Day[74/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Create your Cloud Adoption Framework Plan with Azure DevOps

Just a quick post today to highlight a neat Azure DevOps Demo related to how to create a Cloud Adoption Framework Plan. As part of the CAF Plan documentation on Microsoft Docs comes a really useful Azure DevOps Deployment configuration to help and guide you and your organisation to develop that plan: Azure DevOps Demo …

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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[58/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – DevOps Continuous Security and Continuous Operations

In order to ensure that your Continuous Improvement strategy employed via DevOps is kept Secure and in Operation, it is imperative that methods are utilised to ensure a Continuous Security and Continuous Operations mindset is adopted. Follow along with the fantastic Microsoft Learn Article: Explore DevOps Continuous Security and Continuous Operations Continuous Security We all …

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Day[55/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Managing Agile Software Delivery Plans Across Teams

Just a quick post to explore the concept of Delivery Plans in the context of software delivery between teams of developers. What is Delivery Plan? When organisations grow and more people become involved in the process of software development, the need to split into smaller groups becomes more apparent ion order to split the workloads …

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Day[53/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Foundational Pillars of DevOps: Culture and Lean Product

Another quick overview post today to cover off the other two Foundational Pillars of DevOps, Culture and Lean Product. We know the previous two are Architecture and Technology. This gives up 4 Foundational Pillars in total. We have explored that DevOps is the union of People, Process and products to enable a continuous stream of …

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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[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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