Automate Disk initialization on VM with Azure Desired State Configuration

A common scenario is that Azure VMs are being provisioned with some extra disks attached, those disks then needs to be initialized before use. Doing that for more than one server becomes time consuming so it needs to be automated. I recently ran across this need again and recall solving it with DSC, of course … Read more

Speaking at Experts Live Europe 2018 in Prague

I am honored and happy to have been selected as a speaker for the excellent Microsoft community driven yearly conference named Experts Live Europe. This year it is held in Prague 24-16 October in the Prague Congress Center, MVPs, Regional directors and other industry experts will be flying in from all over Europe (some from … Read more

Speaker at Experts Live Netherlands 2018, Azure, Big Data etc.

First time speaker @ExpertsliveNL, honored to have been selected and looking forward to it! Next week on Tuesday 19/6 in Ede, Netherlands 16:15-17:15 i will be holding a session covering what i learned engaging in an early adoption of HDInsight, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Lake Analytics, some OSS components and the vision to build … Read more