Patch! There are certain things in the IT world, that are if we’re being frank are unforgivable, chief amongst those is failing to patch the operating systems in your IT estate. So what options do we have for Azure Patch Management? There is a very small set of circumstances where you might be forgiven this cardinal […]
Azure Exam 70-534 Following the path I’ve been taking to validate my Azure skills to it’s natural conclusion, I recently took and passed the Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions exam 70-534. Traditionally I allow myself a short period of revision. With this exam, I felt confident and with the massed array of Azure possibilities for the […]
Azure Exam 70-532 Continuing the path I’ve been taking to validate my Azure skills, I recently took and passed the Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions exam 70-532. After a very short period of revision, to plug some of the gaps in my knowledge, I felt confident enough to sit the exam, in hope more than expectation […]
Azure Exam 70-533 After a short period of study that included writing these, i’m pleased to say I’ve passed Exam 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions. Taking advantage of the offers Microsoft have made available here. I decided the time had come to validate some of the Azure skills I’d been picking up.
Tools, Resources and Progress If you’ve been following this series of posts (can you call two posts a series?), then you will have the tools, resources, tempates and scripts to; Deploy a new Network and subnet containing an IaaS AD controller into an Azure subscription. Deploy a new WindowsVM and perform a domain join operation. […]
The story so far. Tools installed and scripts configured! In the post we ran through the step by step creation of an IaaS AD controller, deployed to Azure using ARM and DSC. One of the elements that I didn’t focus in on was the heavy that was done during the IaaS AD controller deployment to […]
Quick Update I’ve been working with Ravello to build out a vSphere environment, but have had to put that on hold just for the moment to take a closer look at Azure. I’ve been working with Azure for a while in a hands off capacity that has been rewarding in the complexity, but lacking in […]