The Awesome Power of Azure’s New Serial Console
The Journey to the Personal Cloud
For developers and architects, the last few years have been truly amazing! I thought we reached a peak when I was able to use complex technologies—including a clustered database, queues, and topics—to build an event-based application over a weekend. Though the logic wasn’t complex, it was amazing to setup that infrastructure…
Office 365 Discovery & Design – Where to start?
There’s no denying it. The Cloud is here, and email should logically be the first thing to migrate. Email requires the most storage and—despite what Microsoft says—it consumes more IOPS (Input/output operations per second) on your storage area network (SAN) than it should. So far, so good. But how do you ensure…
The Benefits of Immutable Infrastructure
In case you haven't seen it, here's my first post outlining what Immutable Infrastructure is. The TL;DR (too long; didn't read) is that Immutable Infrastructure does not change significantly from its initial deployment. Some minor configuration changes are stored in the state of the infrastructure,…
What are SharePoint Hub Sites and What Do They Do?
Data Loss Prevention
Wait... Where does my data go??
An Introduction to Immutable Infrastructure
How prepared are you?
Over the past few weeks a large financial institution encountered issues with a system upgrade which left customers in an unfortunate situation for weeks. This incident was not unique. Many companies and institutions suffer unexpected, prolonged systems outages. Sometimes they’re due to scheduled maintenance or upgrades, other times they’re the result of equipment failure.…