Now that AZ-302 has officially been retired, there is only one route to earn your Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification. That route is to sit and pass both the AZ-300 and the AZ-301 exams. Currently this is arguably the most difficult exam certification path as it is one of only two Expert level … Continue reading AZ-300: Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies – Study Guide
Cloud platforms like Azure make designing solutions as efficient as possible. Whether it's a serverless application or a chunky virtual datacenter, you can get up and running in no time. This however, has both positives and negatives. The negatives often being that this level of pace can mean bad design decisions are made. Bad design … Continue reading How to – Implement Good Design Using Azure Architecture Center
Back in 2017, Microsoft announced the introduction of B-Series compute. Since then, the service offering hasn't changed a huge amount but it is one of the most consistently misunderstood VM SKUs available. Part of this is how they are displayed on the portal. Classed alongside the D series as "General purpose" but with a much … Continue reading What is Azure B-Series Compute?
Microsoft released an introduction video to Azure Bastion a couple of days ago and today a new post has gone live giving us all the details of Azure Bastion in its preview state.
When trying to decide which public cloud to use, often a key decision point is cost. Understanding these costs and how to better leverage the services available to you is a post for another day. Today we're simply going to run through those services that are always free and highlight some great offers out there … Continue reading What can be used for free in Azure?