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Month: January 2017

Visit the Microsoft Cloud Platform Roadmap site to stay up to date on Azure Cloud based offerings

Visit the Microsoft Cloud Platform Roadmap site to stay up to date on Azure Cloud based offerings

Lately a client of mine has been heavily invested in Azure Logic Apps technologies and with the ever changing landscape of Azure, they were asking how they can keep up and with Microsoft’s shifting it’s priorities to cloud based offering and solutions, it’s been really hard to stay attuned with all of the cloud technologies they are releasing on a daily basis. The Azure blog along with Microsoft newsletters are a great mechanism to get some information but not a completely up to…

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Build an Azure SharePoint farm with PowerShell

Build an Azure SharePoint farm with PowerShell

This post has been updated from a previous post. If you want to build your own SharePoint 2016 in Azure, you may have noticed that SharePoint 2016 is not available in the marketplace, and you can only select the SharePoint Server 2016 trial. Instead, we can use Azure PowerShell to create our SharePoint 2016 farm. There are few benefits to using a script: Customize the farm your own way rather than using templates from the market place; and Re-use the…

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Azure Logic Apps Designer doesn’t load in the Azure Portal

Azure Logic Apps Designer doesn’t load in the Azure Portal

Seems like there is a problem with the Azure Logic Apps Designer in some versions of Internet Explorer (I use IE 11) where it just gets paused and stuck in a loop without ever loading the Azure Logic Apps Designer.  You get an endless loading screen where it is stuck and doesn’t load as such: For now, I have just switched to using Google Chrome while Microsoft works on fixing this issue.  Seems to work nicely in that browser. Hope…

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Join me in Quebec, Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa for the first ever aOS Canadian tour!

Join me in Quebec, Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa for the first ever aOS Canadian tour!

​Based on the long standing European aOS Community conference tours, the first annual Canadian aOS community tour is happening this Februrary! The aOS Canadian Tour 2017 is a conference taking place in four different Canadian cities, over the span of five days. Starting February 6th we will tour from Quebec City, to Montreal, Ottawa all the way down to Toronto with some of the most influential speakers from Europe and Canada. We are aiming at delivering over 60 sessions to…

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Join me on Feb 15th in Toronto to learn about the features in Office 365 from the ground up!

Join me on Feb 15th in Toronto to learn about the features in Office 365 from the ground up!

​Join me at Toronto SharePoint User Group (TSPUG) on Wed, Feb 15th, 2017 to learn about Office 365. Topic: Office 365 for Business demystified for the average technology and business professional Abstract: (IT Pro, End-User, Business) Are you feeling overwhelmed by the big push to move to the Office365 cloud? Are you just not up to speed on the major features, applications & technology advances to Office365 cloud that Microsoft seems to be releasing on a weekly basis (i.e. Mail, Planner,…

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Azure Logic Apps vs. Microsoft Flow

Azure Logic Apps vs. Microsoft Flow

I’ve been getting asked by some of my clients and attendees at some of my presentations on the difference between Microsoft Flow and Microsoft Azure Logic Apps. Both are integration tools that have configurable workflow actions which makes it easy to build your workflow processes to integrate with all of your enterprise applications. There are some differences though. Below is a quick summary I’ve put together on this based on the information published by Microsoft on Choosing between Flow, Logic…

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