I first blogged about IPv6 and the reasons for its slow adoption way back in 2014. A lot can change in the world of ICT over the course of five years, but interestingly the reasons for slow adoption I believe have remained somewhat constant. I've updated my post to include some new thoughts. The first … Continue reading IPv6 – slowly but surely
I've blogged before about my passion for automation and the use of ARM templating in the Azure world to eradicate the burden of dull and mundane tasks from the daily routine of system administrators for whom I do consulting for. I loath repetitive tasks, its in this space where subtle differences and inconsistency love to … Continue reading YAML it Rhymes with Camel
I've talked before about my passion for automation. I loath doing repetitive tasks and fear inconsistency whilst undertaking them. Its not that I'm lazy, I recognise that people are generally busy and sometimes its hard to maintain focus on repetitive tasks, its easy to forget a step here and there amongst everything else that’s going … Continue reading Get your Flow on. .
Ah if only all pitfalls were fun. Remember Pitfall on the Atari 2600. It was the second best selling game after Pac-Man. Pitfall Harry had to negotiate a jungle full of hazardous quicksand, rolling logs, fire and rattle snakes to recover precious treasures. Recently we did some work with a customer where they made use of … Continue reading Cross Region, Peering Pitfalls. .
Like many IT professionals I spent my early years in the industry working in customer oriented support roles. Working in a support role can be challenging. You are the interface between the people who consume IT services and the complexity of the IT department. You interact with a broad range of people who use the … Continue reading Lazy Afternoons with Azure ARM Conditionals