The Soldier of Fortune

Musing on Microsoft Digital Transformation

My upcoming book about Azure IaaS Defense in Depth

If you are an avid reader of my blog, you may realize that every recent article related to Azure IaaS…

Building a mixed cloud model for SharePoint – Part 2

In previous article, you created a SharePoint 2016 virtual machine by given built-in template. You were also introduced about Azure…

Building a mixed cloud model for SharePoint – Part 1

If you follow my community activities and my blog, you surely know about my advocate of deploying a SharePoint farm…

Connect to Azure AD using Microsoft Account with PowerShell

Microsoft Account is considered not an internal account given to Microsoft employee. Microsoft account is associated to external services such…

Notes on changing Azure VM size

One of the characteristics of cloud computing is agility. Agility means how rapidly you can provision cloud resources and how…

A quick review of 2017

2017 to me was another year of personal and professional growth, and surely an exciting year. From exploring my personal…

A little more about hardened Azure VM deployment

One of my Azure security related articles provided step-by-step guidance on how to use Azure Automation with Desired State Configuration…

My recorded presentation talking about digital transformation with Azure Cognitive

Last month I delivered my presentation at Vietnam Japan Cloud Developer 2017. With a commendable effort, Noro-san – the organizer…

Comprehensive checklist for SharePoint 2016 offline setup

If you have ever set up SharePoint farm without Internet, you probably know how challenging it is. Because you don’t…

Keys to SharePoint Server 2016 Planning on Microsoft Azure

Planning for SharePoint Server 2016 can be challenging due to lack of Microsoft documentation. If the purpose is experiment with…

Hardened Azure Virtual Machine Deployment

During my time working with the Government Cloud, I recognized that every on-boarding virtual machine after successfully provisioned needed to…

My slide deck at Vietnam Japan Cloud Developer 2017

I was humbly delighted to be a guest speaker at the very first event named Vietnam Japan Cloud Developer 2017…

My slide deck at SharePoint Saturday Paris 2017

I was humbly delighted to be a speaker at SharePoint Saturday Paris 2017 last week. The main topic I shared…

Search Paused for External Request due to FIPS

An engineer from one of my customers today paused Search but couldn’t resume it. Every time when he resumed the…

Security Monitoring In Azure IaaS Resources

Security threats are very hard to detect and defend today. In one of my┬ápast blog articles, I pointed out security…

Quick look at Microsoft Azure nested virtualization

During my work and evangelism with not only customers but also Microsoft geeks surrounding me, I’ve been asked if I’ve…

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