Category: Microsoft Azure

  • Avoiding Bill Shock

    Avoiding Bill Shock

    One of the great advantages of a service like Microsoft Azure is its scale. I don’t have to worry about ordering a physical server, setting it up, and living in fear that the cleaner might accidentally unplug it so they can use their vacuum cleaner. At the click of a button I can provision anything […]

  • How To Move Small Business Server to Microsoft Azure

    Remember 2010? In technology terms, 2010 was a century ago. Yet, plenty of small businesses around the world still run applications and servers from that era today. Microsoft’s Small Business Server 2011 is just one example. 2010 also marks an important milestone in the development of the modern “cloud” we use today as it’s the year […]

  • How To Build a Q&A bot with zero code in less than an hour!

    (This is version 2, updated with more detail and screenshots. I’ll continue to revise this post with more detail about each step if I find gaps in the guide. You should find there’s enough signposting for you to get started.) It’s just gone 5:00am where I am in Seattle, WA. I fly home later tonight […]

  • How To Price An Azure Solution

    How To Price An Azure Solution

    One of my most frequently asked questions is “how to price an Azure solution?”. I must get asked at least 3 times a week, often more. It’s a task that everyone who begins their journey to Microsoft Azure must go through and it is easier than you think. Change of mindset required Many Microsoft partners […]