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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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Azure Kung Fu Toolkit

Azure Kung Fu Toolkit

Welcome to Az Kung Fu, grasshopper! Scripting is the only way to ensure that your environments are the same every time and remove the risk of human...

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Azure DevOps Saves Our Eyes!

With one simple tweet, Buck Hodges of Microsoft gave us what we have all been waiting for: less eye strain.  Microsoft pushed changes to Azure...

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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