Enable Azure Site Recovery (ASR) while creating Azure Virtual Machines

A cool new feature went Generally Available in the Azure Portal this week where you can save a bit of time and create your new VM in Azure and enable it for Azure Site Recovery at the same time. This will save having to enable ASR as a separate task once you have created your …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Veronika Kolesnikova

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he is joined by Software Developer and Community Leader and Microsoft MVP Veronika Kolesnikova This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 14th May 2021 Veronika talks …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 19 – Thank You

Week 19 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG Live at 12.30pm GMT 07.05.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This has been a tough week for me and my family due to the sad loss of my beautiful mum, I felt that I needed to air my thoughts and feelings and say Thank You, …

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Creating an Azure SQL Private Link Endpoint and managing DNS

Just a quick blog to capture the stages of creating an Azure Private Endpoint that represents an Azure SQL Database Server in order that the SQL Server can be accessed via a Private IP instead of the Public endpoint. This task list has been completed after a successful Private Link MicroHack, details of which can …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Mark Allan

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he is joined by Software Developer and all around Cloud Advocate Mark Allan. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 7th May 2021 Mark takes us …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 18 – Networking Extravaganza

Week 18 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 30.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week, talk about the up and …

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Azure Virtual WAN MicroHack

As an employee of a Microsoft Partner, I get invited to join some brilliant training programmes set up and run by the OCP area of Microsoft. I attended an Azure Virtual WAN Microhack today, looking at all things Azure Virtual WAN. The details and instructions of this hack can be found in the following GitHub …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Jared Shockley

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he discussed all things Live Streaming / Video Recording and setups with Steve the audio guy aka Jared Shockley. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 17 – Back to normality?

Week 17 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 23.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week, talk about the up and …

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AZ-220 Microsoft Azure IoT Developer Exam Prep

So the next Microsoft exam in your sights is AZ-220? Me to! I was fortunate enough to sit this exam in April 2021 just before the skills measured changed, so this article is based on the exam I sat. You may want to have a look at the exam skills measured to see what has …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Thomas Thornton and Karl Cooke

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he has his first 3 person In Conversation with Thomas Thornton and Karl Cooke. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 23rd April 2021 This was …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 16 – On Brand!

Week 16 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 16.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the 30+ Azure Updates of the week, talk about the success …

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Welsh Azure User Group April Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG April meet up and we had 3 Amazing Lighting Talks as well as a feature Length talk all about IoT Robot Arms and Azure! AGENDA6.30pm - Welcome and House Keeping6.45pm - Anirban Ganguly – Kubernetes it's not that hard7.00pm - Vukašin Terzić – Creating …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Rishab Kumar

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with DevOps Engineer, 100DaysOfCloud Core team member Rishab Kumar. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 16th April 2021 We discuss the incredible 100DaysOfCloud …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 15 – On the Edge

Week 15 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 09.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I talk about the continuation of my AIoT Studies with Object Detection models and …

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Azure IoT Edge – Securing your Devices

How do you make sure your Azure Edge devices are secure and cannot be tampered with? This is the job of the Azure IoT Edge Security Manager. More information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/iot-edge-security-manager?view=iotedge-2018-06 The key principals of the Security Manager is that it protects all of the Edge components and devices by abstracting the …

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Creating a Custom Vision AI Model using CustomVision.ai

So we hear a lot about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning built into devices and applications. In this blog article I will walk through a simple example of how to utilise the CustomVision.ai website to create and train an AI model to recognise objects. This website is part of the Microsoft Cognitive Services features and …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Sarah Lean

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Cloud Advocate, Public Speaker, Vlogger, Blogger and amazing Community Leader Sarah Lean, aka @techielass. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 9th …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 14 – AI Powered Object Detection!

Week 14 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 02.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) (Ignore the wrong date on the video! oops!) This week I give an update on the …

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Is Blogging Dead?

Ok so this week I had the great pleasure in joining a live stream panel discussion on Blogging with Sarah Lean @techielass, Shannon Kuehn @shankuehn, Chris Reddington @reddobowen and Jamie Maguire @jamie_maguire1. Huge thanks to Sarah for the invite, I found this a really fun and interesting topic area to discuss, and hope you find …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Derek Campbell

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Solutions Engineer for Octopus Deploy, Mr Derek Campbell aka DevOpsDerek. This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 2nd April 2021 We discuss …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 13 – AIoT is Awesome!

Week 13 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 26.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) (Ignore the wrong date on the video! oops!) This week I jump into the wonderful world …

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Extracting PNG Images from an Alpha Channel Video

Ok a quick blog here on how you can extract images from a video file. So I have a animated logo saved in .MOV format with an Alpha Channel, basically an Alpha Channel allows for transparency when you overlay a video file in something like OBS. The Jonnychipz Logo above is animated and runs on …

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Deploying Azure with Terraform

I have decided to create a technical track on Terraform on my YouTube channel aimed at anyone looking to pick up the basics of how to get started and utilise Terraform to deploy Azure infrastructure. I have created the first few videos in the series and hope that this will build over time and as …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with April Edwards

Join John Lunn aka Jonnychipz as he chats with Senior Software Engineer, Azure Advocate and Hashicorp Ambassador, the awesome April Edwards This episode of Jonnychipz In Conversation with' will be released on Azureish Live (www.twitch.tv/azureishlive) and its a great episode that you can't miss! Join us at 6.30pm (GMT) on Friday 26th March 2021 April …

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