Author Archives: CloudyInNashville

About CloudyInNashville

I am a Cloud Architect and Consultant. Over several years I have been working with companies to help them design and build .NET based applications for public and private clouds. My focus is the Cloud, Public Clouds and Microsoft's Windows Azure Cloud platform in particular.

Azure Governance: The Key to Azure Success

A while back I did a blog post titled: “Is Azure Adoption Too Easy”. That title raised a few eyebrows. Let me be perfectly clear; I have been working with Azure since before it was called Azure. I discovered it … Continue reading

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The Nashville edition of the 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp was a great success!

We had a great 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp event in Nashville on Saturday April 27th Approximately 80 Azure enthusiasts attended the event. Next year we will probably have to move to bigger space since we could not accommodate everyone who … Continue reading

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The Nashville edition of the 2019 Global Azure Bootcamp

As many of you may recall we have been holding our edition of this annual day-long worldwide event here in Nashville for the past few years. (See https://cloudyinnashville.com/2018/04/ and https://global.azurebootcamp.net/) This year it will be held on Saturday April 27th. … Continue reading

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An Azure Migration Assessment Methodology

Introduction As many of you may know I have been involved with Azure from its very beginning. As a Microsoft Architect Evangelist, and later as a Consultant, I have helped many Microsoft customers and partners adopt Azure successfully. Some of … Continue reading

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Azure Active Directory Deep Dive

We had another outstanding meeting Thursday night. with a good turnout.  Although over 70 registered for the meeting only about 20 actually made it to the meeting in person. Please be diligent in changing your status from “Your Going” to … Continue reading

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New to Azure?

As some of you may know I am a Cloud Solutions Architect specializing in Microsoft Azure here in Nashville. That is my “day-job”. What some of you may not know is that I am also the Founder and current President … Continue reading

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Building a Rational Microsoft Azure Network Architecture

In a previous blog post Is Azure Adoption “Too Easy? I discussed how it is very easy (perhaps too easy) to get into Azure without a well-thought-out network architecture and a good plan. We cannot fault Microsoft for making it … Continue reading

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