Category: Azure

According to Microsoft, Azure is an ever-expanding set of cloud services to help your organisation meet business challenges. It’s the freedom to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using various tools and frameworks.

From DevOps to business analytics to the Internet of Things, Azure is designed to have users up and running quickly with a scalable, cost-effective solution that works with your existing investments.

This cloud computing service is a big part of Microsoft’s business, and it competes with similar services from Amazon and Google.

Therefore, our Azure Category is full of handy tips, tricks and advise. Check out some of the Step by Step blogs or learn with our eBooks, How To videos and Webinars.

Thoughts about disabling classic pipelines in Azure DevOps
Thoughts about disabling classic pipelines in Azure DevOps
Blog Posts

In this post I want to share my thoughts about disabling classic pipelines in Azure DevOps. Which I know there are mixed feelings about. In addition, I want to raise awareness that this is now possible. Due to the fact that towards the end of January Microsoft announced that you can now disable creation of classic pipelines in… READ MORE

How to get started with Microsoft Sentinel – best practices from the field
How to get started with Microsoft Sentinel – best practices from the field
Webinars

How to get started with Microsoft Sentinel – best practices from the field Join Dominik and learn how to get started with Microsoft Sentinel, a cutting-edge security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration automated response (SOAR) solution. This webinar is designed to equip security professionals, IT administrators, and decision-makers with a comprehensive understanding of… READ MORE

EXCHANGE SERVER IN AZURE – PART II
EXCHANGE SERVER IN AZURE – PART II
Blog Posts

In my previous blog I wrote about creating a virtual network in Microsoft Azure and a site-to-site VPN connection to connect your on-premises network to the virtual network in Azure. The next step is to create a Domain Controller and (optional) an Azure AD Connect server in Microsoft Azure. On a Domain Controller on-premises, create a new… READ MORE

Installing Flux (GitOps) AKS cluster extension to a tainted node pool
Installing Flux (GitOps) AKS cluster extension to a tainted node pool
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I am starting to see GitOps more and more lately especially now it can be easily installed using an AKS cluster extension. Not sure what a cluster extension is? Check out this blog post. https://pixelrobots.co.uk/2022/02/azure-kubernetes-service-aks-addons-and-extensions-who-is-responsible/ One thing I have noticed is that when people have installed flux via the cluster extension and are using the best… READ MORE

What is Azure Arc?
What is Azure Arc?
Blog Posts

Cloud computing has revolutionised the way we store, manage, and process data. However, as more organisations move their workloads to the cloud, managing and monitoring these environments has become increasingly complex. Azure Arc is a game-changing solution that simplifies multi-cloud management, enabling businesses to manage their cloud resources seamlessly across multiple environments. In this blog… READ MORE

Finding out what values were used on a deployed helm chart
Finding out what values were used on a deployed helm chart
Blog Posts

Let’s set the scene. You deployed the NGINX ingress controller a while ago onto an AKS cluster by following the Microsoft Docs https://learn.microsoft.com/azure/aks/ingress-basic and now need to update the nginx ingress controller but add a new configuration. If you read the doc page, you will notice the helm command is not using a values file but rather… READ MORE

Harnessing the Power of Digital Transformation with Azure Cosmos DB
Harnessing the Power of Digital Transformation with Azure Cosmos DB
Webinars

Harnessing the Power of Digital Transformation with Azure Cosmos DB Join Olena for this insightful webinar ‘Harnessing the Power of Digital Transformation with Azure Cosmos DB’ as she delves into the transformative world of modern database approaches and the power of Azure Cosmos DB. In this digital age, traditional database structures are being left behind… READ MORE

Azure Static Web Apps in a Nutshell
Azure Static Web Apps in a Nutshell
Webinars

Azure Static Web Apps in a Nutshell Join Ralf for an informative webinar ‘Azure Static Web Apps in a Nutshell’ where we will uncover the potential of Azure Static Web App and its myriad of applications. In today’s digital landscape, traditional approaches to web development are being transformed, and Azure SWA is at the forefront… READ MORE

How to Deploy Azure AD LAPS with Intune Step by Step
How to Deploy Azure AD LAPS with Intune Step by Step
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Azure AD LAPS (Local Administrator Password Solution) provides management of a single local administrator account on Azure Active Directory or local Active Directory joined devices. The password is then protected in AD while access to the password can be delegated to specific users.  The configuration and deployment of modern Azure AD LAPS is simplified with… READ MORE