Author Bio

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

Dan Patrick's Recent Articles

Saving Money with Azure Dev/Test Subscriptions

Saving Money with Azure Dev/Test Subscriptions

Did you know that you can have significant savings on Dev/Test environments in Azure? I'm working with the Azure Dev/Test team on a project right now, and I didn't realize exactly how much you can save. They have an offer for Dev/Test where you only pay for the price...

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs

Using Chocolatey with Azure VMs

Automate Everything. That’s my new mantra, and it should be yours... Like many of you, I’m an infrastructure guy and grew up with the crutches of...

Azure Availability Zones

Azure Availability Zones

One of the largest gaps that Azure has had when compared to the competition has been the lack of high-availability options.  The most glaring has...

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