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CloudDevelop – Call for Speakers

As you may know, I am one of the organizers of a cloud computing conference in Columbus, OH called CloudDevelop. CloudDevelop’s mission is to bring together the brightest minds in cloud computing for a day of networking, sharing, and learning

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Lock Down Your Azure Resources

Note: This post is cross-post with http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cloud_solution_architect. A common ask when working with Azure is “how do I protect my critical resources?” Often this ask is related to protecting those resources from a human doing something they shouldn’t be doing. 

Posted in Microsoft Azure, PowerShell

Audit Logs for Azure Events

Note: This post is cross-post with http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cloud_solution_architect. A common ask when working with Microsoft Azure is, “how can I view audit logs to determine who made changes to the subscription(s) and the related Azure resources?” With the new Audit Logs feature now

Posted in Windows Azure, PowerShell, Microsoft Azure

New Book – Microsoft Azure Essentials

In early February, Microsoft Press released a free new eBook entitled Fundamentals of Azure: Microsoft Azure Essentials. This is a book I, along with Azure MVP Robin Shahan spent several months on in late 2014. To see if finally be published is

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Determine the RDP User for Web/Worker Role

Note: This post is cross-post with http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cloud_solution_architect. It is widely known that it is possible to add Remote Desktop (RDP) to a Cloud Service (web/worker role). Adding RDP is often done as a support mechanism – enabling the desire to see

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Speaking at VS Live! Las Vegas

I’ll be speaking at Visual Studio Live!, March 16-20 in Las Vegas. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Visual Studio Live! provides you with immediately usable training and education that will keep you relevant in the workforce. I’ll be presenting

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2014 Blog in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2014. If it were a

Posted in Windows Azure
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