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Exam Prep for 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

I recently took the 70-533, Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions exam. Each...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 04/02/2018

Physical Data Center Security

I don't spend a lot of time talking to customers about physical data center security. As a developer...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 03/09/2018

Cloud Computing + Modern DevOps == Productivity Gains

The Productivity Paradox...When new tools promise higher productivity, but fail to deliver. I came...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 10/24/2017

Public previews for mySQL, POSTgreSQL DBs as a Service

Today we announced the public preview of mySQL and POSTgreSQL database as a Service. This is a...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 05/10/2017

Exam prep for Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions, 70-534

So you are thinking about taking the 534 exam, Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions. There are...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 05/06/2017

Windows as a Service

We've all heard it....but what does it mean. Lex and Chris do a great job of explaining that means...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 03/01/2017

SQL Migration Assistance

Often I get asked what the impact would be to upgrade to a new version of SQL. Microsoft does an...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 10/31/2016

Someone at MS had a really cool idea to create shortcuts to Azure documentation. Need to quickly...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 09/08/2016

New Servicing models for Windows 7 and 8.1

Finally!...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 09/02/2016

Simple Websites using Azure Storage Blob Service

The usual route for any small business is to setup a WordPress site, buy a template and get online....

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 08/09/2016

My team is hiring Application Development Managers

Our goal in Premier Services for Developers is to help development teams Reduce Risk, Improve...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 08/08/2016

Friends dont let friends miss out on free upgrades - Windows 10

The Windows 10 free upgrade offer ends on July 29th. If you haven't updated to Windows 10, then your...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 07/26/2016

Free Microsoft E-books download - Get them while they are hot!

Eric put up his annual Microsoft Press e-book giveaway. There are some great quick starts for Office...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 07/25/2016

SQL Server 2016 on the way

We are pretty excited with the new features coming out SQL 2016. With SQL 2014, I helped a lot of...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 06/08/2016

Want to work at Microsoft?

"je ne sais quoi"...do you have it? Check out this cool webcast if you are interested in learning...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 05/25/2016

HoloLens Developers : Are you ready?

Hopefully by now you have recovered from all the excitement around the Microsoft hardware...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 10/07/2015

Azure Table Service

I was recently helping a customer design a web application that would allow them to track donors and...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 07/21/2015

Microsoft Azure - Canada Datacenters - Yay!!

Its official folks. Microsoft Cloud Services landing in Canada. http://reimagine.microsoft.ca/en-ca/...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 06/02/2015

Looking for Development Premier Field Engineers

Premier Field Engineers are our deep technical experts that work with customers on tough problems...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 05/20/2015

Microsoft Azure turning 5 years old! + Azure Cloud Platform roadmap

On 2/1/2015, Azure turned 5 years old! While Azure began with PaaS capabilities at the Professional...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 02/10/2015

Is your Non Profit Organization "Cloudy"? + Free Office 365 NonProfit Offer

I was recently helping a local non-profit in the GTA setup their new office computers. I was happy...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 02/09/2015

Hello World

Headed to Seattle. Half the plane is filled with MS employees. Some are headed to TechReady(Internal...

Author: Omer Amin MS Date: 01/25/2015