BrownBags are a series of online webinars held using GotoMeeting and covering various datacenter & datacenter Certification topics. These BrownBags are held live at various dates and times around the globe and each covers a different bit of datacenter related specialization.
Pydantic: Modern Python Data Validation and Settings by Michael Kennedy
Michael Kennedy (@mkennedy) returns to the show to talk about Pydantic, a Python library that works with data validation and settings management using Python type annotations. Michael joined us previously to discuss Python's async and await implementations and we are excited to have him back to dive more into all things Python. Michael is a Python and MongoDB enthusiast, has two amazing Python podcasts (Talk Python to Me and Python Bytes), is a trainer, entrepeneur and a Python Software Foundation Fellow. On his website training.talkpython.fm, you can find training videos on Python, DevOps, Front End development and API creation, and more! If you are a beginner just jumping into Python, or even an advanced Pythonista, we highly recommend following Michael and checking out his podcasts and websites. Enjoy the show!
Hands-on IT to CIO: 5 lessons learned by Laurie Capozza
Laurie Capozza (@lauriepcapo) tells us 5 lessons she learned in her career in IT from hands on support all the way to CIO, and we even snuck in some commentary on how COVID has re-inforced these views.
You can continue the conversation on Twitter https://twitter.com/lauriepcapo or read her amazing blog https://capozza.io/about-laurie/
Switching Careers and Taking on New Challenges Without Drowning in Self Doubt with Christina Warren
Christina Warren presents "Switching Careers and Taking on New Challenges Without Drowning in Self Doubt"
Christina Warren is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk we discuss the good, bad, & the ugly of career changes with some tips she picked up along the way to deal with the dreaded imposter syndrome!
From Technically Challenged to Happy (and Paid) Dev! with Caitlyn Greffly
Caitlyn Greffly presents "From Technically Challenged to Happy (and Paid) Dev!"
Caitlyn Greffly went from a non-technical background to become a software engineer. In this talk we discuss her path: what made her pick coding, why she attended a bootcamp (as opposed to learning on her own or traditional schooling), and what things surprised her. We also talk about her new book "The Bootcampers Companion" coming out in September!
Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution with Shannon Kuehn
Shannon Kuehn presents "Accelerate Your Journey to Cloud with Azure VMware Solution"
Shannon Kuehn is a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. In this talk Shannon talks about cloud migrations, Azure VMware Solution, and the who-what-when-where-why of using AVS in your cloud migration strategy!
AVS Overview - https://azure.microsoft.com/services/azure-vmware/
AVS Documentation - https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/azure-vmware/
Azure VMware Solution Videos - https://tinyurl.com/yal7r33d
VMware Ports and Protocols - https://ports.vmware.com
VMware HCX Documentation - http://vmw.re/hcxdocs
VMware HCX Release Notes - http://vmw.re/hcxrn
Azure Migrate Documentation - https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/migrate/migrate-services-overview
VMware HOL: http://hol.pub/avs
Microsoft Learn Module: https://aka.ms/learn-avs1
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Terraform (But Were Afraid To Ask) by Ned Bellavance
Ned Bellavance (@Ned1313) sits down with us for an discussion about Terraform, the latest from Hashiconf, tips and tricks for using Terraform for automating your infrastructure, and more. Ned is a Hashicorp Ambassador, a Microsoft MVP, and a Pluralsight author. He currently hosts and cohosts podasts such as Day Two Cloud, Buffer Overflow, and The Daily Check in. He also hosts a YouTube video every Tuesday called Terraform Tuesdays, where he talks about Terraform in detail, performs demos of the tool, and provides a repository to all of the code used in his demonstrations.