Microsoft is calling from Redmond

Since I was able to turn on a Windows PC as a jung boy, it was a dream of me, to be invited to the Microsoft headquarter in Redmond (USA) when I’m older. My hole career was focused on that goal. Now the time has come and I get a call from Microsoft, inviting me…

Change of perspective

Agile software development means achieving goals in a team and successfully together with our customers No, the truth is That agility is just loud and shrill I cannot believe That I can drive software development with agility That I find the way to an innovative future That I can align myself with what is coming…

What is IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence indeed

Watson is a computer program in the field of deep learning artificial intelligence (AI). It was developed by IBM to provide answers to questions that are entered in natural-language, be digitalized send to Watson and get the best possible answer back. This, according to Thomas J. Watson, one of IBM’s first presidents, was developed as…

Tech Summit 2018 (Frankfurt, Germany)

A global and free event from Microsoft for the community to show off all the new cool stuff, Microsoft will provide in the actual and the next year. Also, the strategy of Microsoft for the next time is shown by high-ranking speakers from all around the globe. This year Microsoft’s topics were focused on the…

Better DevOps with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and PowerShell Desired State Configuration (PowerShell DSC)

Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) is a configuration management platform built into Windows that is based on open standards. DSC is flexible enough to function reliably and consistently in each stage of the deployment lifecycle (development, test, pre-production, production), as well as during scale-out. DSC centers around “configurations“. A configuration is an easy-to-read document…

DevOps Deluxe with Donovan Brown and Abel Wang at Microsoft Germany

Today I have had a highlight in my personal DevOps career since I met Sam Guckenheimer (Product Owner of Visual Studio) and Brian Harry (Product Owner of Team Foundation Server) at the ALM Days 2012 in Munich. But let me start at the very beginning of this crazy day today in 2018 and DevOps. Some…

Microsoft Strategy Day 2017

Today I traveled to Microsoft Cologne (Germany) for the Strategy Day 2017. It was very interesting to see Microsoft’s ideas of how we can work together in small teams, talking about security and technology in our Datacenter and look forward for innovations like blockchain and the usage of it with best practices and use cases….

SSL Offloading side effects

Secure socket layer (SSL) certificates provide authentication between a server and a client computer in a Web application. Companies or businesses with a dedicated SSL certificate must host that certificate on a Web server. Heavy use of the certificate can put a strain on the machine and slow down the application. Features SSL offloading takes…