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Introduction to Microsoft Graph

Microsoft has been in the Cloud Business for several decades, and through that journey, has acquired tens of thousands of customers.  Microsoft is at the forefront of Artificial Intelligence development, and democratizing access to this capability.  Specifically, Microsoft is providing each of its cloud customers with access to the data they have access to, and intelligence based on it, through the Microsoft Graph. 

Tayo Adegoke by Tayo Adegoke

SPO Image Resizing and How to Format New Visual Content

One Question I have been getting asked since SharePoint Online came out is about content images. How should they be formatted? What are the dimensions of a banner image? How do the images look at different window and screen sizes?

Andrew Jordan by Andrew Jordan

SSL Certificate Basics

SSL certificates are a common part of system administration, but how much do you know about how SSL certificates work?  Sure you've installed certificates before, but what makes the client trust them?  Let's look at some of the basics to help understand how SSL certificates function and how to resolve some common types of issues.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

IoT 101: Data Flow

First, there were things. Then we created the Internet. Actually, it was actually Al Gore who claimed that he invented the Internet. Ok. thats not true. But what is true is that you can not have Internet of Things until you have data that flows from things to the internet. This blog post will help you understand the flow of data.

Lwin Maung by Lwin Maung

Creating PCB from scratch (for IoT devices)

In this blog post, we will discover how to create Printed Cricuit Boards (PCB). A custom PCB can enable you to create almost any electronic device. 

Lwin Maung by Lwin Maung

The four Ws of IoT: Who, What, Where, and Why

Tell me a company that does not want to IoT a device and I will give you a dollar -- Ok. Let's not get ahead of ourselves there. I know they exists but I am here to go over the concept of IoT and why it might matter to you (if it does not already). This blog post is go over the who, what, where, and why of this concept known to us as Internet of Things. We will discuss how in the next series of blogs. 

Lwin Maung by Lwin Maung

Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make Getting Started with Azure: #9— Not retraining or restructuring existing employees

Last time, we covered the need for a company adoption strategy in your Azure implementation journey. Here’s another roadblock you have to get past: your employees’ familiarity with your prior ways of doing things. Implementing changes without taking into consideration the need to retrain and restructure your current work dynamics can easily lead to trouble—or, at the very least, inefficiencies.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski

Active Directory Upgrades: Additional Features

Upgrading your domain and forest functional levels is a simple task once the new domain controllers are in place and the old ones are decommissioned.  But what about the features that take advantage of the upgraded functional levels?  There are two important things to do as a domain is upgraded to the 2008 and 2008 R2 functional levels: migrate SYSVOL to DFS replication and enable the AD Recycle Bin.

Although these features have been available for a long time, it’s good to revisit items like these occasionally.  Although many domains are using them, there are plenty of environments that have yet to take advantage.

Mitchell Grande by Mitchell Grande

Beer 30 - Blockchain with Mark Rentmeester

In this episode of Beer 30, Nathan sits down with Mark Rentmeester to why businesses that aren’t already considering how to use Blockchain to restructure their operations, particularly in supply chain and logistics, risk their business models becoming quickly outdated.

Nathan Lasnoski by Nathan Lasnoski