About a year ago I wrote about the Plantronics Voyager Focus UC headset I’m using at home (and when traveling). It’s a premium headset with… Read More »Review: Plantronics (Poly) Calisto 7200, a Bluetooth speakerphone for the home office
A quick note that I’m happy to be a co-host for an upcoming webinar on Azure Governance – insights and reflections together with Stephane Lapointe… Read More »Upcoming webinar: Azure Governance – insights and reflections
I’ve worked remotely from 1997, or so. Back then, remote work was considered “working overtime in the evening” and I would do my regular 40… Read More »Building the perfect remote workstation in the cloud
Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution with Sense HAT LED matrix display and Azure Logic Apps (and some LEGO!)
I wrote about building a Raspberry Pi-based weather monitoring systems back in July, 2019. The solution utilizes Ruuvitag bluetooth beacons to measure temperatures and other… Read More »Building a Raspberry Pi-based temperature monitoring solution with Sense HAT LED matrix display and Azure Logic Apps (and some LEGO!)
If you work in tech, you’ve possibly internalized that the technologies, services, platforms and tools you have at your disposal are almost limitless and exciting… Read More »5 things with productivity tools that frustrate me to no end
At home, I run Ubiquity Networks’ Unifi hardware. I wrote briefly about this just recently here, and I also found out the Unifi hardware provides… Read More »Building a site-to-site VPN between Unifi network hardware and Azure
The only constant in life is change. And I love it! For me, the ability to accept continuous change is one of my internal KPIs,… Read More »An update to Microsoft certifications: MCSA, MCSD, and MCSE retiring end of June 2020
Building a command-line utility to search for WordPress content using .NET Core and System.Text.Json
Recent weeks have been busy, and many things have demanded my attention. As a result I haven’t had too much time to build things, and… Read More »Building a command-line utility to search for WordPress content using .NET Core and System.Text.Json
For as long as I can remember, the default datastore I’ve chosen has always been SQL Server, or Azure SQL depending where I need to… Read More »Getting started with Azure Database for PostgreSQL
While I’m being busy building my new home office setup, recording podcasts, working at Microsoft, studying at school and deciding which porridge to cook for… Read More »A few quick updates – and everything is awesome!
Many times when I’ve worked with Microsoft partners and customers in projects the need arises when we need a custom API to be implemented. Perhaps… Read More »Building a custom container-based API using Docker Desktop and Azure App Service
Azure turned 10 years just this month, and I’m excited to see so much happening around the platform – both from IT Pros, devs and… Read More »Learn the fundamentals of Azure today, and pass the exam!
I’ve grown to use and love Azure Application Insights quite a bit in recent years. It’s a relatively simple, yet powerful monitoring, debugging, troubleshooting and… Read More »Building a simple yet robust monitoring solution for a website using Azure Application Insights