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Overview of tools, templates and assessments that can be used together with Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework

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[Video Podcast] Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework - Part 4: Governance (Azure)

I just released a new video where I talk about the Cloud Adoption Framework from the Governance point of view. If you want to find more about what are the tools that can support us during data migration and how to identify the Azure Services that best fit your needs you can check the video.

[Video Podcast] Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework - Part 3: Data Migration (Azure)

I just released a new video where I talk about Cloud Adoption Framework from Data point of view. If you want to find more about what are the tools that can support us during data migration and how to identify the Azure Services that best fit your needs you can check the video.

[Post Event] DPS 2020, December

 In the first week of December, I had the amazing opportunity to deliver a session during DPS 2020 . The session that I delivered was about overengineering the cloud when serverless and microservices are used to build a line of business applications.  More information about the session can be found below. Title : THE MONSTER UNDER THE BED – OVERENGINEERING THE CLOUD Abstract : Nowdays, every new project that we start is around microservices. You cannot build anymore a simple solution that goes in production in 2 week time. Many times we grow the project complexity because of the current IT trends without thinking about what we need. The focus of the session is around microservices and what is the impact of it during development, automation and operation phase. The purpose is to identify the balance between the size, number and complexity of the services taking into account the delivery time and budget, especially during the first iterations. Slides :  THE MONSTER UNDER THE BED – OV

[Post Event] Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Modernizing Web Applications and Data event, Nov 2020

 At the end of November, I had the opportunity to be part of Q&A team for Microsoft Azure Virtual Training Day: Modernizing Web Applications and Data event. It is all the time a pleasure to be part of a Q&A team because it is easier to understand what attendees are expecting to discover related to different topics. 

Tools, templates and assessments for the Manage phase of CAF (Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework)

  Microsoft is offering an excellent framework to support cloud migration and adoption process – Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF)   The framework defined an iterative process with the following phases: Define Strategy Plan Ready Adopt Govern Manage For each of them, Cloud Adoption Framework (CAF) provides us a list of templates, tools, and assessment mechanisms that can help us to improve the adoption and migration process. Let's take a look at the ones for  Manage. Azure Well-Architected Review Location:  https://docs.microsoft.com/ro-ro/assessments/?mode=pre-assessment&session=5808468b-ad86-4eeb-8332-04bb584d418f   It enables us to analyze and assess our current cloud architecture from Azure best practices point of view. For each area where there is space for improvements, the tool provides us a list of recommendations that can be used to improve our cloud solution.  The architecture dimensions that can be assessed are: Cost Optimization : An effective architecture ac