Category Archives: OMS

4 October 2017 - 01:07 PM

  Hi all, I’m guest blogging today, on the back of Experts Live Europe where I presented a session on using APIs and Azure Functions to develop the DevOps Toolkit of the Future. Azure Functions are one of the best ways to get automation into and around your datacentre. Why? Because you can use them in a full cloud infrastructure, hybrid scenarios, or as standalone automation tools. I recommend following Ryan’s blog at for advanced tips on this topic. I want to get you started on creating your first Azure Function App as a basis for upcoming posts

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13 September 2017 - 02:46 PM

Hey Guys! If you don’t know me, my names Ryan and I am one of the Automation specialists at itnetX. I have my own blog over at but I’m guest writing today to start showing you everything I know about Azure Functions.   They aren’t that new anymore but I still think they are a well underutilized part of Azure and something that isn’t blogged about enough. They cost almost nothing to run, they are so easy to use when building process workflows and the fact you can run them on-prem like Azure Runbooks makes it even easier

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With the beginning of this year Microsoft Inspire conference (formerly Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference – WPC) the long-awaited Microsoft Azure Stack became GA and is now orderable from hardware vendors. But before you order your own Azure Stack instance it’s important to know what Azure Stack exactly is and if it makes even sense for you. The continued Cloud OS Vision (Source: Microsoft) Long, long time ago, about 4 years ago, together with the release of Windows Server and System Center 2012 R2, Microsoft came up with the vision to give the customers a platform which is consistent to

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16 June 2017 - 04:09 PM

The world is changing fast around us and so is the technology. In our case we are heading into a large project that might take more than a year for an Internet facing Solution. Taking a mixed team (strong engineering focus, small amount of experienced Developers, some external Developers and Testers) on the route to DevOps is a multi-step process. This blog post describes some examples of our challenges and how we solved them. I want to start on how to approach such a project and a lot on our usage of Team Foundation Services and Visual Studio. Setting

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