Day[29/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Microsoft Ignite Security Challenge

So, Microsoft Ignite 2020 Virtual Edition kicked off in great style yesterday and is a 48 bonanza of learning and news of Microsoft Latest developments! As part of this virtual experience, Microsoft have set up the Cloud Skills Challenge https://csc.docs.microsoft.com/ignite/registration A series of 6 challenges that can be completed as Microsoft Learn modules aligned to …

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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[17/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Welsh Azure User Group Day!!!

Ok so firstly, apologies...... I didn't get a chance to post this Day 17 up yesterday as I had a pretty packed day of work, learning, customers and User Group sessions!!! It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group Virtual Meet!! We had some great content and fun to get through over the …

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Day[16/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – AZ-104 Azure Administrator Associate Exam Day

A nice short post today, really happy to tick off the AZ-104 Exam which gives me my updated Azure Administrator Associate Badge. For some reason I have never looked at sitting the exam, so felt that I would use the 100DaysOfCloud Challenge to revise and review my core understanding and knowledge around Azure Admin, of …

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Day[15/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Deploy and manage Azure Compute resources AZ-104

As part of the AZ104 Azure Administrator Associate Exam, the next core area of knowledge is based around the Compute resources, covering various types of Virtual Machine, Disks - both Managed and Unmanaged, keeping VM's updated and deploying them. This area also touches on the concepts of Scalable applications and Microservices running on a Container …

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Day[14/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Configure and Manage Virtual Networks for Azure Admins AZ-104

As part of the AZ104 Azure Administrator Associate Exam, another key area of knowledge required is around the Networking elements of Azure. I have spent some time revisiting the Learning materials that Microsoft have put together, some interesting interactive Azure Sandbox knowledge checks as well in this series. I'm following the MS Learn resources for …

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Day[13/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Terraform Basics

One of my longer term goals is to become more proficient with utilising Terraform code to design and deliver infrastructure into Azure. I thought I would spend some time today looking at the basics of terraform and working my way through from setting up my VSCode workspace to creating simple infrastructure in Azure with Terraform. …

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Day[12/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Managing Identities and Governance in Azure AZ-104

Time to break into a little bit of technical review I think. So today I have spent some time reviewing from the ground up all the key learning points around Azure Identity and Governance. I'm following the MS Learn resources for the AZ-104 exam that can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/learn/paths/az-104-manage-identities-governance/ Creating Azure Users and Groups …

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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[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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