Tobias Zimmergren

Tobias Zimmergren

Senior Architecture Content Lead @Microsoft. Co-host @CtrlAltAzure. Tweets about #azure, #security, #cybersecurity, #architecture, and more.

Appears in 227 Episodes

227 - Experiences in Azure with Mustafa Toroman

227 - Experiences in Azure with Mustafa Toroman

We talk about experiences in Azure with Mustafa Toroman. He is the CTO for run.events and shares his vast experience working with Azure both as a consultant and for bu...

226 - Azure Verified Modules with Jack Tracey

226 - Azure Verified Modules with Jack Tracey

We're talking about Azure Verified Modules with Microsoft's Jack Tracey. What is AVM? How and when should you use it? Jack shares insights on the vision and how you ca...

225 - Get sustainability insights with Azure Carbon Optimization!

225 - Get sustainability insights with Azure Carbon Optimization!

Azure now has Carbon Optimization capabilities available. We take a look at what this means, how it works, why it's important, and what can you do with it. Also, Tobi ...

224 - We're talking about Security Operations (SecOps) in Azure

224 - We're talking about Security Operations (SecOps) in Azure

In this episode, we'll look at SecOps or Security Operations. What is it, and what are the elements one should consider? What about SOC, how does it tie into all of th...

223 - Understanding Azure AI Search

223 - Understanding Azure AI Search

Let's focus on understanding what Azure AI Search is. What was it called before? What features does it have, and how much will it cost? We also talk about use cases, e...

222 - Azure Updates

222 - Azure Updates

In this episode, we take a look at recent updates to Azure. What's new, what's in preview, and what's interesting? Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question.(00:00)...

221 - Exploring the updated Azure Well-Architected Framework with Dom Allen

221 - Exploring the updated Azure Well-Architected Framework with Dom Allen

We re-visit the Azure Well-architected Framework, with Dom Allen from Microsoft. What has changed, and what's interesting now in the WAF refresh? We take a look at wha...

220 - When to use what with generative AI?

220 - When to use what with generative AI?

In this episode, Tobias and Jussi reflect a bit on options for building Generative AI with the lens of available studios like the Azure AI Studio and the Microsoft Cop...

219 - Designing architectures for Azure

219 - Designing architectures for Azure

We talk about Azure architectures - how to design them, thoughts and experiences on visualizing them, and what matters in the end. Additional thoughts also on collabor...

218 - Azure SQL backup and recovery

218 - Azure SQL backup and recovery

Let's not talk about AI, but instead let's talk about Azure SQL backup and recovery. What aspects to consider for disaster recovery? What options are available for bac...

217 - Exploring Microsoft's 'Generative AI for Beginners' training material

217 - Exploring Microsoft's 'Generative AI for Beginners' training material

We take a look at the Generative AI for Beginners course from Microsoft. It's free, open-source, and available for everyone. What's in it? Who should go through the le...

216 - Azure Updates

216 - Azure Updates

In this episode, we take a look at recent updates to Azure. What's new, what's in preview, and what's interesting? Also, Jussi asks Tobi an unexpected question.(00:00)...

215 - Exploring AI and Copilot for Azure

215 - Exploring AI and Copilot for Azure

So many Copilots! We take a look at Copilot for Azure, which was announced during Ignite 2023. What can you do with it? What's our experience using it? How does it rel...

214 - Becoming certified as an Azure AI Engineer Associate with exam AI-102

214 - Becoming certified as an Azure AI Engineer Associate with exam AI-102

We look at AI-102 - the exam, the course, and the labs. As this course focuses on Azure Cognitive Services (Azure AI Skills after the rename), we walk through the inte...

213 - Reflections from Microsoft Ignite 2023

213 - Reflections from Microsoft Ignite 2023

Microsoft pushes into chip manufacturing, we heard about new chips like Azure Maia and Azure Cobalt. There's also the Azure AI Studio, all the new and updated Microsof...

212 - Developing generative AI apps with AI-050

212 - Developing generative AI apps with AI-050

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced courseware and studying materials for Azure OpenAI. We look at this 1-day course and reflect on the content, who this course is ...

211 - Reflections on upskilling with Microsoft Applied Skills

211 - Reflections on upskilling with Microsoft Applied Skills

Microsoft recently announced the Applied Skills initiative. We talk about what it is, how it compares to Microsoft certifications, and our experience in completing the...

210 - Reflecting on the Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2023

210 - Reflecting on the Microsoft Digital Defense Report 2023

In this episode, we delve into the annual Microsoft Digital Defense Report, the 2023 edition. We dive into some of the findings and reflect a bit on what this means. S...

209 - Azure Updates

209 - Azure Updates

In this episode, we take a look at recent updates to Azure. What's new, what's in preview, and what's interesting? Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question.(00:00)...

208 - Expectations on Microsoft Ignite 2023

208 - Expectations on Microsoft Ignite 2023

In this episode, we talk about Microsoft Ignite 2023 and our expectations. We've done this several times before, and this time it feels Ignite is even more geared towa...

207 - What is Microsoft Entra ID cross-tenant sync?

207 - What is Microsoft Entra ID cross-tenant sync?

In this episode, we discuss Azure Active Directory - I mean Entra ID - cross-tenant synchronization capability. When do you need it, and what does it do? And why would...

206 - Lessons learned this week on Microsoft Fabric, Entra ID and Azure OpenAI

206 - Lessons learned this week on Microsoft Fabric, Entra ID and Azure OpenAI

In this episode, we talk about the lessons we've learned in the past week. Three lessons to share, on Microsoft Fabric, Entra ID and Azure OpenAI. Also, Tobi asks Juss...

205 - Reflections on relevant skills to work with security in Azure

205 - Reflections on relevant skills to work with security in Azure

In this episode, we reflect on what it takes to work with security in Azure. What are the skillsets? What general experience and knowledge should you have? What about ...

204 - Azure Updates

204 - Azure Updates

In this episode, we take a look at recent updates to Azure. What's new, what's in preview, and what's interesting? Also, Tobi asks Jussi an unexpected question.(00:00)...

203 - PIM, PAM and PAW - what and how in Azure?

203 - PIM, PAM and PAW - what and how in Azure?

In this episode, we dive into PIM, PAM, and PAW. What are these? When and why would you need to deploy these? Our insights on how they map to Azure controls and servic...

202 - Let's talk about uncommon services in Azure

202 - Let's talk about uncommon services in Azure

In this episode, we talk about Azure services we don't know enough about. Perhaps they are rare and uncommon, or we're simply not exposed to specific industries or pro...

201 - A peek into a secure future with Microsoft Entra Global Secure Access

201 - A peek into a secure future with Microsoft Entra Global Secure Access

In this episode, we talk about Microsoft Entra Global Secure Access. What is it? Why would you need it? We dissect the services and talk about the capabilities and how...

200 - What is API-driven inbound provisioning in Microsoft Entra ID?

200 - What is API-driven inbound provisioning in Microsoft Entra ID?

In this episode, we take a look at API-driven inbound provisioning in Microsoft Entra ID. It's a new capability in preview. We talk about the problem space, the existi...

199 - Refreshing our knowledge on Azure AI

199 - Refreshing our knowledge on Azure AI

In this episode, we refresh our knowledge of Azure AI services. What used to be called Azure Cognitive Services has now changed a bit. We take a look at the services, ...

198 - Azure Updates

198 - Azure Updates

In this episode, we find updates on Defender for Cloud, Azure virtual machines, cost optimization, Azure AD renaming, and Defender for IoT, among others. Also, Jussi a...

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