Microsoft announce free courses and discounted MCP exams for Azure certifications

In an effort to get more people learning their cloud platform, Microsoft have announced a series of new courses on various areas of Azure, as well as discounted MCP exams; and what you get is pretty awesome. I have put some links at the bottom of this  but you can see it in more detail … Continue reading Microsoft announce free courses and discounted MCP exams for Azure certifications

Rate limit is exceeded in Application Insights REST API

When looking into the capabilities of the Application Insights REST API, I came across the following error returned when attempting to get a list of events. {   "error": { "message": "Rate limit is exceeded",    "code": "ThrottledError",    "innererror": {     "code": "ThrottledError",      "message": "Rate limit of 0 per day is … Continue reading Rate limit is exceeded in Application Insights REST API

Useful resources for Microsoft Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Whilst going on my journey to complete Microsoft Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions I have found a whole bunch of supportive resources to help me through. I thought it beneficial to lay them out here for anyone who needs them. Seeing as how the objective domain of the exam has changed, some of the … Continue reading Useful resources for Microsoft Exam 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Recent changes to 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Microsoft recently changed the objectives of course 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions, this is unsurprising as Azure itself is so rapidly evolving the exam requirements can get out of date very quickly. Changes have also been put through to 70-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (which is the equivilent course for the IT Pro) and 70-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure … Continue reading Recent changes to 70-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions

Sending Application Insights alerts to Slack using Azure Functions

Whilst looking into the plethora of Apps and Integrations for Slack I noticed there was no integration for Microsoft Azure Application Insights, really I would like to see when an alert is triggered in a channel so looked into what I can do to get that. As Slack is such a popular tool used by … Continue reading Sending Application Insights alerts to Slack using Azure Functions

Cannot Remote Desktop to Azure VM – The remote computer that you are trying to connect to requires Network Level Authentication (NLA)

During the holiday break I decided to (along with creating this blog) learn some new things. This all got temporarily halted when my Azure subscription ran out of credit. When it returned, I was presented with the below error when attempting to remote desktop to a VM: The remote computer that you are trying to … Continue reading Cannot Remote Desktop to Azure VM – The remote computer that you are trying to connect to requires Network Level Authentication (NLA)