Set up Azure Machine Learning Local Environment Series

Preparing your environment This blog post series will focus on how to set up ones environment for doing work in Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) using Python 3.7.3 and Jupyter notebooks for design and execution.  Python is aided by the Anaconda distribution and we employ packages such as Pandas, Numpy, […]


Azure Functions at ESPC 2019

ESPC with a dash of Azure I am happy to be back at the European SharePoint Conference (ESPC) for this 2019 and I am looking so forward to coming back to this conference this year in Prague to share my knowledge and experience in what I believe to be a […]

SharePoint Conference 2018 Recap – SPC2018

Key Take-Aways from SharePoint Conference 2018 Recap – SPC2018 I loved my time and experience at #SPC18 in the MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas. I won’t even pretend to be objective in this blog post. I welcomed the return of a SharePoint conference, and while I get the idea and […]

Windows Developer Outlook

Which works better for the modern business MacBook or PC?

Why write this post? Admittedly, I came into this post with my own ideas and answer to the question posed; Which works better for the modern business MacBook or PC?  I planned to lay out a strong case, present my own opinion and findings from over the years when I […]

Hosting your Docker in the Cloud 1

Précis In this post we will take the solution we now have working from our post here and host it in a cloud provider, in my case I will be using Microsoft Azure, but this can be just about any cloud provider, in fact if you go to Docker Cloud, […]

Renewed as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) 2017-2018 1

As the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Microsoft MVP Program evolves, current MVP’s are renewed only once per year… July 1, which is coincidently in the business world is the same as the beginning of Quarter 3 (Q3), Half 2 (H2), and beginning of year for Microsoft Fiscal and other orgs, […]

Getting MSSQL Server for Linux Squared Away 1

Précis This will be a short blog post, in part because while I WILL be communicating with this MSSQL Server for Linux Container in Docker, my means of communications will be using Entity Framework Core in my ASP.NET Core application “and” I will be using Code First approach with a […]

Getting Docker in Development Environment Squared Away 1

Précis In this blog post Docker in Development Environment we are starting off the series discussed in this blog post here.  This first volume will cover what it takes to get Docker set up in your development environment. Now this is by no means the ONLY way, this is my […]