Azure DevOps - Building a Simple Bicep Pipeline for Resource Deployment
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Nowadays, automating the deployment of cloud resources has become the norm. Azure DevOps is a go-to tool known for its solidness and adaptability. In this article, we’ll dive into how to create a simple pipeline to set up Azure resources using Microsoft’s infrastructure as code language, Bicep.
Bicep - Azure Key Vault Deployments in Multiple Environments
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Hi folks, I sincerely hope you are all doing great. You are probably aware of the importance of Azure Key Vault in securely and centrally managing secrets, encryption keys, and certificates.
Terraform - Deploying Azure Application Insights
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Monitoring and analyzing performance in modern cloud-based environments is crucial to ensure reliability. Azure Application Insights is a powerful tool for monitoring your applications, helping you detect and diagnose errors. Building on our previous discussion on Azure Log Analytics workspaces, This blog post will guide you through implementing Azure Application Insights with a Terraform module.
Terraform - Deploying and Managing Azure Log Analytics Workspace
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Hi! As cloud architectures become more complex, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become increasingly important. By using tools like Terraform, IaC allows you to manage intricate infrastructures in a text-based, repeatable, and automated manner.
Bicep - Deploying keys with rotation policies in Azure Key Vault
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Hi! This week, we’re talking about security, specifically how to use automatic key rotation in Azure Key Vault. In case you didn’t know, Azure Key Vault’s automated key rotation improves security by creating new key versions at set intervals and sending expiration alerts via Event Grid.
Bicep - Enabling Malware Scanning & Sensitive Data Discovery in Storage Accounts
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Microsoft’s Defender for Storage has recently unveiled a significant security update, with two standout features being near-real-time malware scanning and sensitive data discovery. In this article, I will guide you on how to enable these features across all your Azure storage accounts using Bicep.
Terraform - Deploy Azure Firewall into Virtual Network
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Hello everyone! Azure offers a variety of security solutions, and Azure Firewall is a particularly effective tool. It is a fully managed cloud-native network firewall that provides top-notch protection for our virtual network resources.
Bicep - Deploying Microsoft Sentinel with Azure AD Connector
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Hi there! As you know, Microsoft Sentinel is an advanced SIEM tool that provides a comprehensive view of your organization’s security landscape. One of its superpowers comes from its integration with Azure AD connector.
Terraform - Deploying Azure Resource Locks
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Hi! Did you know that Azure Resource Locks can provide an extra layer of protection for your resources in case of accidental changes or deletions? And best of all, we can deploy them using Terraform.
Bicep - Practical Use Cases of String Functions in Azure Deployments
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Bicep is a language specifically designed for deploying Azure resources and offers a more user-friendly syntax than JSON. One of the cool features of Bicep is its built-in functions that allow performing a variety of operations and manipulations on data while creating Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates.
Terraform - Deploy Azure Bastion into Virtual Network
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Hi there! In a previous article, we discussed the deployment of an Azure Bastion host in an existing Virtual Network (VNet) using Azure CLI and PowerShell. While those methods are effective, there’s an opportunity to simplify the entire process.
Bicep - Deploy an Azure Active Directory B2C Tenant
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Bicep promises more efficient resource management, but there are notable challenges when working with Azure B2C. From customizing certain tenant properties to retrieving detailed information, we must face limitations. This post will show you how to create an Azure B2C resource with Bicep, identify current limitations, and find potential solutions.
Terraform - Deploy and manage Subscription Budgets
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Hi! Today, I’d like to share a helpful tip on how you can efficiently manage your Azure resources and services while keeping your cloud spending in check. With Azure Budgets, you can easily set budget thresholds and receive alerts to monitor your costs proactively.
Bicep - Deploy Azure Container Registry (ACR)
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The use of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become vital in achieving successful and scalable implementations. Azure Bicep allows us to provision and manage resources in Azure with reliability and conciseness.
Terraform - Deploy and manage Azure action groups
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Hey, did you know that Azure Monitor has these cool things called action groups? They help you manage alerts by connecting them to different actions. You can receive notifications by email or text message, run Azure Functions, or even start a webhook with an HTTP call.
Bicep - Assigning Azure Policy Initiatives to Enforce Compliance
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Hi all! Today I want to talk to you about “Policy as Code” Just as “Infrastructure as Code” changed how we handle infrastructure deployment, “Policy as Code” gives us consistency, traceability, and rapid implementation in policy management.
Terraform - Creating Azure Private DNS Zones and Records
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Hi everyone! Today I want to share how I use Terraform to implement your private DNS zones in Azure. Also, I’ll show you how to create ‘A’ records in these zones.
Bicep - Deploy a Subscription Budget using Azure CLI
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Managing your resources and services costs is crucial to your Azure subscriptions’ governance. That’s where Azure Budgets comes in. Azure Budgets helps us manage our cloud costs by setting spending limits.
Terraform - Deploying Azure Hub-Spoke Networking
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In this blog post, I want to show you how to implement a hub-spoke network architecture on Azure using Terraform, one of my favorite infrastructure as code (IaC) tools. The hub-spoke model is a widely adopted networking strategy that allows you to simplify management, increase scalability, and improve the security of your Azure resources.
Bicep - Deploy Azure Storage Account using Azure CLI
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Azure Storage is a core foundational PaaS (Platform as a Service) offering within Microsoft Azure, providing a versatile and scalable solution for storing files, blobs (binary large objects), and other data types.