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RunAs Radio

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A weekly Internet Audio Talk Show for IT Professionals


The Unicorn Project with Gene Kim
Dec 3 • 45 min
Gene Kim is out with a new book - The Unicorn Project! Richard chats with Gene about his latest book - a fictionalized story of an organization struggling to build software that is critical to the survival of the company. The conversation explores a core…
Infrastructure as Code using Ansible with Josh Duffney
Nov 26 • 33 min
Are you managing your infrastructure with code? Richard chats with Josh Duffney about his current toolset for writing infrastructure as code, including PowerShell, Chocolatey and Ansible. Ansible is an open-source project from Red Hat that includes some…
The Evolution of Collaboration with Heather Newman
Nov 19 • 43 min
Collaboration continues to evolve - how do you do it? Richard chats with Heather Newman about the tooling and techniques that have changed over the years to let teams work together remotely and in-person. SharePoint has been around a long time, but do you…
Microsoft 365 with Stephen Rose
Nov 12 • 36 min
What is Microsoft 365, and why do you need some? Richard chats with Stephen Rose about the superset that is Microsoft 365, encompassing Office 365, Windows, InTune and more. Stephen talks about how Microsoft is organizing the products that work together…
DevOps for DBAs with Kendra Little
Nov 5 • 50 min
Does DevOps make sense for DBAs? Richard chats with Kendra Little about how DevOps practices have spread throughout the development process - and yet somehow, in some organizations, the database folks aren’t all that involved. Kendra talks about what…
Managing Groups and Teams in Office 365 with Tony Redmond
Oct 30 • 38 min
How do you keep your groups and teams in Office 365 under control? Richard chats with Tony Redmond about Office 365 and how individual users can create their own groups, essentially on demand. In large organizations, this can lead to a huge proliferation…
Azure Governance with Phoummala Schmitt
Oct 23 • 40 min
Your organization is using Azure - but is it under control? Richard chats with Phoummala Schmitt about policy, compliance, and governance in Azure. Often moving to the cloud starts as an experiment - and then suddenly it’s live! While it’s great to work…
Secure Deployment with Mikael Nyström
Oct 16 • 28 min
Can deploying software and updates enable a hack? Richard chats with Mikael Nyström about doing secure deployments - and this leads to a conversation about how modern hackers are exploiting systems today. Modern hackers can break into machines, but…
Office 365 Security and Compliance with Erica Toelle
Oct 9 • 33 min
Are you compliant? What does that even mean? Richard chats with Erica Toelle about the various security and compliance features in Office 365. Erica talks about regulated industries such as oil and gas that have very specific rules around reporting and…
SysInternals with Sami Laiho
Oct 2 • 40 min
Are you using SysInternals? Richard chats with Sami Laiho about Mark Russinovich’s masterwork. Sami talks a bit about the history of SysInternals and how Microsoft came to acquire them and Mark - and the tool development continues! Process Explorer and…
Securing Your Cloud with Paula Januszkiewicz
Sep 25 • 37 min
Is your cloud secure? Richard chats with Paula Januszkiewicz about what it takes to secure your cloud - that is, the cloud services that you’re paying for. Paula talks about how cloud services are not automatically secure, that many security features are…
Mobile Device Management in 2019 with Jeremy Moskowitz
Sep 18 • 35 min
How are you managing mobile device? Richard chats with Jeremy Moskowitz about the world of mobile device management and how it continues to evolve. Jeremy talks about the balancing act between supporting Windows-centric concepts that group policy did…
DORA 2019 with Nicole Forsgren and Dustin Smith
Sep 11 • 39 min
It’s 2019 - has DevOps ‘crossed the chasm’? Richard chats with Nicole Forsgren and Dustin Smith about the latest DevOps report, showing that in all aspects of software development and operations, things are getting better - but not evenly! The…
Teaching and Learning with Don Jones
Sep 4 • 40 min
What is it to teach, and what is it to learn when you’re in IT? Richard chats with Don Jones about his on-going work on his book Be The Master and how it has evolved since its first publication in 2018. Don talks about how readers connected with him…
Office 365 Governance with Martina Grom
Aug 28 • 35 min
Office 365 has a ton of features - how do you manage them effectively? Richard chats with Martina Grom about the various aspects of Office 365 that affect the way the folks in your organization collaborate with each other and get work done. As Martina…
Controlling Cloud Costs with Corey Quinn
Aug 21 • 32 min
How much is the cloud costing you? Richard chats with Corey Quinn about his work as a consultant for cloud billing - finding ways to reduce the cost of cloud while maintaining the quality of service. Corey talks about his focus on AWS, but every cloud has…
Software Defined Networking with Claudia de Luna
Aug 14 • 31 min
What do you know about software-defined networking (SDN)? Richard chats with Claudia de Luna about her work in SDN, including implementing Cisco’s Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI). While the physical topology of your network isn’t all that…
SQL Q and A from SQL Intersection Spring 2019
Aug 7 • 48 min
What questions do you have for the SQL community? While in Orlando at SQL Intersection, Richard hosts the semi-annual question and answer session for SQL at the end of the conference. Panelists include Bob Ward, Kim Tripp, Paul Randal, Brent Ozar, Glenn…
Does Windows Still Matter with Paul Thurrott
Jul 31 • 54 min
Does Windows still matter? Richard and Paul Thurrott spend the better part of an hour debating back-and-forth about the state of Windows and the need for Windows. Microsoft has split the Windows team and largely concealed its revenue from reporting, so we…
Windows Admin Center with Haley Rowland
Jul 24 • 32 min
Ready for a new Windows administration console? Richard chats with Haley Rowland about Windows Admin Center, a browser-based administration tool that puts a graphical console over top of PowerShell commands to your on-premises servers and workstations -…