Evaluating Azure Ampere Altra Based VM’s

They are finally here. As I pen this article in September of 2022, Azure finally has ARM based (aarch64) compute to compliment the slew of x86 offerings in the form of Intel and AMD SKU’s, which all add to increase the completeness of vision within the Microsoft Cloud. It’s not often I comment on new … Read more

Part 2 – Infrastructure Cost Optimisation In The Cloud – Practical Design Steps For Architects and Developers

Did you miss part one of this one of this multi part series on ‘Cost Optimisation’? In part 2 of this multi-part blog series, I am going to cover, as per the title ‘Infrastructure’, but that’s a pretty wide remit. Stay tuned for further posts where I cover more progressive infrastructure topics, but in this … Read more

Presentation: Automation and Scale On Azure – An Introduction To ARM Templates

I recently had the pleasure to present an Azure ARM templates 101 to Melbourne Infrastructure Coders. I want to thank all of those who attended, David  Lutz (@dlutzy) and Matthew Jones (@geekle) for facilitating and REA for the use of their facilities. My presentation, Automation and Scale On Azure – An Introduction To ARM Templates, … Read more