CosmosDB – Some setup and quick get started tips

Yet another CosmosDB get started blog post 🙂 Well hopefully this can help someone to a streamlined get started experience with CosmosDB and avoid needing to redo the whole thing some weeks or month later since there where a better structured, performant and cheaper way to setup the CosmosDB. The quick start! Create Azure CosmosDB … Read more

Quick tip for Azure Subscription and resource Security baseline

Also look into my previous post on Microsoft Cybersecurity and Azure Security. Contains some tips and details on getting started with Azure Security Center, Azure Security best practices and patterns, Microsoft Cybersecurity reference Architecture etc. Quick tip to secure your Azure Subscription and Resources! Two tools to you can use to construct a first working … Read more

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

Getting Started With Azure PowerShell 1.0 Preview #ARM

The evolution never stops! I have been doing some Azure Resource Manager related work with building templates and setting up governance with processes and management for a service organization, the challenge in this is seldom the technical solutions J (even though there are room for improvement on the technical side also) So Azure PowerShell 1.0 … Read more