So at Ignite last year, there was a lot of talk about Azure DevOps pipeline. It was my first time at Ignite so I was very busy trying to win a Surface table at Mechanics live or taking pictures with my Microsoft heros and did not get a chance to dive deeper into the Azure
Hello all, I had the great opportunity of being invited to give a guest lecture at UOIT on DevOps and Cloud Computing. It was an amazing experience going back to University after 5 years and giving a lecture to the 4th year Software Engineering class, just a few years ago I was sitting in their
Are you tired of maintaining local credentials for your linux VMs? Do you have accounts set on your linux machines that the password have not been rotated for like forever… Do you wish maintaining Linux credentials was as easy as Windows Servers? So for this blog post, I am going to show you how you
Introduction: Coming from Ignite this year, Microsoft made it clear that it was moving from the old MCP, MCSA and MCSE model for Azure and instead creating a role based certification paths for Azure. Take a look at the image below, it will show you how you need to take two exams to be get
Chef…Chef..Chef!!! Chef has become a must know tool for every infrastructure person in the new DevOps oriented world that we live in. Recently, I got the chance to start working extensively with Chef and I must say it is actually really Fun!! Once you get familiar with all the Kitchen terms (Pun intended), you will
Hello all, I realized that while working with Azure, I run into those issues here and there where even Bing cannot help you ( yup I did use Bing 🙂 ). You spend a whole day trying to troubleshoot then it turns out to be something so simple. So I decided to start this series,
Hello all, I was able to finally go ahead and take the 70-533 exam. It was actually quite fun and all material is very up-to-date and relevant. Below are a few tips for anyone planning to take the exam. Make sure you do at least one practice test to get a grasp of the exam.
Hello all, Back to July, I left IBM to start a new position with ICF Olson as a Sr.Site Reliability Specialist. A great opportunity and a chance to work with the hottest tech in the industry. I will be updating this blog with some of the work I do along with any other interesting stuff
Did you know that Microsoft Edge has Cortana built right in?. Are you thinking, how does that help me? well think again. You go to YouTube and are listening to a new song but you are wondering what the actual lyrics are? Well no need to Bing for it, Cortana has it for you. Impressed??
Ever since Windows 7, you might have noticed a new command-line environment that looks similar to Windows Command Prompt (cmd) but has a blue background, well that is the new Windows PowerShell. So how is Windows PowerShell different from the Command Prompt? Well if you ever were involved in a debate about whether Linux or