Creating Cosmos DB Resources using ARM Templates

Creating Cosmos DB Resources using ARM Templates

This week we saw a significant update to the ARM template for Cosmos DB, which now allows us to create databases and containers. Up until now, we've only been able to create Cosmos DB accounts using templates, we then had to create the databases, containers, tables etc. through PowerShell or the portal etc. With this update, we are now able to deploy much more of our Cosmos setup with ARM templates, including databases, containers, graphs, namespaces and tables.
Kubernetes Pod Allocation in a Multi-OS Cluster

Kubernetes Pod Allocation in a Multi-OS Cluster

This week we saw the announcement of the public preview of Windows Server Containers on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS). Windows support in AKS has been something we've been waiting for, for a while now and is excellent news for those trying to lift and shift Windows applications into containers. As we've discussed previously, if you can, using Linux containers is always going to give you the fastest start-up time and fewer complications, however not everyone can re-write their apps in .