Mar 9, 2020
In this week’s episode, Jeffrey Palermo is talking to Jonathan Mills — a Pluralsight Author, Technology Advisor, and Business Leader!
As a member of the Multi-Cloud Team team at World Wide Technology, Jonathan is able to leverage his unique experiences and skills to drive Cloud migrations for his clients. He is also a dedicated developer community leader, serving on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Developers Conference, regularly speaking and giving keynote presentations at conferences around the globe, and is a Microsoft MVP.
Today, Jeffrey and Jonathan talk about the upcoming Kansas City Developers Conference held June 29th-July 1st in 2020, his fascinating day job as a Cloud Architect at World Wide Technology, and data architecture in Azure!
Topics of Discussion:
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[:48] About Jeffrey’s upcoming .NET DevOps Bootcamp in Austin, Texas on April 30th.
[1:11] About today’s episode and guest!
[1:52] Jeffrey welcomes Jonathan to the show.
[2:07] Jonathan shares the story of his career journey.
[4:12] What is the Kansas City Developers Conference?
[7:49] Are tickets still available for the conference?
[8:27] When the conference is held and about the special extra day just for kids!
[11:08] A word from Azure DevOps Podcast’s sponsor: Clear Measure.
[11:33] Jeffrey gives some quick announcements.
[13:23] Jonathan explains his day job as a Cloud Architect at World Wide Technology.
[16:36] Jonathan speaks about the common problems their clients face and what issues they solve for them.
[20:20] Jonathan breaks down the categories of data stores and what he recommends to different clients.
[23:43] How different is Azure Data Warehouse from the on-premise SQL Server Analysis Services?
[24:40] Jonathan shares his philosophy on how and when to know what tooling to use.
[26:03] Jonathan gives his experience with low-code and no-code solutions such as Power Apps and Flow.
[29:45] If listeners want to learn more, what go-to resources does Jonathan recommend?
[31:41] Jeffrey thanks Jonathan for joining the podcast!
Mentioned in this Episode:
Clear Measure (Sponsor)
.NET DevOps for Azure: A Developer's Guide to DevOps Architecture the Right Way, by Jeffrey Palermo — Available on Amazon!
bit.ly/dotnetdevopsebook — Click here to download the .NET DevOps for Azure ebook!
bit.ly/dotnetdevopsbookforcommunity — Visit to get your hands on two free books to give away at conferences or events!
Jeffrey Palermo’s Twitter — Follow to stay informed about future events!
Jeffrey@Clear-Measure.com — Email Jeffrey for a free 30-point DevOps inspection (regularly priced at $5000!) — Spaces are limited!
Kansas City Developers Conference
Kansas City Women in Technology
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