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A weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals


Genomic-Scale Cloud Data Analysis Pipelines with Lynn Langit
Aug 7 • 40 min
There is big data, and then there is genomic-scale. Richard talks to Lynn Langit about her work in large scale data analytics around the pandemic. Lynn talks about the terabytes of data involved in doing genetic analysis and the pipeline needed to move…
Understanding Cloud Performance Issues with Lori Mac Vittie
Aug 5 • 39 min
There are performance issues in the cloud? Lori Mac Vittie says yes! Richard chats with Lori about how just buying more cloud might increase capacity - but not performance. This leads to a conversation about performance even is - and what it means to the…
Securing Your New Cloud with Dana Epp
Jul 31 • 44 min
You’ve moved to the cloud - you’re secure, right? Richard chats with Dana Epp about what you should be doing to secure your cloud services in Azure. Dana talks about how the default settings for Azure services tend toward making them easy to use and…
Automating Workflows using Power Automate with Sandy Ussia
Jul 29 • 41 min
Ready to automate? Richard chats with Sandy Ussia about Power Automate, formerly known as Flow (although the term flow is never far away). But Power Automate is exactly what you think it is - a no-code/low-code solution to providing automation in Azure…
Coronavirus Threats to Office 365 with Susan Bradley
Jul 24 • 32 min
The Black Hats are targeting your users’ fears - are you prepared? Richard talks with Susan Bradley about the focus of attackers on COVID-19 topics. Susan talks about how many security exploits depend on convincing users to click on something they…
Managing Your Hybrid Cloud using Azure Arc with Thomas Maurer
Jul 22 • 39 min
We all have a hybrid cloud solution - how do you manage it? Richard chats with Thomas Maurer about Azure Arc, a tool in the Azure suite for managing virtual machines, Kubernetes clusters, and data services in Azure, your on-premises servers, even other…
Tuning Home WiFi with Ryan Woodings
Jul 17 • 36 min
You’ve got everyone working from home - how is their WiFi holding up? After the initial rush to get folks working from home, there’s the need to work effectively from home. Having bandwidth and connectivity problems seriously impacts productivity. Richard…
Unifying Structured and Unstructured Data using Azure Synapse with Jen Stirrup
Jul 15 • 42 min
What can Azure Synapse do for you? Richard chats with Jen Stirrup about Microsoft’s Azure Synapse Analytics. Jen talks about how most companies have structured and unstructured data, typically stored in different locations. If you’re all in on Azure, you…
Preparing Your Office for Return-to-Work with Cynthia Milota
Jul 10 • 36 min
Are you ready to have employees back in the office? As part of the Pandemic Series, Richard talks to Cynthia Milota about what preparations need to be made for using office space during the pandemic. In some places in the world, the initial wave of the…
The Windows Cycle with Paul Thurrott
Jul 8 • 46 min
Two old guys bicker about Windows! Richard chats with Paul Thurrott about the current state of Windows Desktop, and the cycles that keep recurring - put more things into Windows, then take them out. Update more frequently, then less frequently. Client…
Business Email Compromise with Niall Merrigan
Jul 3 • 41 min
How do you stop the company email from being compromised? Richard talks to Niall Merrigan about the sophisticated level of hacks going on in business email. Niall describes how business email systems get compromised, typically through a weak password,…
Windows Terminal 1.0 with Kayla Cinnamon
Jul 1 • 38 min
Windows Terminal 1.0 is shipped! Richard talks to Kayla Cinnamon about the open-source project that is Windows Terminal. The conversation starts with a bit of a history lesson on updating the Windows Command Prompt - and why it turned out to be a bad…
Virtual Desktop for Work at Home with Grant Becker
Jun 26 • 36 min
Could Windows Virtual Desktop be your organization’s Work-From-Home solution? Another episode in the Pandemic Series, Richard talks to Grant Becker about the latest version of Microsoft’s virtual desktop tools. Grant talks about Windows Virtual Desktop as…
Data Governance in 2020 with Susan Hanley
Jun 24 • 36 min
How robust is the data governance in your organization? Richard talks to Susan Hanley about the various elements that go into data governance, starting with having a plan! Depending on what your organization does, there can be a huge array of rules on how…
Show 700!
Jun 19 • 34 min
It’s Show 700! Richard brings his friend Jeremy Moskowitz on to celebrate making 700 episodes of RunAs. The conversation spans the history of the show, the evolution of Windows, the challenges of the pandemic and how Group Policy can fix everything -…
Getting Value from Unstructured Data with Seth Juarez
Jun 17 • 44 min
How do you get value from the unstructured data in your organization? Richard chats with Seth Juarez about the array of AI-related services that Microsoft makes today to help understand all kinds of data in your organization. Seth talks about machine…
Database Administration During a Crisis with Brent Ozar
Jun 12 • 34 min
Databases are important during a crisis - how are yours? Richard talks to Brent Ozar about how the pandemic has effected workloads for databases and DBAs. While some businesses have wound-down during the crisis, many are busier than ever. How do you scale…
WireShark in 2020 with Laura Chappell
Jun 10 • 34 min
WireShark has evolved - are you using the latest? Richard talks to Laura Chappell about her on-going efforts to teach IT folks more about what is happening in their network and how you can understand and improve it! Since the last time Laura was on the…
Cybersecurity During the Pandemic with Ann Johnson
Jun 5 • 33 min
Even during a pandemic, the bad actors are out there. Richard talks to Ann Johnson, Corporate VP for Cybersecurity at Microsoft about the security activity going on during this unusual time. Ann points out that there isn’t necessarily an increase in…
WiFi using Ubiquiti with Daniel Piessens
Jun 3 • 33 min
What’s your WiFi network solution? Richard chats with Daniel Piessens about the Ubiquiti UniFi WiFi devices available today. What started as a straight WiFi provider has evolved into a more sophisticated networking set up with switches, gateways, security…