Maik van der Gaag

Information & Communications Technology

Azure Azure DevOps Development Solution Architecture .net .net core Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) DevOps Power BI

Vlaardingen, Netherlands

Maik van der Gaag

Senior Consultant | Solution Architect | Trainer | MCT

Maik van der Gaag works as a Senior Consultant, Solution Architect and Trainer (MCT) at 3fifty. Maik is a trusted advisor for organization and gives advises on Architecture, Solution Architecture and on the way they Work.

During his day to day work Maik loves to solve complex problems and think about good solutions. In his spare time, he also blogs about things he encounters in during his day to day work.

You can find Maik on Twitter @maikvandergaag and on his blog msftplayground.com.

Current sessions

Releasing resources in Azure with Azure Pipelines

How to get from a Architecture to a redeployable solution with Azure Pipelines and Azure DevOps.

Technologies discussed: .net core, Azure Pipelines and Azure


Zero touch Azure environment

How to get from a Azure environment that is being configured by hand to a environment that can not be touched

Technologies discussed: Azure DevOps, PowerShell and Azure


Evolving PowerShell scripts into Azure Pipeline extensions

IT pros automate a lot of things by using PowerShell these scripts can be added to Azure DevOps by using the out of the box tasks. Using this option, the configuration sometimes gets very difficult. By evolving the PowerShell script to an Azure DevOps extension, the script will be reusable, maintainable and easy to configure in the build and release pipelines.

- Language: English and Dutch
-Technologies: Azure DevOps, Azure Pipelines and PowerShell


Maintaining Power BI with Azure DevOps

Power BI started as a self-service reporting tool and has rapidly become a part of the enterprise reporting toolkit as well. Once enterprise reporting is introduced, however, strong governance can quickly become a necessity. During this session information will be shared on how you can control versions with Azure DevOps and how reports can be deployed via Azure Pipelines.

- Language: English and Dutch
- Technologies: Azure DevOps, Azure Pipelines, PowerShell and Power BI


Govern your Azure platform with Azure Policies

Ever wondered how it can be ensured that people adhere to Azure naming conventions, Azure services are created in specific locations, people do not create that one expensive VM and standard tags are added on Azure resources. Azure Policies are the solution. Many of these things are written down in an Azure Platform design but must also need to be checked and complied to.


Control your Azure platform with Azure Policies

Ever wondered how it can be ensured that people adhere to Azure naming conventions, Azure services are created in specific locations, people do not create that one expensive VM and standard tags are added on Azure resources. Azure Policies are the solution.


Past and future events

Global Azure Bootcamp 2017

Talk about Azure Api Applications, .Net Core in combination with Azure Api Management and Azure SQL. Besides that, we had labs for passthrough authentication from the end user to Azure SQL with one identity.
22 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Global Azure Bootcamp 2016

Talk about Azure Web Apps and VSTS combined with labs
16 Apr 2016 - 16 Apr 2016
Rotterdam, Netherlands