pros can make devs very happy! Reason to Exist 50% or more of infrastructure is used for non-production environment. In an old job of mine, we have dev, test, and production versions of every system. That’s a lot of money! The required life of dev [...]

My Appearance on Windows Weekly

September 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

If you don’t know it, Windows Weekly on the TWiT podcast network, is one of the (if not the) biggest Microsoft news podcast around. I’ve been a listener for a long time, and enjoy the news & conversations between the hosts, with news coming from Mary Jo Foley and Paul Thurrott. Because of [...]

Microsoft Ignite 2017 Keynote Notes

September 25, 2017 // 2 Comments

I’m live blogging from Microsoft Ignite in Orlando. Hit refresh to read more. Before the Keynote The score so far: Orlando: 10 Chicago: Minus 5 trillion This place is huge and the crowds are huge. But getting here was easy. My hotel is a good bit up “I-Drive” in Orlando, but it took less than [...]

Going to Ignite 2017 & Azure Architect Bootcamp

September 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Not only is H2 of 2017 insanely busy at work, but I’m going to be travelling for the next 2 weeks. I’ll be one of over 20,000 attendees at Ignite 2017 in Orlando, starting on Monday. Ignite is Microsoft’s biggest tech event, focusing on the business technology solutions. There will be lots of [...]

Webinar: An Overview of Azure

October 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

I’ve been asked to deliver a webinar this week, focusing on an overview of Microsoft Azure. This overview sessions will talk about what Azure is, what it isn’t, and the types of services that it delivers. I will be focusing on Azure, as sold through the CSP channel (an ARM-only implementation [...]
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