Measuring Metrics: Log Analytics vs Azure Metrics – Part 2 Log Analytics

Measuring Metrics: Log Analytics vs Azure Metrics – Part 2 Log Analytics

In the introduction to this series, we acknowledged that it can be difficult at times to understand which tool to use when trying to work with metrics, especially when there is some overlap. In this first part, we will start…

Measuring Metrics: Log Analytics vs Azure Metrics – Part 1 Introduction

Measuring Metrics: Log Analytics vs Azure Metrics – Part 1 Introduction

In the world of monitoring, there are many choices. It gets harder to make a choice when there are multiple tools that perform the same or overlapping functionality. I know, I gave a presentation on Azure Monitoring: What are the…

Azure Exams and Performance-Based Testing – How to create a VM without knowing PowerShell or CLI

Azure Exams and Performance-Based Testing – How to create a VM without knowing PowerShell or CLI

Overview Recently, there’s been a lot of focus on the new Azure exams (with good reason, since all of the “current” exams/certifications expiring due to this, causing everyone to re-certify just to maintain their certifications and/or organization’s partner competency status).…

What NOT To Do In Your Presentations

What NOT To Do In Your Presentations

Recently, I presented at the Global Azure Bootcamp, in the Toronto area, hosted at the (current) Microsoft Canada headquarters. While I don’t think/claim that my presentation was perfect, while attending a few of my other fellow presenter’s sessions, I noticed…

Terraforming Azure Policy

Terraforming Azure Policy

Recently I’ve been working with Azure Policy and deploying said policies via Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) through Terraform. While working through this, I’ve come across a few gotchas that I’d like to share. Note: I’ll share a larger code-based mini-series in the…

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