Getting started with Azure IoT Hub

Azure IoT Hub provides a cloud-hosted back-end that allows you to connect virtually any device. Azure IoT hub lets you configure per-device authentication, built-in device management, and scaled provisioning. In this blog post we are going to configure and connect an Azure IoT device simulator to Azure IoT hub. Prerequisites Azure Subscription Create your Azure […]

Azure AI-900 Exam Study Guide

Last week I passed Microsoft’s Azure AI-900 Certification exam and thought it would be helpful to share my experience. This exam is designed to test foundational knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning workloads and how to implement them in Azure. There are no prerequisites for this exam, but some Azure and general programming experience is helpful.

Google Cloud Platform: Going Serverless

In my previous blog post, I discussed setting up your Google Cloud account. In this post, I want to look at the various serverless options available on Google Cloud. Google Cloud provides several different choices for you to build, develop, and deploy your serverless functions and applications. These products allow you focus on development without […]

Google Cloud Platform: Getting Started

This blog post begins a new series on Google Cloud. In this series, we will start by setting up your Google Cloud account, creating a budget and configuring billing alerts, exploring the console and cloud shell and creating a new user. To help get you started, Google provides a $300 credit and up to 90 […]

Passing the Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification Exam

Last week I passed the Python Institute’s Certified Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification exam.  The exam is part of Python Institute’s certification path for the Python programming language which also includes both associate and professional level certifications.  The exam is comprised of 30 questions and is delivered in a non-proctored online format with a 45 minute […]

Kusto Query Language 101

Recently I’ve started spending more time using Azure Sentinel and I wanted to get up to speed on the Kusto Query Language. This is a collection of my ‘Kusto Query Language 101’ learnings. What is Kusto Query Language(KQL)? KQL is a read-only language similar to SQL that’s used to query large datasets in Azure.  Unlike […]