🧨 Ignite The Tour: London Highlights – Data and Containers in Azure

Many of us don’t get the opportunity to travel to the States for Microsoft’s biggest public convention: Ignite. Fortunately, over the last few years Microsoft have been taking the show on the road visiting countries all of the globe for a 2-day highlight tour. It also has the benefit of being a good few months after all the initial announcements so there is a bit more depth and understanding on all of the topics up for discussion. There’s content for IT Pros, engineers, admins and developers and did I mention it’s free to attend!? I headed to London with some of my risual colleagues to #LearnItAll (or at least as much as we could cram in!). At these kind of events I like to have a good mix of different sessions. This time, I focussed on finding out what’s new in IT Operations (rather than DevOps), Containers and Data, as well as the latest announcements on new Azure and Office 365 technologies like Azure Arc and Project Cortex. Originally I was planning to live blog this, and then I decided on a summary blog but it turned out there was so much content this article was left in draft and I forgot about it! So I’m publishing it with the Data and Container sessions now and hope to write up the rest in the future!

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