Learn how Azure Container Instances can be used to run scripts as part of your ARM template deployments.
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.
Azure Resource Graph is a new tool announced at this years Ignite conference. Resource graph lets you query all your Azure resources, cross subscription at high speed to provided valuable insights into your Azure estate.
With the recent updates to ARM templates, we can now include Resource Groups as part of our deployment. However, the process isn't quite as simple as you might think. We'll look at how it's done.
Some new functionality for ARM templates was announced at the recent Build conference, one of these was user-defined functions. What this lets you do is create re-useable functions that you can call inside your template. You’re still limited to using the built-in ARM functions inside your function,
Most example ARM templates use a single JSON file to contain all of the deployment details in a single file. This works fine for smaller deployments, but once you start doing larger deployments, working in teams, or wanting to re-use parts of your deployment templates then you really need to start l