In this weekly update video I touch on Azure News, and I touch on how I sometimes have to change location to work to focus my concentration on tasks when I'm working at home. I'd love to hear how you handle working at home and any techniques or scheduling you do to help stay productive.

In Azure...

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In this weekly update video I touch on Azure News, looking for a new backpack and the cough I seem to get every time I travel!

There is now a one page view of your backup status available and it's called the Backup Explorer. If you manage a lot of Backup environments this explorer view can help...

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Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

I am happy to announce that I just got the confirmation that I am now qualified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) in 2020. I've long admired the community of trainers and am pleased to now be part of that community.

I'm looking forward to being a part of the community and have plans in the...

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I am an IT Pro, I have been for all my career, my specialist subject for a long time has been how to deal with those wee pesky server cage nuts you need to use when you rack physical servers into a data centre. But over the last few years I've had to learn a few new skills and one of those is how t...

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When I first started learning Azure there was a lot of terminology to learn and understand, new names for things, new technology, and lots of acronyms that went with those new things!

Understanding some of these new terms and how they all fitted together took me some time to figure out. So let's...

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TechDays 2020 Finalnd

I recently received the confirmation email that I will be speaking at the TechDays 2020 event in Finland in March.

The session is one I have presented before, although with all the changes to Azure Migrate lately there is definitely something new in it if you've seen me deliver the talk before....

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In this weekly update video I touch on Azure News, my health and being mindful and the travels that I have coming up this year.

This week in Azure news, I highlight that Bring-Your-Own-Subscription RHEL Images is now GA, which is a good step forward for those who run Red Hat Enterprise Linux on...

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Podcasts

Back in February 2019 I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Paul Stringfellow for his podcast series - Tech Interview Podcast, it was one of the first podcast interviews I ever undertook. I must have done something right as he invited me back along for another show this year.

This tim...

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I noticed the other day that Feedspot had updated their site with the top 50 Microsoft Azure blogs to follow in 2020, and much to my surprise I was part of that list! In 25th place, my blog was listed!

I started my blog back in 2014 and have invested a lot of time and energy into it over the y...

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Public Speaking

One of the things I am looking forward to taking part in this year as part of my Cloud Adovcacy role is speaking at a number of the Microsoft Ignite the Tour stops around the world. There are 30 stops in the tour, some have already happened in 2019, but a lot are still to come in 2020. I will...

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