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

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

Azure Governance – 101

I have presented on “Azure Governance – 101” in Omaha Azure User Group on August 19th, 2020. I have covered the basics of Azure Governance. I have covered: Azure resource Hierarchy and scopes Azure Management Groups / Subscriptions / Resource Groups Azure Blueprints and Azure Policies Azure Role-based Access Control Azure Resource Graph Azure Cost … Read more