It is always hard to say goodbye… but Kevin is so Excited!!!

Kevin!!!!!!! As that famous 90's song from Boyz to Men go, "It is hard to say goodbye..." yet at the same time something new and exciting is coming and another great song comes to mind from the Pointer Sisters; "I'm So Excited!!!!" If you know me or have followed me you are aware I was … Continue reading It is always hard to say goodbye… but Kevin is so Excited!!!

Automating the Deployment of Azure’s Update Management

So I had written a previous blog about how to deploy 127 deployment schedules using PowerShell. This blog will be written to go along with a video I will be creating for years Azure Advent Calendar 2019. My video will be available on December 17th. This blog will cover some of the challenges I ran … Continue reading Automating the Deployment of Azure’s Update Management

Azure Stack – It is time to party like it is 2019!

Ok, so instead of going into the details of Azure Stack's latest release, which is  1.1908.0.20 . I want to focus on how I got my your stamp ready to deploy  1.1908.0.20. However, I do want to touch on a few things about 1.1908.0.20 and why this is a very big release with very limited … Continue reading Azure Stack – It is time to party like it is 2019!

Azure Update Management – Creating Multiple Deployment Schedules with PowerShell

Have you ever been sent an email from a boss or director asking for your thoughts on a possible solution about to be given to a client? Not to long ago I did and now I am sitting here about to blog about some of my experiences while on this project. The project on a … Continue reading Azure Update Management – Creating Multiple Deployment Schedules with PowerShell

Azure Stack Update 1.1905.0.40 Released with Windows Server 2019 Support

So this week Azure Stack 1.1905.0.40 was released with a few big changes internally. I will be transparent and say this was one of the longest updates to date. However, there are some very good reasons why it is one of the longest. A few updates ago Microsoft release a new PNU processes. I mentioned … Continue reading Azure Stack Update 1.1905.0.40 Released with Windows Server 2019 Support

I Am Speaking at Experts Live Europe!

I am very excited to say that I have been given the chance to speak at Experts Live Europe this coming November. I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge with my fellow peers in our awesome global community. My first approved session is something I have been focusing on more and more in my … Continue reading I Am Speaking at Experts Live Europe!

Deploying AKS via AzureCLI and Service Principal Names

I am fairly new to the Kubernetes world. I would say that every day is still a learning experience for me. This weekend I was trying to redeploy some AKS clusters for a demo I need to do on Tuesday. However, I kept running into an issue with my WSL (Windows Subsystem for Linux). At … Continue reading Deploying AKS via AzureCLI and Service Principal Names

Azure Stack: Update 1.1904.0.36 and Changes in Update Processes

Update 1.1904.0.36 was officially released for Azure Stack today. Just like last months, this update was mainly focused around fixes and improvements. I am impressed with the newer smaller and faster updates. My little 4 node scale until up until 1903 was taking an average of 16 to 20 hours to update. These past 2 … Continue reading Azure Stack: Update 1.1904.0.36 and Changes in Update Processes

Azure Stack Infrastructure Backup Configuration

Infrastructure Backup is something that I have set in the past and basically have forgotten about ever since the introduction of scheduled backups. From my experience the backup solution works and I really don't spend much time on it outside of doing disaster recovery testing. This can be done on an ASDK box once a … Continue reading Azure Stack Infrastructure Backup Configuration

Hybrid Cloud Series – Introduction

Introduction This was probably the most challenging task that I set out to do. I am just getting into containers. Which means I am fairly new with Kubernetes and all the different management platforms that are built around Kubernetes. I have been working with Pivotal's Container Service (PKS) a lot more lately. Which to be … Continue reading Hybrid Cloud Series – Introduction