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Why Use Role Based Access Control in Azure?

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Have you ever had someone come along and interfere with your work?

Dealing with this sort of problem, whether intentional or accidental, can be a major buzzkill. Let me tell you about Carol from Finance. We all know Carol. She is constantly meddling in everyone’s business and reminding us how she saved nearly one hundred grand last year due to her savvy budgeting. Well, last night Carol decided it would be a great idea to turn off some Azure resources to help reduce the cloud bills. She powered off a VM that was temporarily serving as a SQL server during database migration. The next thing I know I’ve got tickets coming at me in every direction.

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Clear-DnsServerCache | Taking on PowerShell one cmdlet at a time | Weekly Blog

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This is a part of an on-going blog series written by Adam Gordon. Each week, Adam will walk you through a PowerShell command, showing you when and how to use each one. This week, Adam covers Clear-DnsServerCache. 

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What is going on over at Microsoft? AZ – 100, 101, and 103 explained

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Last September, at Microsoft Ignite in Orlando, Microsoft showcased several new role-based certifications. As an early adopter, I naturally was excited to learn about the new certifications and began researching and preparing to take the AZ-100 and AZ-101 certification exams. I have already sat and passed the AZ-100 exam, and I have begun preparing to teach a course to help people earn the new Azure Administrator role. Well, if you haven’t read the new yet, surprise! Microsoft has just released information stating that both of the exams will be retiring as of May 1, 2019. This comes only a few short months after their debut! So, whether or not you have already passed, or started studying and planning to take the exams, take a breath. Let’s discuss what this change means for you. For a more infomation on getting certified in IT, check out the Ultimate Guide to IT Certifications

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