Jonnychipz Weekly # 24 – Community!

Week 24 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 BST 11.06.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week highlight some key community activity …

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Introduction to Moderating text with Azure Content Moderator

On my quest to learn more about Azure's native Artificial Intelligence capabilities I am aiming to have a run through of each component and look to see how each can be utilised. Azure Content Moderator is a Machine Assisted set of content moderating API's as well as a human readable review tool that you can …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 23 – Sun’s Out!

Week 23 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 BST 04.06.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week highlight some key community activity …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 22 – Build

Week 22 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 BST 28.05.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week, talk about MS Build and …

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Welsh Azure User Group May Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG May meet up and we had 2 Amazing Lighting Talks as well as a feature Length talk which took us on a Virtual Tour of Azure Data Centres! (Unfortunately due to the sensitive nature of the imagery we were unable to record the DC …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 21 – ‘Virtual’ Reality?

Week 21 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 21.05.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week, talk about the May Welsh …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 20 – The Show Must Go On

Week 20 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 14.05.21. 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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Cloud Lunch and Learn Marathon – Adopting the Cloud with CAF for Azure

I am hugely excited and thankful to the CLL team for accepting my talk on Adopting the Cloud with CAF for Azure. My talk will be going out at 12.30pm on the 13th May 2021. What is the Cloud Lunch and Learn Marathon? A global online tech conference created to provide an inclusive and diverse …

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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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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 Weekly # 12 – Arc Hack!

Week 12 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 19.03.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I focus on Azure Arc Hack that I have been involved with and some …

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Welsh Azure User Group March Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG March Lightning Talks meet up and we had seven, yes seven amazing Community speakers join us for a plethora of talks in and around Azure! AGENDA6.30pm - Welcome and House Keeping6.45pm - Martyn Coupland - DevSecOps on Microsoft Azure7.00pm - Mert Yeter - Visual …

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