Episode 4 – Azure Enthusiast: Kevin Boland


AzureABILITY host Louis Berman talks Azure with Bentley Systems‘ Kevin Boland—an Enterprise Cloud Architect who manages one of the largest and most complex set of Azure deployments on the planet.  The pair of friends talk a good deal of tech, but along the way they also ruminate on the joys of raising Boxers (no, not the underwear!) as well as the pleasures and perils of being a robotics dweeb. 


Kevin is a Dad, Dog Rescuer, Technology Evangelist, Leader, Thinker, Mountain Biker, Security Nerd, Tinkerer, Maker, Enterprise Architect, DevOps Devotee, Azure Enthusiast, Mad Roboticist and more.  To learn more more about Kevin, be sure to visit his LinkedIn page or follow him on Twitter (@kmboland). 

During the course of the podcast, Kevin and Louis touch on a bunch of different topics, including:

The episode also features a pair of PSAs from two of our favorite kid-focused technology organizations Kodable and MakeCode.  Give ’em some love (they do a great job!)

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CREDITS: Louis Berman (Host); Kevin Boland (Guest); Gretchen Huebner (Kodable PSA), Simon Hillvo (MakeCode PSA); Vincent Tone / PremiumBeat (Music); Heather Walsh (Intro/Outro); Louis Berman (Engineer); East Coast Studio (Editing)

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Episode 2 – WTF Azure (How Do I Get Started?)


In this episode, Louis Berman discusses how to get started in Azure with his fellow Cloud Solutions Architect, Srini Ambati. Listen in as Louis and Srini give you a leg up into the cloud.

To learn more about getting started with Azure, be sure to check out the following links, or simply use your favorite search engine to access an absurd amount of Azure content; more than any one human could ever consume in a single lifetime:

Quick Heads Up: If you have kids, know kids, want to help kids–maybe even like kids!– then be sure to check out http://code.org. Code.org provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States.  They also recognize the annual hour of code campaign which has engaged 10% of all the students in the world.  10 friggin percent!!

Be sure to visit http://azureability.com for show notes and additional episodes.  Also, if you like (or even hate!) what we’re doing, please take the time to share your comments and suggestions.

CREDITS: Louis Berman (Host); Srini Ambati (Guest); Megan Hochstatter (PSA); Heather Walsh (Intro/Outro)Vincent Tone / PremiumBeat (Music); East Coast Studio (Editing)

TRANSCRIPT: https://www.videoindexer.ai/accounts/1c5a0342-11e8-4e1d-b656-d0bf35b80614/videos/3ac26600ce/; automatically generated by Microsoft’s Video Indexer service (http://videoindexer.ai).