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Cloud Anxiety

March 22, 2019

When electric vehicles leapt out from the shadows and into the light of day, pundits and contrarians latched on to a perceived fatal flaw in their design: a limited range of travel on a single charge. It began in earnest with the Chevy Volt, …


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Getting the On-Prem Part of Hybrid Cloud Right

March 20, 2019

In my previous articles, I’ve looked at the challenges and decisions people face when undertaking digital transformation and transitioning to a hybrid cloud model of IT operation. Whether it’s using public cloud infrastructure or changing operations to leverage containers and microservices, we all know …


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Readiness Actions Before Cloud Migration

March 14, 2019

Migration to the cloud is just like a house move. The amount of preparation done before the move determines how smoothly the move goes. Similarly, there are many technical and non-technical actions that can be taken to make a move to the cloud successful …



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Real World Experiences of Hybrid IT – Part 4

March 1, 2019

Welcome back to this series of blogs on my real-world experiences of hybrid IT. If you’re just joining us, you can find previous posts here, here, and here. So far, I’ve covered a brief introduction to the series, public cloud costing and experiences, and …



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Real World Experiences of Hybrid IT – Part 2

February 5, 2019

My previous post provided a short introduction to the series. In this post, I’m going to be focusing on public cloud. I’ll cover my day-to-day experiences in using the major hyperscalers, costs, how I think about managing them, and my reasons for adopting hybrid …



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Real World Experiences of Hybrid IT

January 25, 2019

Over the coming weeks, I will be writing a series of posts on my varied experiences with hybrid IT. These experiences come from working on countless projects over the last ten years working in a consultancy role. So, let’s start with a bit of …


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SolarWinds Lab Episode 72: Two Geeks and a Goddess II: Azure the Easy Way

January 21, 2019

IT pros are discovering a smarter way to manage servers.​ In this episode, Microsoft Cloud advocate Phoummala Schmitt (@ExchangeGoddess), Head Geek™ and 10-year Microsoft MVP Thomas LaRock, and Head Geek Patrick Hubbard present a special deep-dive into Azure monitoring, hybrid IT/cloud operations, and assuring …