Interview with Ben Armstrong at Ignite Australia 2017 for 4Sysops

Finally my interview with Ben Armstrong at this year’s Ignite here in Australia has been published over at 4sysops– I’ve just been to busy to edit the transcript. We talk about Hyper-V, Azure, Storage Spaces Direct and a lot of other stuff. Find it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Ignite Australia overview article for 4Sysops

I wrote an overview of the recent Ignite 2017 conference here in Australia for 4sysops. You can read about the changing balance of dev to ops content, along with some tips on convincing your boss to send you to similar conferences. I’m still inspired by several different things I saw this year. Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Windows Server 2016 Storage Spaces Direct for 4Sysops–part 2

And here is the second and last part of my look at Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016 for 4Sysops. In this part I look at the actual implementation steps and things to think about for networking and monitoring.  Read it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Azure Usage and Billing Portal for 4Sysops

Here’s another post that was published a while ago on 4Sysops. This time I looked at a “hobby project” from a couple of people in the Azure engineering team. This is a study in deploying a “complex” piece of software in Azure but the end result is a PowerBI dashboard to track usage and billing across multiple subscriptions. Find it here.

Enjoy! And thanks for reading.

Azure Business to Business (B2B) for 4Sysops

I’m catching up on some posts that were published a while ago (on 4Sysops) but I never mentioned them here. Azure Business to Business (B2B) sounds very similar to the B2C service but has a totally different target audience.

Find it here.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.