Terraform: Create AKS cluster
Posted on March 30, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
While there are several ways to host container workloads in Azure, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) provides the easiest way to deploy Kubernetes for teams needing a full orchestration solution. By Jim Counts.
Introduction to Azure's Well-Architected Framework
Posted on March 27, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
This blog series on Microsoft's Well-Architected Framework for Azure will equip you with the foundational knowledge and resources you need to become an expert in cloud migration best practices. By Jerry Rhoads.
The only guide you need for a static website in Azure — Create a static website
Posted on March 23, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Want to know more about static site generators? How to host your static website using Azure services, or how you can automate the full integration of your web code and the deployment of your site build? Either way, this series of blog posts is for you! By Rolf Schutten.
How to Create REST API with Azure Functions and Serverless Framework
Posted on March 9, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length short
With the recent updates to the serverless-azure-functions plugin, it is now easier than ever to create, deploy and maintain a real-world REST API running on Azure Functions. This post will walk you through the first few steps of doing that. By Tanner Barlow.
Deep dive into Cloud App Discovery
Posted on March 1, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
Cloud Discovery, which is one of the Microsoft Cloud App Security (MCAS) features, helps organizations to identity applications and user activities, traffic volume, and typical usage hours for each cloud application. In a nutshell, it can help to detect "Shadow IT" applications and possible risky applications. By Joanna Harding @Microsoft.
Windows 10 Device Guard and Credential Guard demystified
Posted on February 9, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
While helping Windows Enterprise customers deploy and realize the benefits of Windows 10, I've observed there's still a lot of confusion regarding the security features of the operating system. By Priyanka_Pillai @Microsoft.
10 reasons to use Azure SQL in your next project
Posted on February 7, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length long
There are many database technologies available on Azure that you can choose from. Why would you use Azure SQL. By Davide.
How to build with Terraform: Azure VMs (Windows)
Posted on December 27, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Have you created an Azure VM via the Azure portal before? If so, how many clicks did it take to do that? Can you do it, again and again, providing the exact same input values to ensure you meet a specific standard? Probably not. You need to automate the process. Create Azure VMs with Terraform! By Adam Bertram.
Build a serverless app using Go and Azure functions
Posted on December 19, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Webhook backend is a popular use case for FaaS (Functions-as-a-service) platforms. Using a serverless function, it's quite convenient to encapsulate the webhook functionality and expose it in the form of an HTTP endpoint. By Abhishek Gupta.
Azure Container Registry: Securing container workflows
Posted on December 10, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Securing any environment requires multiple lines of defense. Azure Container Registry recently announced the general availability of features like Azure Private Link, customer-managed keys, dedicated data-endpoints, and Azure Policy definitions. These features provide tools to secure Azure Container Registry as part of the container end-to-end workflow. By Reshmi Mangalore Senior Program Manager.
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How to use Azure spot to reduce Azure virtualization costs
Posted on November 21, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
One of the key benefits of cloud computing is the resource optimization achieved through hardware abstraction. This article explains how Azure Spot can provide a scalable virtualization management solution saving you from using unnecessary VMs. By Symon Perriman.
Game development with .NET
Posted on October 10, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
Microsoft launched a new Game Development with .NET section on their site. It's designed for current .NET developers to explore all the choices available to them when developing games. By Abdullah.
Tags azure software programming how-to