Introducing AWS Community Builders

By Dustin Ward

I have some exciting news that I can finally share with you. This is an announcement that I’ve been holding close for some time now. A few weeks ago AWS asked a few of us to join a new program that is focused on building cools things with AWS services. The AWS Community Builders program…

Cloud Mentoring

By Dustin Ward

The cloud can be fast paced at times with new information being released daily and it can be hard to keep up if you are just getting started. I am offering time to speak with you about your cloud career aspirations. If you are interested, please use the form below to connect with me and…

HOW TO TAKE AN AWS CERTIFICATION EXAM ONLINE

By Dustin Ward

As we are currently in quarantine for the foreseeable future, you are most likely taking certification exams at home. In this blog post, I will give you a few tips and tricks on how to take an AWS certification exam at home. I recently went experienced this and I want to share my experience with…

Create alerts to proactively monitor your data factory pipelines

By Dustin Ward

Organizations can now improve operational productivity by creating alerts on data integration events (success/failure) and proactively monitor with Azure Data Factory. Data integration is complex and helps organizations combine data and business processes in hybrid data environments. The increase in volume, variety, and velocity of data has led to delays in monitoring and reacting to…

Azure Stack IaaS

By Dustin Ward

Azure Stack at its core is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform When we discuss Azure Stack with our customers, they see the value in Azure Stack providing cloud-native capabilities to their datacenters. They see the opportunity to modernize their apps and address the unique solutions Azure Stack can deliver, but they often pause as they ponder…

Implement message-based communication workflows with Azure Service Bus

By Dustin Ward

Write C# code in a custom application that sends and receives messages using Azure Service Bus topics and queues. In this module, you will: Choose whether to use Service Bus queues, topics, or relays to communicate in a distributed application Configure an Azure Service Bus namespace in an Azure subscription Create a Service Bus topic…