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Well this weekly update is the 52nd, which means I've managed to do this weekly vlog thing for a year now! Which is just mind blowing, I can't believe I've managed to maintain that streak for a whole year. I've been on so many adventures and celebrating so many milestones during that time as well...

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Lightbulb Clouds

I was recently helping at a Azure Fundamentals exam training day and the concepts of elasticity and scalability came up. Both of which are benefits of the cloud and also things you need to understand for the AZ-900 exam. 😉 So I thought I'd throw my hat into the ring and try my best to explain...

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Skylines Summer Sessions

I have had the pleasure of being invited to take part on the Skylines Summer Sessions series. 😀

If you haven't heard of the Skylines Summer Sessions series, it is a series of interactive sessions that the team at Skylines have put together featuring a bunch of Azure experts on various differ...

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This week marks 51 episodes of my weekly update! Which is just crazy. I cover off the Azure news that has happened this week and also talk about the events I am speaking at next week. I also touch on something that's personally happened to me to recently. Unfortunately some people have decided...

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Disconnecting

I've always been an advocate of making sure you take time away from your work to either spend time with your family or just not being at your work. 😉 And during current times with the pandemic is no different, in fact I think it might even be that much more important.

Our homes are now not ju...

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With in person events no longer being a thing and a lot of people have turned to creating content in video form, or streaming sessions, interviews etc. And I'm no different, I've been working on building up video content on my YouTube channel. I've tried streaming a few of my Weekly Update vi...

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I've had a short working week this week, as I am enjoying Thursday and Friday off. Taking some time to disconnect and recharge the batteries. And thankfully it looks like I've forecasted it right as today is due to be a scorcher in Scotland. So suncream and sunglasses at the right!

During my...

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Have you ever had to send out a meeting request to a large group of people that is maybe optional or informational for them? I know I have and then my mailbox gets flooded with acceptance emails or decline emails or those tentative emails as well. Sometimes a response to your meeting request isn...

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An Hour with April and Sarah

Ever wanted the chance to ask two kick ass women questions around Azure? 😉 Well you will have the chance on the 29th July!

April Edwards and myself will be doing "An Hour with April and Sarah" live stream on YouTube.

April is a Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft where she specialises...

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This week there has been a lot happening between MSInspire, Microsoft's partner conference, and MSReady, the internal conference. We've also had some great news and update news.

As we're fast approaching the end of July I've started to look at what I want to complete and achieve before the end...

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