Recording for Inside Azure Management Virtual Summit Now Available

This week, on July 23rd (US time), we had a one-day 17-hour free online event Inside Azure Management Virtual Summit. I have teamed up with my buddy Alex Verkinderen (@AlexVerkinderen) again, and delivered an updated version of our talk at Microsoft Ignite the Tour Sydney in February 2020: Azure Monitor – Design and Implement Monitoring Solution with ARM and CI/CD. In our session, we have covered and demonstrated the following in the Azure Pipeline: Using ARM What-If API in the PR build so approvers can see what changes will be made to your Azure environments. Using Microsoft Security Code Analysis

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Inside Azure Management book V4 and Free Online Summit

The Inside Azure Management book v4 has been officially released few weeks ago. In case you haven’t got it, you can either download for free, or purchase a kindle version on Amazon. To celebrate the book launch, the authors of this book (including myself), will host a one-day 16-hour free online summit on Wednesday 23rd July 2020. Come join us for a full day of deep-dive technical sessions across a variety of Microsoft cloud topics from Microsoft MVPs and special Microsoft guests. Topics will include DevOps and Automation Cyber Security Cloud Governance Migration and Monitoring Docker and Kubernetes AI and

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Presenting in Microsoft Ignite the Tour Sydney 2020

Next week, I will attend the Microsoft Ignite the Tour in Sydney and present a session on Azure Monitor and Azure Pipelines with fellow Azure MVP Alex Verkinderen. Our Session is called “Azure Monitor – Design and Implement a Monitoring Solution for Your Azure Environment using ARM Templates and CI/CD Pipelines”. This is a deep dive level 400 session on implementing monitoring solutions using Azure Pipelines based on real-world experience. If you are planning to attend Microsoft Ignite the Tour next week in Sydney, I encourage you to attend our session.

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Upcoming Webinar on OpsMgr and OMS

Two of my good MVP buddies Dieter Wijckmans (@DieterWijckmans) and Thomas Maurer (@ThomasMaurer) will get together and deliver an online webinar sponsored by Savision (@Savision) . The topic is: Combining Monitoring & Analytics with SCOM and OMS. It is scheduled on Thursday 22nd of June 4PM CEST | 10AM EDT | 9AM CDT. If you are interested in SCOM and OMS, I strongly recommend you to register and attend. You can find more information in the registration page HERE

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Speaking at ExpertsLive Australia in April

As many of you may already know, the legendary System Center Universe franchise has been merged with ExpertsLive, which is also a popular community event over in Europe. As the result, the upcoming SCU Australia has been renamed to ExpertsLive Australia. Unlike last year, instead of just an one-day event, it is going to be a two day event, with 3 tracks: Cloud, Data Center and Enterprise Client Management. ExpertsLive Australia 2017 is going to be held at Crown Promenade Melbourne on 6th and 7th of April. I will co-present 2 sessions with my friend and MVP veteran Pete Zerger

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Recordings Available for the VSAE MP Authoring Webinar with Squared Up

Last night, I conducted 2 webinars with Richard Benwell of Squared Up on MP Authoring. I recorded both sessions from my computer using Camtasia, and now the recordings for both sessions are now available on Squared Up’s YouTube channel: First Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oH035DgbUSQ Second Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xu3yRE770QA Lastly, the workshop guide, slide deck and the sample VSAE project is also available on GitHub: https://github.com/tyconsulting/SquaredUp-VSAE-Workshop

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Upcoming Webinar on MP Authoring Using VSAE

Last week, I have conducted a workshop with Richard Benwell from Squared Up to a group of Squared Up’s customers at an internal company event. In the workshop, I led the students and built a sealed OpsMgr management pack with a simple agent task. After the workshop, our plan is to make the content available to general public, therefore, Richard and I will be conducting 2 additional webinars next week to cover different time zones. We will repeat what we did in last week’s internal event, and demonstrate how to build such a MP from scratch using VSAE and Visual

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My Global Azure Boot Camp 2016 Presentation Recording

Last Saturday, I presented the topic of “What’s New in OMS” at the Global Azure Boot Camp 2016 Melbourne event. I have recorded it using Camtasia and uploaded to YouTube. You can watch it here: You can also download the slide deck from HERE. When I was editing the recording, I noticed that I might not placed the lapel microphone properly as it was rubbing my collar and you will notice the some noise in the video. Oh well, something to improve next time.

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Upcoming Webinar – Capacity Planning using OMS and OpsLogix Capacity Report MP

As a follow up to my recent blog post Capacity Planning – OMS Vs. OpsLogix Capacity Reports MP, I will be teaming up with the OpsLogix team and deliver a webinar next week. In this webinar, I will demonstrate how to utilize the OMS Capacity Planning Solution as well as the OpsLogix Capacity Reports MP to forecast your infrastructure fabric consumption. The webinar is going to take place on Wednesday 3rd February, 21:00 UTC. You can find more details about this webinar on OpsLogix’s webiste: http://www.opslogix.com/capacity-planning-webcast/ This is a free webinar, only limited spots available. If you are interested in

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Presenting in System Center Universe Asia Pacific Events

As you may have already heard, the biggest System Center community event System Center Universe (SCU) is coming to Melbourne this year. SCU APAC will host a 2-day event in KL, Malaysia followed by a 1-day event in Melbourne. The Malaysian event will be hosted on Tuesday and Wednesday 8th-9th March and the Melbourne event will be hosted on Friday 11th March at Crown Casino. There will be many Cloud & Data Center MVPs, Hyper-V MVPs including many international speakers attending both events. The session information will be published soon, but let me assure you that attendees will not be

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