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Sticking the Landing Zone at Scale – Nashville Microsoft Azure User Group

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege in joining Donald Pollard and Keith Valentine as we presented our approach to Enterprise-at-Scale Landing Zone design to the Nashville Microsoft Azure User Group.

For those of you not familiar with the concept, a Landing Zone is an Infrastructure-as-Code (“IaC”) deployment of subscriptions, Management Groups, policies, RBAC, and networking components that account for a customer’s unique scale, security, governance, networking, and identity requirements.

Check out the video below to see how we help guide our customers to make the best foundational choices to “stick” their Landing Zone!

MongoDB, Active Directory, and Kerberos

I recently had a customer that wanted me to build a multi-node sharded cluster using MongoDB. Simple enough. However, they also wanted it integrated with Active Directory for authentication & autorization, and wanted to use Kerberos for password-less login. This was a bit more complicated, and doesn’t seem super-well documented in any one single location. […]