Azure Governance: Applying oversight to your Azure environments

Generally, governance is an act or process of governing or overseeing the control and direction of something (such as a country or an organization). With ever-growing cloud consumption, cloud governance is essential to oversee the control and usage of cloud environments. For Microsoft Azure, several governance constructs can be utilized, including Azure Management Groups, Subscriptions, … Read more

Manage your Azure spend using Azure Cost Management

This post is a part of Azure Spring Clean which is a community event focused on Azure management topics from March 22-25, 2021. Many thanks to Joe Carlyle and Thomas Thornton for organizing this event and allowing me to contribute. In this blog post, I will share how you can manage your Azure spend using Azure Cost Management. Cost is always … Read more

2020 – A year of reflection

It is the time of the year to step back, reflect on the past glories and plan for the future. What a year 2020 has been! It has certainly not been a normal year. From conducting user group meetings to speaking at conferences and receiving my first MVP award, the year has been one of … Read more

An Introduction to Azure Monitor

This blog post is part of an online event, “Azure Back to School” run by my friend and Microsoft Azure MVP Dwayne Natwick. In this blog post, I will talk about Azure monitor, what it does, and how you can use it in your Azure-based solutions. What is Azure Monitor?In today’s complex cloud environments, it … Read more