Jonnychipz – In Conversation with Liam Gulliver

John is joined by DevOps consultant Liam Gulliver in this episode of 'In Conversation with...' where discussions around the perception of DevOps as well as navigating around the plethora of technologies to choose form in the dev and ops worlds! We cover a huge amount of ground in this talk but all centred around helping …

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AzOps Deploy and Manage your Azure Enterprise Scale Landing Zones – MSHOWTOLIVE

I have just uploaded a copy of the fantastic session I was privileged to have with Mert Yeter on 14th December 2020, where we discussed Microsoft Enterprise Scale Landing Zones, how to deploy them from the GitHub Templates, as well as discussing AzOps with GitHub Actions. You can watch the video below, please if you …

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Day[96/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Deploy a cloud-native ASP.NET Core microservice with GitHub Actions

Again, carrying on through one of the Cloud Skills Challenge with this interesting learning Path: Deploy a cloud-native ASP.NET Core microservice with GitHub Actions Learning objectives In this module, you will: Authenticate GitHub Actions to a container registry.Securely store sensitive information used by the GitHub Actions.Implement a GitHub Action to build the container image for …

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Day[90/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – MSHOWTO Live – Enterprise Scale and AzOps

Breaking into my final 10 days of my 100DaysOfCLoud couldn't have been spent with a nicer chap! I'm so grateful to have been asked by MSHOWTO Live organiser Mert Yeter to appear on his Live Streaming show to discuss all sorts of things, from who I am, to 100DaysOfCloud and the Welsh Azure User Group. …

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MicroBlog – Filename too long in Git? Enable Long path support

Just a quick blog about an issue I hit when assigning an Azure Policy via AzOps for Enterprise Scale. When you configure a layered Management Group Structure in Azure for Enterprise Scale, you can go to 6 levels in depth, however when it comes to storing Policy Definitions and Assignments the file name length can …

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Day[66/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Enterprise Scale – Landing Zone OpenHack – Day 3

The final Day of the Enterprise Scale Open Hack is here and what a whirlwind of a few days it has been! Today was more focussed around the superb Microsoft folk giving the partner community a bit of a deep dive discussion and demo on a certain number of areas on Deploying Enterprise Scale. Deployment …

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Day[65/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Enterprise Scale – Landing Zone OpenHack – Day 2

Ok, so feet first into Day 2 of the Open Hack around Enterprise Scale Landing Zones. Today was all centred around Azure Policy Definition and Assignments as well as a really interesting point and demo around AzOps. Azure Policy Today we picked up from where we left off, first of all we needed to make …

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Day[63/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Catch up day!

Hey all, ok so I think its time for a little bit of reflection and stock taking of everything that's going on in my 100DaysofCloud Challenge! It seems that my options and areas of interest grow by the hour! So....... What's Going on at Work? Easy..... Loads! Still focussed quite heavily on 365 opportunities especially …

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Day[62/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – AZ-400 Azure DevOps Engineer Expert Exam Day

Ok a short Blog post today as woke up at the crack of dawn this morning to do a little bit of last minute swotting for the AZ-400 exam, As I have already passed AZ-104, a pass of this exam would give me the DevOps Engineer Expert Credential. Overall I found the exam to be …

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Day[56/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Making an LED Blink with Raspberry Pi, Python and Remote SSH

Hey all, ok so today I thought I would break out the Raspberry Pi and my IoT sensor kit and breadboard. I'm starting to delve into configuring my own sensors and electronics to help me learn Python as well as look into how I can create an Azure IOT Hub and send/receive signals using Azure …

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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[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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