Author Bio

Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick is the Chief Infrastructure Architect for Solliance and a 15 year veteran at Microsoft. He has an extensive background in IT Infrastructure and Operations. Dan has both architected and lead teams building and supporting some of the largest service providers in North America with as many 15,000 Windows Servers and 120 million endpoints. Dan has worked with Azure IaaS solutions extensively since 2012. He has a passion for Virtualization with deep experience leveraging Hyper-V, Vmware, and Citrix. He is also a Clustering specialist focusing on large host clusters and SQL Always On Availability Groups. Recently Dan, authored the Networking, Azure Active Directory and Containers portion of the 70-533 Exam Reference for Microsoft Press. You can follow him on Twitter @deltadan

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Dan Patrick's Recent Articles

Azure TLS certificate changes

Azure TLS certificate changes

Microsoft is making changes to their certificates and it is important to understand how these changes will impact your deployments.  Azure will...

Major Apple outage

Major Apple outage

Another day, another outage by a major cloud provider. Apple is currently experiencing a major outage which seems to be getting worse. Starting at...

Migrate to Azure DevTest Labs

Migrate to Azure DevTest Labs

Earlier this year I wrote a few new articles for the Azure Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF). One of the docs I was excited about is about Azure...

Surface Duo First Impressions

Surface Duo First Impressions

The first-ever Microsoft Android phone arrived yesterday, and I have to say I'm impressed with the device. It's been about 72 hours since I received...

Surface Duo Hardware First Look

Surface Duo Hardware First Look

The first Android phone ever to be released by Microsoft is almost upon us and it is a bold design. Let's take a look at what it gives you in terms...

Docker development VM in Azure

Docker development VM in Azure

Ever wish you had a Docker dev workstation in Azure? About two months ago, we introduced the Azure Kung Fu VM, and judging by the views of that...