These days, I try to be involved in any Containers, DevOps, Automation, etc. related discussion. Part of my role is to consult my customers around how to architect their containers platform and orchestration tools in Azure. But what happens when you have a chance to do something cool like architecting a solution which involves Mesosphere DC/OS, Azure Container Service, Azure Container Registry, Docker and VMware vSphere?! Let’s find out…
Azure DevTest Labs solution is a nice one. During the past year or so, I have been working with it I noticed that the number of improvements added to DevTest is good. I wanted to bring your attention to a couple of new features in the platform – Multiple Instances Deployment and Shared IP.
A lot was going on in the past few days in the vCommunity with regards to the VCDX certification price increasing from 1200$ to 3995$. I mean, Twitter and Slack was all over the place, people bashing each other (and VMware for that manner) and what not.
A new Azure Marketplace feature has come to life called “Test Drives”. This will give you the opportunity to deploy and play with some applications on Azure for a limited amount of time (2hr) without the need to open an Azure subscription or give your credit card details.
Change is Inevitable, rather if it’s in our personal life or in our career, it will come a time when you will have to adapt. For me, that time has come.
It is being exactly 4 months since I was able to achieve my VCDX-CMA cert and now I can finally say that I am a double VCDX with my newly mint VCDX-DCV cert – what a great feeling!
During the last weekend, I took the time to start with some home lab upgrades. I wanted to start checking all the new vSphere 6.5 goodies and some of the cool new Windows Server 2016 features, Docker integration being one of them. The new integrated Update Manager is finally here and but unfortunately, my first interaction with it was around VIB conflict.
It’s been almost a year since I’ve started working for Microsoft. You know, when I got my VCDX a few months back, few people from the vCommunity asked me how is that helping me with my day to day Azure life. If you will add to that the fact that no one (well, almost no one) at Microsoft knows what it’s all about, you will get some brain processing.