Infrastructure


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





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



Introduction Recently I created an architecture which saw K2 Smartform Runtime components deployed and configured in a separate Active Directory forest from the relevant K2 Blackpearl server.  This architecture aligns with the security and enterprise architecture principals for one of my Government clients. All of the client’s environments are all […]

Installing K2 Blackpearl Smartforms Runtime in a separate Active Directory ...