I have to say, since joining Microsoft I talk “as-a-Service” almost every day. Among all of the cool PaaS capabilities you will find Azure Active Directory (AAD). Before diving in, let’s all be on the same page here – I’m not going to deploy any domain controller or run DCPROMO on a VM god forbidden, it is all about the PaaS ladies and gents 🙂 .
I guess it was just a matter of time for me to write my first “Azure” post since I’ve joined Microsoft. As I am starting to dig my way through the platform and exploring BC/DR related areas, I am very happy with how easy it is to perform Azure VM backup and restore with no 3rd parties what so ever. A bit of background… So you have an Azure VM up and running, that’s nice but just the fact it’s in the cloud doesn’t mean you have a backup for it. The nice thing about Azure VM backup and restore [Read More]
WOW, 2015 is finally over and what a year it was! Saying this was probably the hardest year in my career will be an understatement. They say that without knowing your past you don’t know where you are going… so let’s recap. I’ve started the year as a member of VMware’s Professional Services. Had lot’s of fun, met great friends and eventually decided to move on. The next stop was Amdocs where I started as a Principal Cloud Architect – we will get back to that in a minute. Between VMware and Amdocs there was a little thing called VCDX. No doubt, that took the best of me but the work is not over yet as my [Read More]