Welsh Azure User Group January Meet Up!

It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG January meet up and we had two stellar speakers in Christos Matskas and Graham Martin on to discuss Identity for Developers as well as Azure Synapse and Purview. AGENDA6.30pm -   Welcome!6.45pm -   Introduction to Identity for developers  Christos Matskas – Senior PM …

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In Conversation with… Peter Gallagher

In this episode I am joined by the amazing Peter Gallagher, Author, Speaker, Programmer, MVP and MCT. We talk IoT and the democratisation and how the barriers to entry for learning have fallen over the years and how you can get up and running with IoT within minutes! Peter guides us all through some amazing …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 3

Hey everyone, thanks for taking the time to read and have a watch of my latest Jonnychipz Weekly VLOG, it will be released at 1pm on 15th January 2021. In todays episode I have tried to work on the format for the content by aiming to split up the content into defined sections to bring …

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Call for Speakers – In Conversation with…

As part of my 2021 switch to producing some video content for the Community, I am on the search for willing volunteers to appear on my weekly 'In Conversation with...' YouTube series. Check it out here: Jonnychipz - In Conversation with... - YouTube The basic premis behind this is that we will have a common …

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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with… Martyn Coupland

In this video I had the opportunity to have a chat with the brilliant Mr Martyn Coupland, Azure Architect, MVP, Speaker, Author, Blogger and all round great guy who is working for Ensono in the UK. During this conversation we discuss the entry point to DevOps in an organisation, and look at how it may …

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Deploying Azure Infrastructure with Terraform via Azure DevOps Pipelines

In this blog article, I aim to guide you through the components needed in order to successfully deploy Azure Infrastructure using Terraform via an Azure DevOps Pipeline. The idea here is to help understand how you may be able to automate the deployment and updating of your cloud infrastructure hosted in Azure. Follow along with …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 2

Another episode of Jonnychipz Weekly has dropped! This week we look at the following: This weeks Azure AnnouncementsWelsh Azure User Group NewsMy study goalsThe Robot Arm3D Printer Upgrades I really hope you enjoy the video, please like and subscribe and feedback any comments you may have! Thanks for watching! Jonnychipz Weekly # 2 - 08.01.2021 …

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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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Jonnychipz – In Conversation with… Dean Ellerby

Hey everyone thanks for taking the time to read my new blog post. As part of my new series of YouTube Content in 2021, as well as my 'Jonnychipz Weekly' videos, I am looking to start up an 'In Conversation with....' series, where I get to have a chat with like minded IT Pros, brilliant …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 1

Happy New Year everyone! With a New Year comes a New Initiative..... I am going to launch a Weekly Round Up VLOG with this being the first! Hopefully I will find the time and consistency to keep pushing forward with the VLOG and hope it will overtime move into a useful Video Series related to …

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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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Day[88/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Azureish Live – Santa’s Digitally Transforming!

Ok so I couldn't let this pass without including it in my 100DaysofCloud Challenge. As part of the superb Festive Tech Calendar (www.festivetechcalendar.com) community event running throughout December 2020, the guys over at AzureishLive set out to help Santa digitise his operations with the help of Azure Cognitive Services as well as a bit a …

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Day[86/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Welsh Azure User Group December Meet Up! (A Very Merry DevOps with Abel and April!)

Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow!!! Another superb event from awesome WAUG Organisers to Awesome Speakers to Awesome Attendees!!! It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG December A Very Merry DevOps Virtual Meetup and what a line up we had! AGENDA6.30pm -   Welcome!6.45pm -   Real World DevOps - Abel Wang …

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Day[84/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Round Up

Hey all, hope you are all doing great! So another pause for me, mainly because I find myself like busy....... no wait, super busy! Still striving forwards on my Cloud Journey but acutely aware that I really am on the home straight. This is both exciting to be nearing the end of a goal, one …

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Day[77/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Creating an Azure Migrate Server Assessment

After getting my Hyper-V lab area set up and configured I thought it would be a nice idea to run through the process for getting the Azure Migrate Appliance downloaded, installed and configured in order to carry out a Server Assessment with the appliance. I hope you enjoy the video, please like and subscribe to …

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Day[75/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps Notts – Getting your Organisation to the Cloud with Microsoft CAF and Enterprise Scale

Last night I had the absolute pleasure of being invited onto the DevOps Notts User group final talk of the year! Huge thanks to Liam, Mica for the invite. A great user group with a great bunch of attendees watching.... it was also great to be on a show with the awesome Derek Campbell (aka …

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Day[67/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Welsh Azure User Group November Meet Up!

Not strictly today, it was more last night! But its definitely the focus of my Day 67 of Cloud!!! It was the day of our Welsh Azure User Group #WAUG November Virtual Meetup and what a line up we had! AGENDA6.30pm -   Welcome and Intro6.45pm -   Admiral BCP and the part WVD played …

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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[59/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Introduction to my YouTube Channel

A brief one today as I think the video should speak for itself. When I originally started out on this 100DaysOfCloud Journey, my intention was to use it as a mechanism for me to upskill in areas of Cloud Computing that I may not be overly familiar with, but also have one eye on being …

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