I am Avinash Barnwal, a Senior Solution Architect with having Solution Architecture and Data Center Migrations / Cloud Migrations experience currently practicing Azure Cloud Solution architecture and executing Cloud migration projects. I am a great Mentor and natural Enabler for colleagues and friends. I carry an experience in diverse domains like Reinsurance, Capital leasing, Travel Backoffice Solutions, Petroleum marketing & Handheld Electricity billing.
My Primary skills include Azure Solutions Architecture, C#.NET (Windows, Web Services), ASP.NET Core, Entity Framework Core, Azure DevOps to name a few. I am well versed in Agile and waterfall methodologies.
My experience goes on to include Disaster Recovery Planning, High Availability Planning and Setup, Load balancing setup for Web Applications with NGINX/ Apache, MySQL Clustering, Single Sign-On Implementation using SAML (Ping Federate and Azure AD), SSL, Client Certificate authentication, Kerberos Authentication, HSM setup (Luna), Digital E-Signatures, Multi-Factor Authentication Setup, Middleware MQ(IBM), WebSphere based Java app hosting, DNS Load Balancing, Azure Hosting, Azure Web Application setup and Migration, WordPress Hosting and Support, Apache Reverse proxy setup, Docker and Kubernetes.
Recent POCs include Azure Cosmos DB, Azure SQL Clustering using Ubuntu-based SQL 2019 & Pacemaker / Corosync, SQL Geo-Replication, SQL Auto-Failover Groups, Availability Groups Setup, TLA Specification Language, Paxos, Raft Algorithm, Service Mesh, Linkerd, Azure DevOps with Terraform.
AZ 900 – Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals (View Acclaim)
AZ 104 – Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate (Validate credential)
AZ 204 – Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate (Validate Credential)
AZ 304/ AZ 303 – Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert (Validate Credential)
AZ 500 – Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate (Validate Credential)
Certified SAFe 5 Agilist (Validate Credential)
Pursuing Below 3 certifications
I follow some of the great personalities that I have come across in my life in order of Chronology of me getting inspired: –
- Jeremy Foster( for his work and demo on Tweet Monkey)
- Christopher Harrison (the way you say “Remember Model and Controller is just a class”),
- Scott Hanselman (for your super-useful Demos and interesting Ideas),
- Jon Galloway (had an opportunity to meet him in person in Microsoft Build London 2015).
If you want to consult me for any of the above skills, you can reach me through Twitter handle @vnextcoder.