Events

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 [...]

Azure AD Domain Services

September 27, 2017 // 1 Comment

  Options when Moving to The Cloud Switch to using SaaS versions of the s/w Rewrite the app Lift and shift: the focus today. How Organizations Handle AD Requirements Today They set up site-site VPN and deploy additional domain controllers in the cloud. They deploy another domain/forest in the [...]

Overview of the Microsoft Azure Serverless Platform

September 26, 2017 // 2 Comments

Speakers: Chris Anderson, Senior Program Manager Raman Sharma, Senior Product Marketing Manager Evolution of Application Platforms We used to build applications on-premises. Find h/w, find someone to set it up, and then the bits, networking, etc. Counter to productivity. IaaS meant that a VM could [...]

Azure Compute: New Features & Roadmap

September 25, 2017 // 3 Comments

Speaker: Corey Sanders, Director of Compute, Azure, Microsoft Lots of stuff that hasn’t been talked about yet. Compute Through The Ages Some old PCs, aa rack, a video of Monkey Boy doing developers developers developers, tablets, the cloud, and an alien (Quantum Computing). Digital Transformation [...]

Scott Guthrie Keynote Ignite

September 25, 2017 // 3 Comments

Scott Guthrie is presenting on Azure and server solutions. Defining aspect: ability to release new features at scales and speed that were never possible before, e.g. IoT. Lots of cool stuff, but it’s often overwhelming. Expectations by employers is super-high. There’s worries about [...]

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 [...]
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