April Edwards

Senior Cloud Advocate

April is a senior cloud advocate and DevOps practice lead for Microsoft specializing in application transformation and DevOps ways of working. Her focus is working on Microsoft Azure to take customers of a journey from legacy technology, to serverless and containers, where code comes first, while enabling them to take full advantage of DevOps. April was previously a cloud consultant and solution architect for various partners in the UK and brings her years of experience in helping customers plan their journey. In April’s spare time she spends time outdoors hiking, skiing or scuba diving. She is also a triathlete competing in Ironman and Half Ironman triathlons.

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Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 17.06.2022

Last weekend was the Scottish Summit, while this event is local to the UK, people flew in globally to speak and attend one of the best Azure events around! There were so many great sessions from technical folks in the community and an amazing keynote from Dona Sarkar about accessibility. I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 04.06.2022

'Don't Accept the Defaults' -Abel Wang I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from around the DevOps on Azure community. If you have a post you’d like to have me include, I am always listening. You can reach out on Twitter or LinkedIn and I will be sure to share your latest post with the community. Also, ...

Deploying Java Applications to Azure using Continuous Delivery

Join us for episode 3 in our series DevOps for Java Shops! In this episode Brian Benz walks us through how to deploy a Java application to Azure App Service using GitHub Actions and continuous delivery! April: [00:00:00] Tune in into this week's episode of the DevOps lab, where we have episode three with dev ops, for Java shops. So tune in ...

Deploy a Java Application to Azure using Continuous Integration

Join us for episode 2 in our series for DevOps for Java Shops! In this episode Brian Benz walks us through how to deploy a Java application to Azure App Service using GitHub Actions and continuous integration. April: We're back this week with the dev ops lab and we're continuing our series DevOps for Java shops. So let's welcome back, Brian...

Deploy a Java application to Azure App Service using GitHub Actions

Join us for episode 1 in our series for DevOps for Java Shops! In this episode Brian Benz walks us through how to deploy a Java application to Azure App Service using GitHub Actions. Brian also covers off feature flags! April: Welcome to this week's episode of the dev ops lab. This week, we're kicking off a brand new series dev ops for Java...

DevOps for Java on Azure

Azure loves Java, bring your favorite tools and frameworks to Azure! In this 3-part series of our DevOps for Java Shops, Brian Benz stops by to highlight the easiest ways for Java developers to work with their IT organizations and partners to deliver their code to the cloud, including the best ways to reliably make updates and maintain ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 13.05.2022

We're back this week for another top stories from the #AzureDevOps #Community! We're less than 2 weeks away from Microsoft Build! The excitement is building as some of the regions are hosting live and in-person! Check out the Microsoft Build website to register! I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2022.06.05

The top stories from the #AzureDevOps #community for 2022.06.05 are here! It's been a fun week with May the 4th and Cinco de Mayo! I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from around the DevOps on Azure community. If you have a post you’d like to have me include, I am always listening. You can reach out on...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2022.22.04

We're back this week for another top stories from the #AzureDevOps #Community! I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from around the DevOps on Azure community. If you have a post you’d like to have me include, I am always listening. You can reach out on Twitter or LinkedIn and I will be sure to share your ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2022.08.04

We're back for another top stories from the #AzureDevOps #Community! After last weeks' 'catch-up' from the last month, this week feels so much quieter, but there is some awesome content for you! I am April Edwards and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from around the DevOps on Azure community. If you have a post you’d like to...

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