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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 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. Notes: Show Notes 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 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...


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. Notes: Show Notes 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...


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! Notes: Show Notes News Azure 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...


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. Notes: 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...


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! Notes: Show Notes 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...


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. Notes: The Microsoft Cloud Show sponsored by: What if you could take any process your teams use to get work done, and make it happen automatically? What if you could save countless hours and help people work better together? Nintex can make it happen. With the Nintex Platform, work flows from...


Episode 305 | Power (Solar, Batteries) Geekout

AC and CJ dive into some recent news and events then go deep on AC’s home power plant and future solar and battery plans. Notes: Show Notes News LinkedIn Lets SSL Certs Lapse (Again)Enabling innovation and opportunity on the Intelligent EdgeHewlett Packard Enterprise to buy supercomputer maker Cray in $1.30 billion dealMicrosoft Edge Insider for macOS Power Geekout Links Tesla PowerwallSense Picks AC’s Pick Is SpaceX’s Raptor engine the king of rocket engines? CJ’s Pick The LEGO...


Episode 304 | Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2019

In this episode, AC & CJ discuss the Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas that was held the previous week. Notes: News New SharePoint home sites headline Microsoft 365 innovations for the intelligent workplaceOneDrive announcements – SharePoint Conference 2019New updates and capabilities for developers at SharePoint Conference Picks AC’s Pick The Race to Develop the Moon CJ’s Picks Steven Sinofsky’s Uber story Listener Pick: Alan Reed 13 minutes to the moon The Microsoft...


Episode 303 | Microsoft’s Jessica Deen on Azure Devops and Open Source

This week we sit down with Jessica Deen, a cloud advocate at Microsoft, to talk about how Microsoft is working with the community to build trust, support and awareness of all the good open source things MS is doing in the cloud. Notes: Show Guest Jessica Dean Banter Microsoft Teams Virtual SummitBiFocal Podcast News Microsoft Launches New Identity Management Tool on Bitcoin BlockchainMicrosoft SharePoint servers are under attack Picks AC’s Picks Armchair Expert PodcastNASA NEEDS $1.6...


Episode 302 | Recapping the Microsoft Build Conference

In this episode, AC and CJ look back at the Microsoft Build conference this past week, more news including the Azure DNS outage last week. Notes: Banter SharePoint Framework v1.8.2 (and v1.8.1) - What’s in the latest Update(s) of SPFx?Mastering the SharePoint Framework - Sprint 16 adds SPFx with Teams, SPA’s and Tons of Updates News Steve Singh stepping down as Docker CEO Microsoft Build Microsoft BuildMicrosoft Graph data connect and Microsoft Search hit general availabilityGitHub:...


Episode 301 | Periodic Table of Office 365 with Matt Wade

In this episode, CJ covers some of the latest news in the cloud while AC sat down to talk to Microsoft MVP Matt Wade about his popular Periodic Table of Office 365. Learn this history behind this popular resource & where it’s going in the future! Notes: Guest Matt Wade News The productivity pit: how Slack is ruining workSlack files to go public, revealing $400 million in revenue and $139 million in lossesCloud database removed after exposing details on 80 million US householdsThe Most...


Episode 300 | Not your Everyday Episode

In this milestone, 300th episode, AC and CJ have a little fun with some special interviews. Who did we get to join us? You’ll have to tune in to hear who graced us in episode 300! Notes: News When SpaceX Tried to Buy Missiles From Russia: Vodka and a Run-AroundZoom pops 81% in Nasdaq debutMicrosoft beats expectations with $30.6B in revenue as Azure’s growth continues Picks AC’s Pick Corey Quinn Trolls #GoogleNext19 CJ’s Picks Apollo 17 on-board footage showing speedy use in experiment....


Episode 299 | Microsoft Graph Data Connect with Tyler Lenig

In this episode, AC sits down with Microsoft’s Tyler Lenig to talk about Microsoft Graph Data Connect. Notes: Guest Tyler Lenig News M365 Dev Podcast - The State of SPFxPrice reductions for Azure Container Instances are now availableGeneral availability: Azure Kubernetes Service in South Central US, Korea South, and Korea CentralAzure Policy for AKS is now in private previewHome realm discovery during sign-in for Microsoft 365 servicesMore sign-in options for Microsoft accounts in...


Episode 298 | Weee’rrreee baaack! Azure Updates and More

This week AC & CJ got together to cover some news and updates around Microsoft Azure. Notes: News Announcing Microsoft Graph Postman CollectionsHow the Tech Giants Make Their BillionsNew tool available to migrate from classic monitoring alertsGeneral availability: Azure Log Analytics in France Central, Korea Central, North EuropeAzure Monitor Log Analytics is now available in Azure ChinaPublic preview: Azure Log Analytics in CENTRAL US, EAST US 2, EAST ASIA, WEST US, & SOUTH Central...


Episode 297 | The Last Microsoft Cloud Show

In this 297th episode, AC and CJ bid farewell to our loyal listeners, but we leave you with one last bit of news & picks. Thank you to our sponsors and long-time, loyal listeners! Notes: News Azure Azure Data Studio: An Open Source GUI Editor for PostgresMicrosoft Microsoft takes control of 99 domains operated by Iranian state hackersMicrosoft's new Chromium-based Edge leaks as Insider rollout nearsTYPESCRIPT’S QUIET, STEADY RISE AMONG PROGRAMMING LANGUAGESWho Owns The World’s Top...


Episode 296 | “Have I been pwned?” - An Interview with Troy Hunt

In this 296th episode, AC and CJ sit down with Microsoft MVP & RD Troy Hunt at the MVP Global Summit in Redmond, Washington. We covered personal security, data breaches as well as building and growing a cloud-native service that has to serve deal with over 7 billion breaches. Notes: Show Guest Troy Hunt Picks AC’s Pick ThanosJS CJ’s Pick Formula 1: Drive to Survive The Microsoft Cloud Show sponsored by: What if you could take any process your teams use to get work done, and make it...


Episode 295 | Facebook Outage and other Cloud News

This week, AC & CJ discuss the Facebook outage and other news around the cloud. Notes: Banter Facebook goes downTeams rant follow-up3D printed Star DestroyerAha! News Azure Azure Log Analytics is now General Available in Australia East and in Australia CentralApplication Insights is now available in France Central and Korea CentralIntroducing Microsoft Azure Sentinel, intelligent security analytics for your entire enterpriseMicrosoft beats Amazon to open the first cloud data center in...


Episode 294 | Catching up on the Latest News from the Cloud

In this 294th episode, AC & CJ catch up on the latest news from around the cloud! Notes: Banter SpaceX Dragon Crew Demo-1 Flight to Space Station: Full CoverageRaygun webinar News Windows Announcing the Open Sourcing of Windows CalculatorMicrosoft’s new Chromium-Edge browser leaked in screenshots Microsoft Microsoft CEO defends US military contract that some employees say crosses a line Nintex Yammer/Office...


Episode 293 | Todd Baginski on PowerApps in 2019

This week CJ sits down with MVP Todd Baginski to talk about Microsoft PowerApps. We discuss the basics (so CJ can understand) as well as what's new and interesting.


Episode 292 | Microsoft Azure + Office 365 News & Updates

In this episode, AC flies solo while CJ is on vacation with his family. Learn what’s new with Office 365 and Azure as well as some spacey picks! Notes: Show Notes News Office 365 Updates MC173891: Admin center support updatesMC173771: We’re changing your default SharePoint admin center experienceMC173614 - Information Protection updates to the existing Office 365 E3, E5, Advanced Compliance Information ProtectionMC173616: Clutter for Outlook is being retiredMC173895: Outlook mobile...