Tag : azure

Why Should You Get Azure Certified?

As you know, cloud computing has quickly grown over the past 5-10 years to be one of the hottest in-demand skills in the industry. It’s true that you can learn Azure, use it in your job, be very successful with it, and move up in your career without ever answering a…

70-532 70-533 VM Workloads that are Not Supported

One of the more confusing requirements of the 70-532 and 70-533 exams says, talking about Virtual Machines: Identify workloads that can and cannot be deployed Microsoft has a web page that lists some Windows software that cannot be deployed into Azure. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2721672/microsoft-server-software-support-for-microsoft-azure-virtual-machines Most interesting is the list of Windows features…

Study for the Microsoft 70-533 Implementing Azure Infrastructure Solutions Exam With This New Course

Check out this promo video for my new course, 70-533 Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions Certification, now available on Udemy. Check out the discount coupon embedded below the video if you want to save some money on that. Thanks for checking it out, and I hope to see you inside…

Every Azure Service, Sorted

​A student named Jason in the 70-534 course posted this link to the Q&A board, and I thought it was so useful I will add it as a resource to all courses. It’s even worth sharing as a blog post. It’s a one-page sorted list of every Azure service. Clicking on the…

What is a Cloud Architect?

I came across this slide today, and it made me think. “What is a cloud architect, really?” It says, “A cloud architect is an IT professional who is responsible for overseeing a company’s cloud computing strategy. This includes cloud adoption plans, cloud application design, and cloud management and monitoring.” Do…

New Azure Architecture Exam Practice Tests

I remember when I was studying for both of the Azure exams last year. I went through each of the topics covered in the tests thoroughly to ensure I knew everything before spending the $165 each to take them. But still, I wasn’t 100% sure of everything and I wanted…

Steve Ballmer Thinks Azure Has a Shot, But is not a Birthright for Microsoft

I saw this pass my way today. Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made some comments on Azure. “I think the company is well-positioned, on the other hand (there is) a lot of work to do…I  think that on the cloud side with Office 365 and Azure, the company’s got a…

Joy unconfined! Microsoft ships Azure-friendly Visual Studio 2017

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2017, after three months of testing of the release candidate version. The updated software promises a more componentized package enabling users to pick-and-choose what they install, faster load times, and features enabling developers to more easily publish their apps in the Microsoft Azure cloud. Source:…

What Are Azure Managed Disks?

  Managed Disks are a relatively new concept in Azure. Worth checking this out to understand what they are and why you’d choose that option. In more complex scenarios, such as using Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS) to create thousands of identical VMs, Managed Disks automate storage account scale management….

Study for the Microsoft 70-532 Developing Azure Solutions Exam With This New Course

Check out this promo video for my new course, 70-532 Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions Certification, now available on Udemy. Check out the discount coupon embedded below the video if you want to save some money on that. Thanks for checking it out, and I hope to see you inside the…