Pod Identity allows you to assign Azure Managed Identities to Pods in your Kubernetes cluster. Using Managed Identity greatly simplifies the approach to granting your applications access to Azure resouces.
Learn how Azure Container Instances can be used to run scripts as part of your ARM template deployments.
A cheaper alternative for processing your SmartThings data in Azure for storage in Cosmos DB and reporting in Power BI.
A recent update to the ARM schema means you can now create Blob containers in your template. We're still waiting for tables, queues and shares, but this is a start. Unfortunately, the ARM reference docs don't seem to have been updated to show how to do this, so I'll show you how.
This topic is something I see over and over again with people who are getting started with Azure. Azure Active Directory is not a cloud version of Active Directory, and in fact, it bears minimal resemblance to its on-premises namesake at all.
When you request a public IP in Azure you will receive one from the general pool of available addresses and it is very unlikely you will receive multiple IPs in the same range. A new preview feature announced at Ignite changes this, called Public IP Address Prefixes.