Tag: Azure

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Hands on with the Azure Resource Manager Terraform Provider

Earlier this month at Build Microsoft announced a new feature for ARM templates, the Terraform Resource Provider. If you’re not familiar with Terraform, it’s a way to define cloud infrastructure declaratively much like ARM templates, but one of its big benefits is that it works across cloud provider

User Defined Functions in ARM Templates

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,

Create Custom Azure Kubernetes Clusters with ACS Engine

If your looking to run Kubernetes in Azure then the Azure Kubernetes Service is what you’ll generally be looking at, it offers a semi-managed solution with PaaS based management nodes and is by far the simplest and easiest Kubernetes service to use in Azure. If AKS meets all your needs, then no need

Azure Container Hosting Demystified

If you’re just getting started with containers and want to run them on Azure the number of options available can be overwhelming, especially with all the not so intuitive acronyms. There are many different options for hosting containers in Azure and all of them fill a specific need. Choosing the app

Backup for Azure Blob Storage

Recently I came across a question on StackOverflow that was asking about how they could backup Azure Blob storage. They finished this question asking I can’t be the only one who needs to do this”. This struck a chord with me, as I recall feeling exactly the same when I had a need to do this. It feel