Welcome to my world of blogs…

Though it is quite a small one, hope to make it bigger with your valuable feedback and support.

Blogging is something I had longed to do, I wish this would help me stay connected to the tech world and share my thoughts…

  • CHANGE is the New Standard for the Cloud Adoption

    February 12, 2021 by

    What are the standards we should follow when we move on to Public Cloud? We often get this questions during the Public Cloud conversations with different stakeholders. I would say ‘Change’ should be standard. Ahh…What? Be ready to accept a Change Be ready to execute a Change. Be ready to prepare for future Changes. The… Read more

  • What makes you a great presenter ? Confidence

    December 5, 2020 by

    Confidence makes you a good presenter. So, what gets you confidence? It is information, the more you know… the more you build the confidence. Let me write today my story how I developed presentation skills. Now a days I do lot of presentations to clients across the world. It is mostly around technical stuff predominately… Read more

  • What is Cloud Speed? How Do We Accelerate?

    December 2, 2020 by

    We often hear “We want to achieve Cloud Speed” when we talk about deployment and management of Public Cloud. What does that mean? A VM can be deployed in few minutes in Public Cloud so the question is “why do you take longer time to start managing that?”. It is an interesting question, isn’t it?… Read more

  • Azure App Service vNET integration – What you need to know..

    December 2, 2020 by

    Azure App Service supports connecting to Application (App) Server and Database (DB) Server hosted in Azure VM or on-premise server using vNET integration that is part of App Service Plan(ASP). You get such scenarios often if you are migrating your applications landscape to Azure from on-premise. You will have different scenarios like shared DBs or… Read more

  • Review of Preview – vNET Peering Support for Azure Bastion

    November 29, 2020 by

    Much awaited, Badly wanted but was missing from long time. It is now Public Preview…Thanks Microsoft for adding it now. One of the reasons why I was staying away from recommending customers the Azure Bastion primarily because of this missing feature. I think it is the time to change my mind and recommend Azure Bastion… Read more

  • All about Azure Reservation – Azure SQL Database

    August 20, 2020 by

    Let’s focus on Azure SQL Database reservation today. If you have not read my other blog posts on VM, please read it here. You can save cost on SQL costs with Azure reserved capacity. It covers both for Azure SQL database and SQL Managed Instance.  You must be owner of the subscription or EA admin… Read more

  • All About Azure Reservation – Disks

    April 12, 2020 by

    We talked about Azure Reservation for VM in my previous blog post. If you have not read it already, I suggest you to read it. The VM RI discounts applicable only to the VM infrastructure cost but it does not include disks or storage used. Azure Disk Storage reservations combined with Azure reserved VM instances… Read more

  • All About Azure Reservation – Storage

    April 12, 2020 by

    Let me try bring some insight on Azure storage reservations. If you have not read my previous blog posts on VM reserved instance, please read it here. You can save on storage cost for blob data with Azure Storage reserved capacity. It covers both for block blobs and Data Lake Gen2.  You must be owner… Read more

  • Covid 19 – The Monster and the little Boy

    March 28, 2020 by

    There lived a monster in a tiny village. Several Men tried to fight the monster. When they attack the Monster with Swords, it grabbed the weapon and pulled out another one twice as sharp, large and attacked them back. It continued regardless of any methods they tried to fight the monster. However, one day a… Read more

  • Tips when you Work From Home

    March 26, 2020 by

    Work from home is nothing new for us, but amid Covid 19 outbreak we are forced to WFH now. It is our responsibility to exercise social distancing to break the chain and at the same time we need to support our company and our customers. I have been doing the WFH from more than a… Read more

  • Are You Automating Too Much?

    February 25, 2020 by

    Is it a repeated task? Does it save time during deployment (like saving down time) Does it avoid human error? Does it bring standardization in repeated tasks? I have seen engineers trying to codify everything which might waste hours of time or days, but it could have done in few minutes vs hours vs days.… Read more

  • Different connectivity methods for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    February 21, 2020 by

    I am writing this blog to explain different methods for connecting Azure Database for PostgreSQL server those who knows Azure but never worked in PostgreSQL. So, I will not be explaining how to manage databases but managing the PaaS from the portal. You may review details of this PaaS service from the Microsoft documentation to… Read more

  • Review of GA – Azure Bastion Host

    January 6, 2020 by

    I am starting my 2020 year with the review of Azure Bastion Host. It was welcoming to see Microsoft introducing the Azure Bastion Host. It allows you to connect to your VMs without having public IP configured on the VM. I had reviewed the preview of this in my blog last year. I suggest you… Read more

  • Bring a Smile, Make it part of your corporate lifestyle.

    December 15, 2019 by

    A small help can bring smile on someone’s face. Doesn’t matter how big or small, what matters is we do it. How can we make it part of our life style? Let’s decide that we will donate something when we achieve something in our life. Example, when you get a salary increment or bonus or… Read more

  • Everybody Sells – An Architect view

    December 14, 2019 by

    It is not always the salesman’s responsibility to sell. I think the delivery team is well placed to sell once the contract is signed. I have been working as architect from quite some time, so I think it is better I talk about this as a Architect.   I think an Architect is naturally placed… Read more

  • Cultivate a fearless culture in the organization

    October 19, 2019 by

    Every failure is lot of learning and learning is key for the success.  Question is can we not learn without the failure, may be. But failure is not bad if you don’t stop there. You have seen this subject already in many articles on this I do not want to talk about it but I… Read more

  • Egg or Chicken first? I don’t care.. I eat both

    October 19, 2019 by

    Do you see your ideas are not accepted by your management because you are not so experienced as others? If yes, I think it is not right.  Experience always play good role in taking decisions and selecting a solution which is right but that should not be limiting in accepting ideas from others. I just… Read more

  • Azure Regions Explored

    August 31, 2019 by

    Switzerland North is available only for selected customers now. Contact support for creating the resources, Switzerland West is reserved for customers requiring in country disaster recovery. You may need to contact Azure Support for creating the resources. I hope this blog helps you. Please provide your comments on improving this below page. Thank for showing… Read more

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