Networking in Azure is one of my favourite topics. As my work has me focus primarily on Azure Virtual Datacenter builds, networking is key. When Microsoft introduced Azure Firewall (AFW), I was excited to see a platform based option as a hopeful alternative to the traditional NVAs. Feature wise in preview, AFW lacked some key … Continue reading How to – Troubleshoot Azure Firewall
Recently, Microsoft announced a new recognition program for those contributing to the Azure community named “Azure Heroes”. Which they describe as “A new and fun way to earn digital collectibles for meaningful impact in the technical community.” Built via collaboration with Enjin, Azure Heroes is a blockchain based recognition program. There are several categories that … Continue reading Achievement Unlocked: Azure Hero
Microsoft Ignite is the big tech conference every year for Azure fans. However, it’s always in the USA and as it’s a full week long it can be a challenge for many people to travel. Thankfully, Microsoft introduced a touring version of the conference in 2018 and has continued it through this year. Ignite the … Continue reading Ignite the Tour: London
During a couple of recent client engagements, I realised there are still quite a few people using Azure Classic Resources. The simple reason for this is that they work and we all know in IT, if it ain't broke...etc. Now, if you only recently began working with Azure, you may never have even seen a … Continue reading Converting Classic Azure Resources (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) – Where to Start?
For most people, the Azure Portal is their first experience of Azure. And for the majority, it may be their only experience. Or for a subset, at least their primary method. In my opinion, there are two reasons for this: People love a GUIYou can do quite a lot of work without needing alternative methods … Continue reading Azure Portal – Where to Start?