V010 - Weekly Technology Vlog #10

V010 - Weekly Technology Vlog #10

In this video, Chris lays out his tenth weekly technology vlog update talking about TBC.

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Scheduled Mon, Mar 8, 2021

30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

30 - The Cache Aside Pattern (Optimise your caching approach!)

Have you implemented caching within your application? Need to maintain consistency between your cache and the data in your underlying store? Or maybe you haven’t adopted caching yet, and intrigued on what patterns you could use to do so? Then take a look in this session as Chris explores how …

Architecture Hugo Static content

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Scheduled Fri, Mar 12, 2021

V011 - Weekly Technology Vlog #11

V011 - Weekly Technology Vlog #11

In this video, Chris lays out his eleventh weekly technology vlog update talking about TBC.

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Scheduled Mon, Mar 15, 2021

29 - The Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns

Chris Reddington Peter Piper

Published on Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Architecture APIs Cloud Design Patterns Security

Have a need to update a legacy application to use cloud concepts such as retry, circuit breaker or other features? Then the ambassador or sidecar patterns may be for you! Join Peter and Chris as they continue their journey exploring Cloud Design Patterns. In this session, they discuss the Sidecar and Ambassador Patterns.

CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

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CGN2 - Cloud Gaming Notes Episode 2 - Matchmaking Services

Ever thought about what it takes to host a game in the Cloud? Well, this is the series for you! On the first Wednesday of every month, we explore Cloud Concepts that impact your journey to a connected multiplayer gaming experience! In this second session, we’ll play some Halo and talk about …

Architecture Gaming

Cloud gaming notes

Chris Reddington Lee Williams Published on Wed, Mar 3, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 2

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 2

Hopefully by now you’ve had a chance to read part 1 of this series, which explains why you may be interested in using GPG keys to sign your commits. Congratulations on getting to the second part! In part two, we’re going to focus on how I worked through setting up GPG in my Windows …

Technology DevOps Git Security

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 3, 2021

V009 - Weekly Technology Vlog #9 (1 year of Cloud With Chris, Azure Retirements, Microsoft Ignite)

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V009 - Weekly Technology Vlog #9 (1 year of Cloud With Chris, Azure Retirements, Microsoft Ignite)

In this video, Chris recaps over the last week, including The GitHub & GPG Keys blog series, his webinar with SquaredUp on Application Observability in a distributed world and the Introduction to Landing Zones, where he was joined by Karim Fahmy. This week, it’s Microsoft Ignite, so keep a …

Podcast Ignite Conference AKS Architecture Patterns Azure Community

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Mar 1, 2021

28 - Intro to Landing Zones

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28 - Intro to Landing Zones

Heard about something called a Landing Zone, and think you need a helicopter ready to use it? Not quite! In this session, Chris is joined by Karim Fahmy as they discuss an introduction to Azure Landing Zones and how they underpin some of the core cloud foundations (e.g. governance, networking, core …

Architecture APIs Cloud Foundations

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Karim Fahmy Published on Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Application Observability in a Distributed World

Webinar

Application Observability in a Distributed World

Join Chris Reddington, Senior FastTrack for Azure Engineer at Microsoft for this Azure Management Talk webinar. Chris will provide an overview of Application Insights and how it slots into the wider Azure Monitoring ecosystem. We will explore Alerts, Metrics, Queries, Dashboards, Workbooks and more, …

Application Observability Application Insights Monitoring

Chris Reddington Occured on Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 1

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Using GPG Keys to sign Git Commits - Part 1

For a while now, I’ve been using GPG Keys to sign my Git Commits to prove that my commits on GitHub are genuine and from me. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been inspired by a couple of colleagues (Kudos to Adrian and Julie if you’re reading this) to dig out my YubiKey and use these …

Technology DevOps Git Security

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Feb 24, 2021

V008 - Weekly Technology Vlog #8 (Changing Role, Guest Appearances, LOTS of Azure News)

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V008 - Weekly Technology Vlog #8 (Changing Role, Guest Appearances, LOTS of Azure News)

In this video, Chris recaps the events over the last week, including his transition from FastTrack for Azure Engineer into a Cloud Solution Architect, The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern and being “In Conversation with” JonnyChipz and the relaunch of Azure Thames Valley! This …

Career Cloud Community Azure JonnyChipz Azure Thames Valley

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Feb 22, 2021

Jonnychipz - In Conversation with Chris Reddington

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Jonnychipz - In Conversation with Chris Reddington

Mr Chris Reddington talks to us about his life as a Microsoft Azure Fast Track Engineer and some of the pain points he helps Customer navigate. We discuss DevOps and Infrastructure as Code as well as key skills needed for this modern IT world we now live in and more!

Architecture DevOps GitHub Learn Cloud

Chris Reddington Occured on Fri, Feb 19, 2021

27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

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27 - The Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern (Optimise for Cost!)

Have you deployed your application in a way that it needs compute dedicated for each instance? Perhaps you have an app which could be deployed as a Software as a Service/multi-tenanted app, but still have a deployment per tenant? Well, find out how the Compute Resource Consolidation Pattern could be …

Architecture Cost

Architecting for the cloud, one pattern at a time

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Feb 19, 2021

The Past Four Years

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The Past Four Years

For the past four years, I’ve been part of a team at Microsoft called FastTrack for Azure (FTA). FastTrack for Azure is part of Azure Engineering’s Customer Experience Team, focused on successfully on boarding customers on a project-by-project basis as they bring production workloads …

Technology Podcasting Setup

Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Feb 19, 2021