Phoummala Schmitt

Azure Policy Initiatives vs Azure Policies: When should I use one over the other?

A question I often get asked is what’s the difference between Azure policy and Azure initiatives. Why would I use one over the other? In typical IT fashion I answer with “it depends”.  This blog will answer those questions by review both azure services and the use cases for each. Before we start answering the […]

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Inventory Dashboards Using the Power of Azure Resource Graph

The way human brain processes information, using something such as chart, makes it easier to visualize large amounts of data rather during to understand it through a PowerShell output or excel spreadsheet. Seeing your Azure resources visually can help you make better decisions on how to manage your environment, identify risks and areas of improvement.

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IT Governance: Everyone needs it even when they think they don’t

Accelerate. Speed. Velocity. Businesses need to be agile. They need to quickly adopt to new business trends or else they are behind the game. What does everyone do? They start running… Accelerating your business to achieve success is a must but often the need to accelerate causes lapses in controls to meet compliance and regulation

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Tips & Tricks for Azure File Shares

As with any technology, when you first get started there are sometimes some bumps to getting the setup or installation correct. Those DOH moment. No matter how many times you read the administrators installation guide there may be some items that are missing that wasn’t included in the documentation or a particular scenario not thought

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