I’m speaking at Experts Live Asia Pacific 2017

You can download my slide here. Also go to pre-order my upcoming book about Azure IaaS Defense in depth from Amazon here I’m humbly excited to be chosen a speaker at the Largest System Management and Cloud conference in Asia Pacific named ExpertsLive Asia Pacific….

Pay-As-You-Go on Azure is no longer available as of Feb 1, 2017

Richard Smith, Microsoft’s General Manager in Commercial Licensing sector just announced the cancellation of Pay-As-You-Go model in Azure for new customers. They have to go through Microsoft certified Cloud Service Provider programme. Existing customers shall still be able to use Pay-As-You-Go through MPSA (Microsoft Products…

Azure AD Application Proxy does not support WebSocket protocol

If you are familiar with Web Application Proxy in Windows Server 2012/2016, Azure AD Application Proxy should not be your surprise. Microsoft builds it to allow you to securely set up a remote access to your application which you do not want to publish over…

Office Web Apps & Azure

Office Web Apps is an added value to every collaboration deployment, especially if you like to use SharePoint with business intelligence features. Dashboard on Excel rendered on browser, for example, gives your boss the most out of experience. I’ve recently seen several cases of Office…

Explore Azure SQL Database AdventureWork sample in PowerBI

One of the tasks of a consultant is to build a proof-of-concept sample or a demonstration to showcase the customer. I was asked today by a friend of mine about the sample Azure SQL Database and PowerBI integration to demonstrate the powerful capability of Azure…

How do you practically get started with Microsoft Azure?

I’ve been asked a lot from my colleagues and friends on how to get started with Microsoft Azure. I believe that if you do Google search, you will get hundred millions of results.  Ironically there are almost guide on how to create a trial Azure…

SharePoint in Azure IaaS

I was really delighted to be a speaker at the Global Azure Bootcamp Singapore 2016 held a couple of weeks ago. In this event, I talked about planning and deploying SharePoint farm in Microsoft Azure with the primary focus on Microsoft Azure IaaS v2. If…

What I have been doing these day!

Many friends of mine and my avid blog reader have asked me on what I have been doing these days because it’s been 5 months since I wrote the latest article about Udemy. My immediate answer is that I’m still doing SharePoint stuffs but pretty…

3 reasons why Microsoft Azure fits for your start-up

Since Satya Nadella was positioned on the hottest chair at Microsoft, there have been lots of opportunities for entrepreneur-minded people who want to make something happen in life.  A to-do list containing what you need to prepare initially coming to your desk one day makes…