Update User Defined Routes for Azure Datacenters with Azure Automation

When you have a virtual network running in Azure which has been connected to an on-premises network using a VPN or ExpressRoute, the default routing behaviour for all VMs in that virtual network is that all traffic to and from the VMs routes over the connection to the on-premises network.

This makes sense as a […]

New Pluralsight course published – Getting Productive with Chef Cookbooks

My latest Pluralsight course has just gone live – Getting Productive with Chef Cookbooks.

Check it out at www.pluralsight.com/courses/chef-cookbooks-getting-productive.

This is my second course for Pluralsight and the second course on Chef – it builds on the lab environment developed in the first course, called Planning and Installing Chef, which you can access at www.pluralsight.com/courses/chef-planning-installing.

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My first Pluralsight course published – Planning and Installing Chef

I’m very pleased to be able to announce that my first Pluralsight course – Planning and Installing Chef – has gone live and is available online in the Pluralsight course library!

The course is written more from the perspective of an infrastructure specialist, rather than a developer. In it, we go through the process of […]

Presenting on Chef and Docker at Midwest Management Summit 2015

I’m really excited to announce that I will be presenting at this year’s Midwest Management Summit in Minnesota!

I’ll be presenting a couple of sessions, both with a strong emphasis on infrastructure-as-code:

Infrastructure with Chef: Get it right first time, every time

Chef gives us a comprehensive framework to define and deploy the desired end-state […]

Presenting on Puppet Enterprise at the Global Azure Bootcamp

The Global Azure Bootcamp is a free, day-long event focussed completely on everything Azure – if you’re an IT Pro, Developer or DevOps engineer, the latest and greatest Azure information will be on show for your consumption.

In 2014, the Global Azure Bootcamp was run across 136 locations in 54 countries. Not bad, but this […]