Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 135 in total

135 - Managed Grafana in Azure

In this week's episode, we'll talk about Grafana, especially the Managed Grafana service, now available in Azure. Why do you need it? How does it differ from Power BI? We also debate the deployment, capabilities, and pricing. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

134 - Compliance with Microsoft Purview

In this week's episode, we'll take a look to understand what Microsoft Purview is and why you need it. We've mentioned the services related to Purview a few times previously, and now it's finally time to unpack this governance and compliance capability! Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

133 - Performance Efficiency in the Azure Well-Architected Framework

This week's episode focuses again on the Azure Well-Architected Framework - specifically on the Performance Efficiency pillar. There is a lot of content to cover here, so this is a slightly longer episode. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

132 - Microsoft Partner program updates for Azure

In this week's episode, we look at the recent Microsoft Partner program updates. What changes? What doesn't? How can you prepare for the new changes, and what are the real challenges we've seen with this update? Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

131 - Azure Updates

We take our frequent look at the recent Azure Updates. This week we find updates on Azure Container Apps, Azure Monitor, Azure Classic, etc. We also talk about the new Azure Managed Grafana service. Finally, Tobi also asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

130 - Structured Azure Functions deployments and monitoring with Andrew Connell

In this week's episode we talk about structured Azure Functions deployments and monitoring with Andrew Connell. Tune in to hear more about how Andrew approaches designing and implementing systems. We also talk about testing frameworks, monitoring with App Insights, and deploying through GitHub Actions. Also, we ask Andrew an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

129 - Azure Reservations with Tamás Gémesi

We're delighted to welcome back Tamás Gémesi as a guest to talk us through Azure Reservations. What are they, when do you need them, and what aspects to consider when applying Reservations? Join us for an excellent and in-depth talk on this great feature! Also, we ask Tamás an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

128 - Preparing for the new Cybersecurity Architect (SC-100) certification

This week's episode talks about the new Microsoft Cybersecurity Architect (SC-100) certification. What's needed, when is it available, how to prepare, and why you should do this certification? Jussi also asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

127 - Joiners, Movers and Leavers in Azure AD

This week's episode talks about the Joiners, Movers, and Leavers HR process with Azure AD. What is it? Why should you care? And what capabilities are there in Azure AD, and when to use a third-party solution? Tobi also asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

126 - The latest on WordPress on Azure

Let's talk about WordPress. A recent update on Azure allows for an easier and smoother experience when provisioning and running WordPress on top of App Service. We talk about the capabilities, what's new, expectations, performance, and pricing. Jussi also asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

125 - Azure Updates

We take our frequent look at the recent Azure Updates. This week we find updates on Azure Monitor, Kubernetes, Azure AD, SQL Server on VMs, and Azure Functions! Tobi also asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

124 - SFTP with Azure Storage

This week, we look at SFTP with Azure Storage. It's a feature currently in preview, allowing you to integrate data and files between systems - often, it's those fancy CSV files! Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

123 - The latest on Azure Bastion

It's been a long time since we last talked about Azure Bastion. Some exciting features are now in preview for Azure Bastion, so we look at those. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

122 - Microsoft Defender for Cloud: Secure Score

Let's compare our scores! We talk about Secure Score, specifically the feature in Microsoft Defender for Cloud. There are other secure scores as well. How much should it be, how are the scores calculated, and what to consider with the recommendations? Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

121 - Cost Optimization in the Azure Well-Architected Framework

We start our journey towards deep diving the Azure Well-architected Framework with this episode! First, we'll tackle Cost Optimization, one of the five pillars in the framework. Join us to learn insights and recommendations on this important topic. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

120 - Azure Updates

Another month, another Azure Update episode! We look at the recent Azure updates, changes, and announcements—plenty of incremental updates, some larger ones, and a few esoteric ones this time. Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

119 - Using Azure IoT Central to control your coffee maker

This week, we decided to do something a little bit different. We talk about Azure IoT Central and how it can be used to control your virtual coffee maker. Fun, right? This is a lab on Microsoft Learn, and we dissect the technologies and features in this episode. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

118 - Backing up PostgreSQL databases in Azure

Let's talk about PostgreSQL! How do you pronounce it? But more importantly, once you have databases hosted on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, it's crucial to have a proper backup and restore setup in place. This feature is now in preview in Azure, so we took it for a spin and talked about the setup. Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

117 - Make sure you have a break-glass admin account

You should have a break-glass admin account in your Azure tenant. In this episode, we talk about the importance of having one, how to configure it, and what things to consider regarding the security and monitoring of such an account. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

116 - Azure Updates

We take our frequent look at the recent Azure Updates. This week we find updates on Azure Key Vault, Microsoft Defender, infrastructure, and also Azure Machine Learning! Jussi also asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

115 - We took the Azure Load Testing service for a spin

This week, we focus on the Azure Load Testing service. Now that the Visual Studio-based load testing is deprecated, we finally have a new capability in Azure to run our load tests in a cloud-native way. How does it work, and why do we need Java for this? Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

114 - Options for running containers in Azure

A few episodes ago, we discussed the different options for running your compute workloads in Azure. In this episode, we take a look at the options for running containers in Azure. We also dissect the process of migrating a Windows-based app to a Windows container. Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner

113 - Trust no-one! A look at Zero Trust in 2022

Zero Trust is a big topic, and today we take a deeper dive into what it is, what's involved, and why you should care. We talk about the relevant Azure security services, what Zero Trust truly is, and what the maturity model includes. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

112 - Azure Updates

This week, we take our regular look at the recent Azure updates. What's new, and what's exciting? We talk about security updates, updates to AKS, infrastructure changes, and also Kerberos! Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

111 - How do you choose the correct Azure compute service?

This week we'll talk about the numerous different Azure compute services. How do you know which one to choose and when? Perhaps there's a decision tree, or alternatively, you select the one you're most familiar with? We talk about the options, scalability, and moving from legacy to modern platforms. Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question.

110 - Azure in Sweden

Microsoft announced a new Azure region with Sweden Central! We talk about what this means and what services are available. More importantly, we reflect on how to check if a new region is suitable for you, and how to check for latency and available services. Lastly, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question. This episode is sponsored by ScriptRunner.

109 - Azure Policy as Code with Jesse Loudon

We talked about Azure Policy in one of the previous episodes (#25), and today we will talk about Azure Policy as Code. When and why should you use it, and what tools do you need to achieve this? We have Jesse Loudon (Azure MVP) as our expert guest to talk about this exciting topic! Also, Tobi asks Jesse an unexpected question.

108 - Controlled havoc with the Azure Chaos Studio

Let's talk about chaos engineering! In episode #37, we touched on this topic on a higher level, and now with the newly released Azure Chaos Studio, we take chaos engineering to a practical level. What is it, and what can you do with this? And why should you use Azure Chaos Studio? Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question.

107 - Azure Updates

After Ignite, we take a look at the recent Azure updates. What has been announced in the past month or so? We talk about exciting previews and service updates. Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question, and gets a thoughtful answer!

106 - Digesting announcements from Microsoft Ignite in November 2021

Tobias Zimmergren and Jussi Roine take a look at some of the most interesting announcements during the Microsoft Ignite 2021 November edition, and Tobias asks Jussi an odd question.

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