Author: AFinn

I Have Joined Innofactor

As I posted before, I finished my previous job with MicroWarehouse before Christmas. On January 3rd, I joined Innofactor. Who Are Innofactor? Innofactor is an IT consulting and services company that operates in the Nordic countries: Finland (HQ), Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. If you attend conferences or user groups, then there’s a good chance you’ve…

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My New Intel NUC PC

I recently purchased an Intel NUC, NUC8i7HNK, to use as my home office PC. Here’s a little bit of information about my experience. Need To Upgrade I’ve been using a HP micro-tower for around 6-7 years as my home office PC. It was an i5 with 16 GB RAM, originally purchased as part of a…

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Cloud Camp 2018 – It’s A Wrap!

Yesterday, Cloud Camp 2018, run by MicroWarehouse and sponsored by Microsoft Surface and Veeam, ran in the Dublin Convention Centre here in Ireland. 4 tracks, 20 (mostly MVP) sessions, 2 keynotes, and hundreds of satisfied attendees. It was great fun – but we’re all a little tired today Photo by Gregor Reimling The message of…

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Generation 2 Virtual Machines Make Their First Public Appearance in Microsoft Azure

Microsoft has revealed that the new preview series of confidential computing virtual machines, the DC-Series, which went into public preview overnight are based on Generation 2 (Gen 2) Hyper-V virtual machines. This is the first time that a non-Generation 1 (Gen 1) VM has been available in Azure. Note that ASR allows you to migrate/replicate…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018: Implement Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery At Scale in Azure

Speakers: Trinadh Kotturu, Senthuran Sivananthan, & Rochak Mittal Site Recovery At Scale Senthuran Sivananthan Real Solutions for Real Problems Customer example: Finastra. BCP process: Define RPO/RTO. Document DR failover triggers and approvals. Access control: Assign clear roles and ownership. Levarage ASR built-in roles for RBAC. Different RS vault for different BU/tenants. They deployed 1 RSV…

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Microsoft Ignite–Building Enterprise Grade Applications With Azure Networking’s Delivery Suite

Speakers: Daniel Grickholm & Amit Srivastava I arrived late to this session after talking to some product group people in the expo hall. Application Gateway Demo We see the number of instances dynamically increase and cool down – I think there was an app on Kubernetes in the background. Application Gateway Application gateway ingress controller…

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Microsoft Ignite 2018–Functions Deep Dive

Functions v2.0 GA New functions quick starts by language Updated runtime built on .NET Core 2.1 .Net functions loading changes New extensibility model Run code form a package Tooling updates: CLI, Visual Studio and VS Code Durable functions GA Differences From v1.0 There is a long list online: Moved from .Net Framework 4.7.1 to .NET…

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