Azure in the Enterprise- Penny Pinching?

Being a consultant today when you are doing cloud, puts new requirements and expectations on you, previously we talked about solutions, projects and budgeted hardware according solution architecture and the went off building the solution. Today that process looks different when using clouds. We, the tech consultants need to factor in the cost in every … Read more

Speaking @TechDaysSweden in October

I am happy, to once again, have the opportunity to speak at Techdays Sweden in October, and this year marks the 10th year anniversary for Techdays Sweden! Techdays Sweden is one of the bigger Microsoft focused IT conferences in the Nordics with 2000+ attendees (last year) and has some great people and companies driving digital … Read more

CloudBurst 2019 – Also in Malmö!

Kickstart the Azure knowledge building after the vacation, join a community event 🙂 The Microsoft Azure developer community in Sweden has been arranging CloudBurst for some years now. It has been a great success with great attendance and even greater speakers 🙂 CloudBurst 2019 is a Microsoft Azure developer conferences in run by local enthusiasts. … Read more

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