I am Avinash Barnwal, a Solution Architect having Solution Architecture and IT Service Management 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 have 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 with 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 204 – Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate (View Acclaim)
I am pursuing some more Certifications to keep myself up to date.
AZ 304 – Microsoft Azure Architect Design
AZ 303 – Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies
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 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.