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Andrew Connell and Chris Johnson come together to share their insights and experience from the perspective of developers on the latest news, notes, commentary and listener questions on Microsoft cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and SharePoint.

Andrew Connell and Chris Johnson come together to share their insights and experience from the perspective of developers on the latest news, notes, commentary and listener questions on Microsoft cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and SharePoint.
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Andrew Connell and Chris Johnson come together to share their insights and experience from the perspective of developers on the latest news, notes, commentary and listener questions on Microsoft cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and SharePoint.




Episode 325 | Surviving Microsoft Ignite + Cloud News From Microsoft and AWS

In this 325th episode, AC and CJ share some of their tips for surviving the upcoming Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando, FL and catch up on some cloud news from Microsoft and AWS. News Microsoft launches new open-source projects around Kubernetes and microservices.NET Core 3.0 concludes the .NET Framework API porting project Support for Office 2010 is ending—get current with Office 365 ProPlusAnnouncing the general availability of Desktop AnalyticsMigration Complete – Amazon’s Consumer...


Episode 324 | Azure DevOps, Sentinel GA and Azure in a Backpack

This week AC and CJ dive into news from Azure and discuss Hugo, Ignite, Facebook, Slack and more. News Azure Microsoft Unveils Battery-Powered Version of Azure That Fits in a BackpackUser assignment based billing, default access level and daily billing - Sprint 158 UpdateAzure Sentinel general availability: A modern SIEM reimagined in the cloudAnnouncing Azure Storage Explorer 1.10.0Introducing the preview of direct-upload to Azure managed disks Slack/Teams/Facebook Facebook’s Slack...


Episode 323 | Interview With CircleCI & New Support for Windows

In this episode, AC and CJ sit down with the CEO of CircleCI, Rob Zuber, to talk about the latest feature they’ve added to their service: support for Windows! Guest Rob Zuber - CTO, CircleCI CircleCIRob on TwitterRob on LinkedIn News CircleCIIntroducing Windows support on CircleCIWhy CircleCI is a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cloud-Native Continuous Integration Tools, Q3 2019: speed, scale, security, and complianceDevSecOps and CircleCI orbs: secure your CI/CD pipeline Picks AC’s...


Episode 322 | Cutting Cloud Costs and Cloud Competition

In this episode, AC and CJ find a few cloud cost-cutting and competitive news bits in a slow news week, share some updates on plans for Ignite 2019 and a few picks. News ShareGate OvercastGoogle to invest €3 billion expanding European data centresInside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill GatesCould Microsoft Teams be the end of Slack? Picks AC’s Pick GitHub: Jay Phelps CJ’s Pick Oops


Episode 321 | New Azure Price Reductions, Features, Goodies, and More News

In this 321st episode, AC and CJ get you caught up on some new price reductions and features from Azure, a Microsoft acquisition and a new tool for SharePoint developers. News Azure Kubernetes Service is now available in Azure GovernmentUpgrade all Kubernetes 1.10.x clusters to a supported version by October 25, 2019Azure CDN feature updatesData transfer from Azure Origins to Azure CDN from Microsoft is now free of chargeWe’re making Azure Archive Storage better with new lower...


Episode 320 | Discussing AC's SharePoint Framework 2019 Summer Wish List

In this episode, AC & CJ discuss a recent blog post AC published that’s received a lot of attention, both outside & inside Microsoft. What is it? His summer 2019 wish list for the SharePoint Framework. Banter Stripe Corporate Credit CardTrump adviser asked why Microsoft won’t help the government spy on people according to new book News NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 MillionWunderlist founder offers to buy back app from MicrosoftSync Up - A OneDrive PodcastAndrew Connell: SharePoint...


Episode 319 | Microsoft Clouds & Hurricane Clouds

In this episode, while CJ travels Denmark, he catches up on AC’s status with Hurricane Dorian and discusses some recent news in the cloud space! News Microsoft acquires cloud migration startup Movere to help companies transition to AzureLatency is the new currency of the Cloud: Announcing 31 new Azure edge sitesAzure Cost Management updates – August 2019Beyond the printed form: Unlocking insights from documents with Form RecognizerA Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade...


Episode 318 | Catching Up on the Latest Cloud News

AC and CJ discuss botnets, Azure, Microsoft Graph, Windows, shells and more in this action and news packed episode. Tune in for some great picks and remember, if you love the show please leave us a review on iTunes or Google Play! News Cops Hijack Botnet, Remotely Wipe Malware From 850,000 ComputersThe dark art of prioritization and more: Tech leaders weigh in on software qualityWe had issues with Monzo on 29th July. Here’s what happened, and what we did to fix it.A chip made with carbon...


Episode 317 | Live From SharePoint Fest Seattle Azure DevOps

In this episode, AC & CJ record a live show straight from the SharePoint Fest conference in Seattle, Washington. After covering some of the news, they dive into a feature exploration in Azure Dev Ops. News Announcing the general availability of Azure Ultra Disk StorageImproving Azure Virtual Machines resiliency with Project TardigradeAnnouncing the preview of GitHub Actions for AzureAzure Sphere’s customized Linux-based OSAnnouncing the general availability of Python support in Azure...


Episode 316 | We've Got a New Site!

In this episode, AC and CJ discuss the new Microsoft Cloud Show website they launched this week! News HUGOAC: Moved This Site to HugoAC: Hosting Hugo on AzureAC: Automated Hugo Releases With Azure DevopsMicrosoft: Static website hosting in Azure StorageMicrosoft: Tutorial - Use Azure CDN to enable a custom domain with SSL for a static website


Episode 315 | Catch Up on the Latest Microsoft Azure Office 365 News

AC and CJ are back as a dynamic duo this week’s to cover the recent goings-on in Azure, Office 365 and more. News Advancing Microsoft Azure reliabilityAzure Container Registry—Support for scheduling in Container Registry TasksAzure Monitor for containers with Prometheus now in previewAzure Blob lifecycle management is now available in all Azure regionsWe’re making Azure Archive Storage better with new lower pricingAnnouncing general availability for the Azure Security Center for IoTAzure...


Episode 314 | Azure Is the New Mainframe With Steve Steuart

In this episode, AC sits down with Steve Steuart, CTO with Astadia, to explore the growing business and Microsoft’s interest in migrating companies from mainframes to the cloud! Guest Steve Steuart, CTO, Astadia News Azure is the new mainframe | Azure FridayInspire: Super-charge your Microsoft Azure business through datacenter transformation and workload migrationsIBM Mainframe to Microsoft Azure Reference ArchitectureMainframe Modernization: The Balanced Path to SuccessAstadia Teams Up...


Episode 313 | Solo Cj and the News

This week CJ flies solo and recaps some of the goings on in the cloud world, including amazon, slack, azure office 365 and more! Short, sharp and to the point! News Google revealed that its cloud business is on run rate of more than $8 billion, and it plans to triple the size of its salesforceAmazon reports $63.4 billion in Q2 2019 revenue: AWS up 37%, subscriptions up 37%, and ‘other’ up 37%Brainstorm Tech 2019: Slack CEO Sees Microsoft Having Trouble Competing on QualitySlack’s new...


Episode 312 | Inspire Tidbits and Big Cloud Wins

This week AC and CJ discuss a bunch of cloud news from Microsoft, Facebook and a wrap up from Microsoft’s partner conference Inspire. Naturally they talk about the Apollo 11 anniversary and of course some picks. Enjoy! Banter Apollo 11 In Real Time News Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on AzureMicrosoft to pay $26 million to settle probe into Hungarian kickback schemeMicrosoft, AT&T sign cloud deal worth more than $2 billionMicrosoft says its Teams app is...


Episode 311 | Exploring Microsoft Application Insights Js V2 and Recent News

In this episode, AC and CJ look at what’s new in Microsoft Application Insights JavaScript v2 SDK after a look at some recent cloud news. Banter Zoom Zero Day: 4+ Million Webcams & maybe an RCE? Just get them to visit your website!MICROSOFT’S NEW LONDON STORE IS BIG, BOLD, AND BRITISH News Microsoft wants to start marketing Microsoft 365 as a single product in its new fiscal yearMicrosoft is reorging its field sales team, laying off some ‘Modern Desktop’ salespeopleMicrosoft stirs...


Episode 310 | Slow News Day

This week AC and CJ discuss goings on in the cloud world with Microsoft, Azure, StackOverflow, OneDrive and more. They discuss moving the cloud show site to a new platform. Banter Static website hosting in Azure Storage News The Evolving Infrastructure of .NET CoreIntroducing OneDrive community samples GitHub repositoryAzure Data Box Heavy is now generally availableHow the Seattle Seahawks use data to win — on and off the fieldScoop: Bipartisan senators want Big Tech to put a price on...


Episode 309 | Azure Ga and Preview News

In this episode, AC & CJ cover the latest news from Microsoft Azure on new services introduced in preview as well as existing elements that have been promoted to generally available! News Event-driven analytics with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2New developer portal in API Management is now in previewAzure Monitor for containers - updates to live data settingsAnnouncing the general availability of Azure premium filesAzure Container Registry is now generally available in South Africa...


Episode 308 | Cloud News and Giveaways!

AC and CJ discuss the news of the week, Raygun is giving away a prize pack for listeners and we nerd out about more Apollo goodness. News MICROSOFT WINDOWS DESIGN EVOLUTIONAnnouncing the preview of Microsoft Azure BastionAnnouncing availability of Microsoft cloud datacenter regions in the Middle EastVirtual machine scale set insights from Azure MonitorPostman raises $50 million to grow its API development platformMicrosoft acquires Pull Panda for code-review collaboration Picks The Long...


Episode 307 | Clear and Stormy Cloud News Updates

In this 307th episode, AC & CJ catch up on the latest news in the cloud, including some stormy news! Stormy & Cloudy News Devs slam Microsoft for injecting tech-support scam ads into their Windows Store appsGoogle Cloud Networking Incident #19009Salesforce to buy Tableau for $15.7B, betting on business data in deal for Seattle tech mainstayApple is now the privacy-as-a-service companyThe consumer version of BBM is shutting down on May 31Microsoft, Oracle team up on cloud services in jab at...


Episode 306 | Microsoft Search with Bill Baer

This week CJ sits down with Bill Baer from Microsoft to talk all about his history with SharePoint, what is new and exciting from SPC and Microsoft’s latest moves in the enterprise search space.