Tech on Fire: Azure File Storage

Tech on Fire: Azure File Storage In this edition you will learn how to create an Azure File Storage and mount it on Windows and Linux for easy to use file shares.
Containers

All The Ways to Run Containers on Azure

Containers are no longer the best kept secret in IT. Practically everywhere I go, I hear of organizations using containers for everything from small projects to mission critical 24×7 applications with 99.999% uptime SLA’s. These kinds of projects all have a myriad of different requirements and drivers that go into making the decision of where…
Mentoring

On Being a Mentor

Mentoring is a big part of what I do professionally, but my path to being a mentor started with being mentored myself when I was still very young. It all started with my first computer, a Commodore 64, which is what got me interested in IT. My dad saw that I had this interest, and…

Power BI: When My Dataset is Too Big and My Reports are Too Slow

If you are importing around 10 million rows and no more than 100 MB of data in Power BI, more than likely you don’t have performance issues. But, if you trying to deal with more than 50 gigabytes of data in Power BI, and you have complex DAX measures there is a good chance you’re…

Missing Tests on Azure DevOps

Trying to integrate unit tests and code coverage Azure DevOps to other systems and things seem to be disappearing? Learn why it happens and how to fix it...
Nextcloud on Azure

Nextcloud and Azure Blob Storage: A Match Made in the Cloud

Hosting your own File Sharing service like DropBox or OneDrive is not only possible, it’s actually not too hard. One of the most widely used products for doing just this is an app called Nextcloud. In short, Nextcloud is an open source web app written in PHP that acts as a front end for and…

10 Tools and Techniques Python Web Developers Should Explore

Building web applications is one of Python’s true superpowers. Yet, the wide-open ecosystem means there are SO MANY CHOICES for any given project. How do you know whether you’re using the right tool for the right problem? In this webcast, you will go on a tour of modern Python-based web techniques and tooling. We’ll see…

Microsoft Regional Director Renewal for 2019

Introduction I’m proud to be able to say that I was just renewed for another two-year term in the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) program. I very much love this program and, as always, am honored to be a part of it. Many folks have asked me about the RD program and what it means, so…