Nicolas Prigent
Nicolas Prigent
Nicolas Prigent works as an IT Production Manager, based in Paris, with a primary focus on Microsoft technologies. Nicolas is a three-time Microsoft MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management with 10 years experience in administering Windows products. He also received the "PowerShell Heroes 2016" Award.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on May 18, 2023
Implementing DevSecOps in Azure using Microsoft Defender for DevOps

DevSecOps is a complex approach for implementing security for all DevOps processes, as safety is a pressing matter in all stages of your work. Today, we’ll start with Azure!
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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on May 2, 2023
Building Azure workbook to visualize your data

Want to get more done in less time? With Azure Workbooks, you can easily visualize and analyze your data in a clear and concise way.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on March 30, 2023
Sending an Email from Azure using Microsoft Graph API

There are multiple ways to send emails from Azure. But did you know you could send emails from any mailbox in your organization using REST API calls?

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on January 12, 2023
Connecting VMware vSphere with Azure Arc

Azure Arc enables you to extend Azure management capabilities to non-Microsoft services, including VMware vSphere. It allows you to have a better grasp on monitoring and management of your diverse IT environment. This service further supports the hybrid and multi-cloud vector that data management has seemingly been taking over the past years.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on December 8, 2022
Creating VPN between Azure and AWS

Businesses adopting multicloud creates new loopholes in cybersecurity. However, establishing a VPN (virtual private network) between your cloud providers, for example, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS), can help address some of the concerns. There’s never too much when it comes to data availability and data safety.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on November 8, 2022
How to Replicate Azure VM to Another Azure Region using Disaster Recovery Feature

Business continuity today largely depends on data availability. There are multiple ways Microsoft allows you to achieve that with its Azure cloud services. Among many disaster resistance options, if you use more than one Azure Region, you can use disaster recovery in Azure Site Recovery to replicate your virtual machine (VM) from one region to another.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on October 27, 2022
Azure Shared Disks Overview

Azure Shared Disks enables you to attach a managed disk to multiple virtual machines simultaneously. However, there are nuances to consider if you wish to migrate clustered applications from on-premises to your Azure subscription in such a configuration. This can be a planned migration or, for instance, a failover cluster setup.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on September 29, 2022
Using Adaptive Cards in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Adaptive Cards are a platform-agnostic method of sharing and displaying information that cloud apps can openly exchange. In essence, this occurs as snippets of a chosen UI being generated by the user in JSON format. This file can then be delivered to another app where it’ll adaptively transform the data into a native UI that adapts to its surroundings.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on September 13, 2022
Getting started with Adaptive Cards in Teams

The post-covid world has marked significant changes in many organizations’ work, urging companies to rely more on distance communication between employees. Microsoft Teams is one of the most popular tools to maintain coordinated work, and it has a lot of useful functionality to offer, such as Adaptive Cards.

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Posted by Nicolas Prigent on July 26, 2022
Introduction to Azure Bicep

Azure Bicep is a declarative Infrastructure-as-Code language for deploying Azure resources. There are various ways to deploy them, via Azure Portal, ARM Template, Azure CLI, Azure PowerShell, Terraform, and other means. However, unlike Azure Resource Manager Templates, Bicep is very intuitive and understandable even for non-programmers.

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