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Visual Studio Live! NYC 2015 Material

I recently had the privilege of speaking at Visual Studio Live! in New York. If you attended my sessions and would like an updated copy of the material used, you can find the presentations below. Inside Azure Resource Manager Automating

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Speaking at Visual Studio Live! New York

I’ll be speaking at Visual Studio Live!, September 28-October 1 in New York. 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

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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 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 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 Microsoft Azure, PowerShell, Windows 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 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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