Day[52/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Foundational Pillars of DevOps – Architecture and Technology

Ok so, it's time to get back to my DevOps study! I think it's time for me to reign myself back to some of the topics I started at the beginning of this Challenge! Another hectic day for me today ranging from sitting the PL-200 Power Platform Functional Consultant this morning, the exam is in …

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Day[47/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Azure DevOps

I thought that today it would be prudent of me to document my learnings in summary form when it comes to the set of tooling available to us via Azure DevOps. Off the back of the Azure DevOps Open Hack and the forthcoming AZ-400 exam here is a quick summary of what Azure DevOps is …

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Day[45/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Microsoft Azure DevOps Open Hack Challenge

Ok so today saw the climax of an intensive few days of Azure DevOps learning via the medium of an Open Hack. It's my very first Open Hack but I really hope it won't be my last. Such a fantastic format for learning and developing of understandings with hands on tasks and challenges where you …

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Day[44/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – When Satya Nadella Drops in to say Hello!!!

I cannot believe this just happened! In true fanboy fashion, this without a shadow pales in comparison to most meetings I attend during the day! Sorry to my friends, family and colleagues!! During the 12-14 October 2020 I have been taking part in an Azure DevOps OpenHack, which has been fantastic to work through with …

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Day[35/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Store Data in Azure

Another day of learnings from MS Learn today, and I managed to finish off the Learning path way around how to programmatically store data in Azure, covering different data storage options, how to connect an application to data storage, how to secure storage accounts up and finally looked into the ways to programmatically interact with …

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Day[33/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Live Streaming with Azure!

Hi All, so over the last few months I have slowly been building up my knowledge and home set up with a view to at some point getting a bit more active in the community with some Youtube videos around Azure and maybe looking at the concept of live streaming. Not with anything specific in …

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Day[25/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Define and implement continuous integration AZ-400

STOP PRESS: I am a 1/4 of the way through my 100DaysOfCloud Challenge!!!! and continue!!....... The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft …

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Day[24/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Facilitate communication and collaboration AZ-400

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[23/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Manage source control AZ-400

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[22/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Develop a security and compliance plan AZ-400

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[21/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Develop a Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) strategy AZ-400

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[20/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Develop an instrumentation strategy AZ-400 – Part 2

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[19/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Develop an instrumentation strategy AZ-400 – Part 1

The Microsoft AZ-400 Exam (Designing and Implementing Microsoft DevOps Solutions) is the next certification I am going to be aiming for. The exam information can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/learn/certifications/exams/az-400 This will play its part on the pathway to the Microsoft Certified DevOps Engineer Expert Certification and will give me a depth of knowledge across the …

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Day[18/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Stocktake Day with a bit of Azure DevOps Planning

Phew......... where did this week go?! Ok so I thought Id get my Day 18 blog entry up and out there and use it as a bit of a stop, breathe and reset for the next phase of learnings! In the early part of my 100DaysOfCloud Challenge I was looking at all the different areas …

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Day[8/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps Practicing Kaizen, the Art of Continuous Improvement

The bank holiday weekend is a distant memory, the kids are on a count down back to school, with work and deliveries of school coats and new school shirts and trousers I'm in the midst of customer calls, barking dogs and kids wanting to get my attention to pry the last few pound coins out …

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Day[7/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Devops Connecting the Circle

Still moving onwards with my DevOps learning, Day 7 sees me powering through the end of section 2 and completing the readings of Section 3 - Connecting the Circle. If we recall that the chapters in Section 2 for Establishing a pipeline remaining were 10 and 11, with Section 3 chapters 12 - 15 So …

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Day[6/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Devops and Establishing a Pipeline

Onwards with my DevOps learning, Day 6 sees me moving onto the 2nd Part of the DevOps for Dummies book. After arranging the kids who decide that they all feel like going out with friends, a nice 2 hour drive ends with me grabbing a couple of hours with my book and reruns of Impractical …

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Day[5/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps and a touch of Terraform Learning

So its Saturday and we kicked the day off with football practice, not for me! for my son!, followed by a few hours grabbing the last bits of school uniform my my 3 kids. Like many of us, as much as we are keen to learn and develop our skill sets, we also have work, …

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Day[4/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps Day!

Day 4 is DevOps Day! Ok so, had another really busy day at work today however I'm taking into consideration I managed to get a bit of reading in well into the wee hours this morning! DevOps reading has begun! I managed to squeeze in the first 4 chapters of DevOps for Dummies so just …

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