Cloud Computing



As part of some work I recently undertook, I developed a number of “cheat sheets” which are often introduced into trade studies to try and apply a “like for like” comparison across competing services.  Amazon Web Services is a comprehensive ecosystem of cloud services, and there are many different service […]

Amazon Web Services – Cheat Sheet


Introduction There’s no doubt that we are living in a highly connected era, partially driven by an ever expanding consumption model where technology is sustained by a growing list of different models and service providers.  The established, old world, architecture which used to define a monolithic corporate IT infrastructure is […]

Federated Identity & The Enterprise – Part 1




Well-Architected for Security: Advanced Session : Level 300 Ankush Chowdhary, Head of Security, Risk and Compliance, Professional Services, Amazon Web Services ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information might be slightly unstructured, […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Well-Architected for Security: Advanced Session


Cost Optimizing Your Architecture: Practical Design Steps For Developer Savings : Level 300 Simon Elisha, Head of Solution Architecture, ANZ Public Sector, Amazon Web Services ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Cost Optimizing Your Architecture: Practical Design ...




Notes from the AWS Summit Keynote, 30/8/2017 ** Note: These are notes taken from various sessions and the keynote of the 2017 AWS Public Sector Summit held in Canberra, Australia.  The information might be slightly unstructured, and the photos might be a bit raw. Sessions: https://aws.amazon.com/summits/canberra-public-sector/sessions/ Detailed: https://pages.awscloud.com/rs/112-TZM-766/images/Canberra_Global_Summit_V4.pdf Keynote Presenters: […]

AWS Summit 2017 – Keynote





Introduction We’re finally here, and luckily for me, Microsoft has published an updated version of the  Azure Stack – Technical Preview 2.  I was unhappy with the performance of my original configuration (relying far too heavily on iSCSI), so I blew away my first (successful) deployment and reconfigured my server […]

Deploying the Azure Stack Technical Preview 2 – Part 1


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Today I attended a Federal Government briefing at the Microsoft offices in Canberra. The agenda covered a wide area of topics, all relevant to Government and other sectors.  These are my raw notes, taken during each session.  I apologise in advance if they appear incoherent; I was put to task […]

Microsoft Federal Government Briefing – September 2016



CRM User Group – Unstructured Notes Noticeboard AppSource – online store built by solution providers, provide domain functionality as add-on CRM Ideas – http://crmideas.dynamics.comA bit like connect, but CRM focused.  Add suggestions; community focused; vote on requests (like connect).  More focus from the product team H2 Release – CRM Roadmap.  […]

Canberra CRM User Group – August 2016


Upgrading from Dynamics CRM 2011 to Dynamics CRM 2016 Microsoft Canberra  29/4 As Dynamics CRM 2011 rapidly approaches end of life, many organisations are looking at potential upgrade paths.  Dynamics  CRM 2016, the most recent version, was released in December 2015 and represents significant benefit over previous editions.  This presentation […]

CRM 2016 – Notes From Presentation