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You've heard the term, but what does it mean?

Azure Landing Zone

If you've been working in the Microsoft Azure eco-system at all you'll probably have stumbled across the phrase "Azure Landing Zone", or even "Minimum Viable Product". But what do either of them mean?

The Azure Landing Zone is...

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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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Regardless of what size your business is or what industry your business works within business continuity planning is important. Whether that just be what you do if the electricity goes out in your office building, who do you call, who can help, etc right up to the biggie, where your IT equipment...

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We have probably all remoted into a desktop or a server at some point in our careers, it's something I've done a million times in order to carry out a task or check on something. The remote desktop (RDP) port, 3389, was something that was always available within on prem networks, you could connec...

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Sync Files

For those that have been following me of late you'll know I am in the process of changing my PC. As part of that project I need to make sure all my files, the important stuff is stored somewhere safe. And let's be honest it's also an exercise in tidying things up and making sure I know where ev...

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Earlier this year I was asked to visit Aberdeen, Scotland to do a presentation around the Azure basics or fundamentals to the British Computer Society group based there. I was looking forward to visiting Aberdeen and the group in person but unfortunately things have happened around the world that...

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I really enjoy speaking to customers about their migration projects from on prem to Azure, understanding their motivations, budgets, timelines, what workloads they run, etc And I love helping them on that journey which is why my talk "Start your datacentre transformation with Azure Migrate" was cre...

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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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The Azure Advent Calendar is an initiative that Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper have created, where every day within December new videos will be released from experts around the world. Each day the videos will either cover off an Azure product or provide some career advice.

Today it's my tu...

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