Category: azure

How to Enable soft delete policy in Azure Container Registry
By: Date: 29/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Soft delete policies are available in Azure Container Registry (ACR) to recover accidentally deleted artifacts. The feature is available to all service tiers (SKUs) The Soft delete policy can be enable/disable at your discretion. When you enable the soft delete policy, ACR treats deleted artifacts as soft deleted artifacts with a specified retention period. As…

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Install Kusto Query Engine in Docker container
By: Date: 17/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Data Explorer offering: the Kusto Emulator is a local environment Docker Container that encapsulating the Kusto Query Engine, it doesn’t require provisioning Azure services or incurring any cost. Prerequisites The host operating system must be either: Windows Server 2022 Windows Server 2019 Version 10.0.17763.2928 or newer Windows 11 2 gigabytes (GB) of RAM minimum;…

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Manage secrets in Azure Container Apps
By: Date: 13/09/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Container Apps offer integrated secret management that you can use to store your secrets. You can use the secrets for storing connection strings for KEDA-based scale triggers or pass them as environment variables to the containers you deploy. Never store the secret value in the repository. Store the secrets as GitHub secrets, HashiCorp Vault, or Azure Key…

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Configuring Microsoft Dev Box
By: Date: 27/08/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Microsoft Dev Box supports any developer IDE, SDK, or tool that runs on Windows. Developers can target any development workload that can be built from Windows including desktop, mobile, IoT, and web applications. Microsoft Dev Box even supports building cross-platform apps thanks to Windows Subsystem for Linux and Windows Subsystem for Android. Remote access gives…

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Custom domain names and certificates in Azure Container Apps
By: Date: 17/08/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Container Apps allows you to bind one or more custom domains. Every domain name must be associated with a domain certificate. Certificates are applied to the container app environment and are bound to individual container apps. You must have role-based access to the environment to add certificates. SNI domain certificates are required. Ingress must be…

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Self-Hosted Docker Agents in Azure
By: Date: 25/06/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

There are instances where we need a specific set of libraries to generate our build. In the earlier approaches of VMs, it used to be creating a dedicated VM for our build pipeline and installing all the required libraries, and making sure our build will run inside that VM. This however will result in the…

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Azure portal Migrate Azure Data Lake Storage from Gen1 to Gen2
By: Date: 30/05/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Gen2 migrate using the Azure portal, follow the below steps: Step 1: Assess readiness Verify RBAC role assignments Migrate Azure Data Lake Analytics workloads (if any) Step 2: Create a storage account with Gen2 capabilities Step 3: Migrate data using the Azure portal Step 4: Migrate workloads and applications Step 1: Verify RBAC role assignments For Gen2, ensure that…

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Integrate Azure Active Directory with Azure Container Apps for authentication and authorization
By: Date: 11/05/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

An app registration with the Microsoft identity platform can be generated automatically by the Container Apps Authentication feature. A registration that you or a directory administrator generates independently may also be used. Below is the two options: Create a new app registration automatically Use an existing registration created separately Configure your container app to use…

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Kubernetes Networking in Azure
By: Date: 29/04/2022 Categories: azure Tags: ,

We evaluated multiple possible architectures and finally chose the one that was best by many parameters. We hope this post will help people setting up their own Azure clusters with decent networking. First let’s look at the available options for Kubernetes networking in Azure. Calico with BGP The first option was to use default Calico…

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Azure CI/CD Pipelines (Build/Release)
By: Date: 26/04/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure separates the process of CI/CD using two pipelines build pipeline(CI) and release pipeline(CD) Build Pipeline In build pipeline you care about how to build and customize your artifact the way you want. For example if you have a spring boot application in your azure repo, you should make a task to jar your application…

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Use AzCopy
By: Date: 31/12/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

An alternative method for transferring data is AzCopy. AzCopy v10 is the next-generation command-lineutility for copying data to/from Microsoft Azure Blob and File storage, which offers a redesigned command-line interface and new architecture for high-performance reliable data transfers. Using AzCopy, youcan copy data between a file system and a storage account, or between storage accounts….

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Azure Announcement in December 2021
By: Date: 28/12/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Microsoft Azure Announcement December 2021 learn2skills Welcome to Azure Compute Covering:  Azure CycleCloud, Azure Dedicated Host, Azure Functions, Azure VMware Solution by CloudSimple, Batch, Cloud Services, Linux Virtual Machines, SAP HANA on Azure Large Instances, Service Fabric, Virtual Machines, Virtual Machine Scale Sets  Azure HPC – CycleCloud 8.2.1 is now generally available  Azure VMware SDDC…

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Deploy Azure Kubernetes Services
By: Date: 30/11/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Kubernetes Service is a managed Kubernetes cluster in Azure, Users are only required to manage and maintain agent nodes. Features Include in AKS. Advanced Networking Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) Identity and Security Management Container health logs and monitoring GPU-enabled nodes AKS Terminology Pools are groups of nodes with identical configurations.Nodes are individual virtual…

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Monitor your networks using Azure Network Watcher
By: Date: 31/10/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Network Watcher is a regional service that enables you to monitor and diagnose conditions at a network scenario level in, to, and from Azure. Scenario level monitoring enables you to diagnose problems at an end-to-end network level view. Network diagnostic and visualization tools available with Network Watcher help you understand, diagnose, and gain insights…

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Integrate your App Service with Azure virtual networks
By: Date: 28/10/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Virtual network integration for Azure servicesIntegrating Azure services to an Azure virtual network enables private access to the service from virtualmachines or compute resources in the virtual network. You can integrate Azure services in your virtualnetwork with the following options:● Deploying dedicated instances of the service into a virtual network. The services can then be…

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Creating Zone-redundant storage for managed disks
By: Date: 24/10/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Zone-redundant storage replicates your data across three storage clusters in a region. Each cluster is physically separated from the other two, which means that each cluster is supplied by separate utilities, such as power or networking.If there’s an outage in a datacenter, you can still access your data from another availability zone in that region….

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Upgrading applications using Helm
By: Date: 05/09/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Custom Themes I will explain how to perform upgrades using Helm operators Run the following command: helm install wp bitnami/wordpress You will force an update of the image of the MariaDB container. Let’s first check the version of the current image: kubectl describe statefulset wp-mariadb | grep Image Getting the current image of the StatefulSet…

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Azure Key vault can’t access
By: Date: 17/08/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Problem Statement: As a tenant administrator you can’t inspect KeyVault contents created by other people (“you are unauthorized to view these contents”). Solution: You can assign appropriate permission in access policies. Go to Azure portal>Key vaults>Settings>Access Policies Click “Add Access plocies” Key permissions: Select all under “Key Management Operations” and “Cryptographic Operations” Select yourself as…

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Azure App Service on Linux
By: Date: 16/08/2021 Categories: azure Tags: ,

App Service on Linux to host web apps natively on Linux for supported application stacks. To view the latest languages and supported versions Run az webapp list-runtimes –linux Currently supported featuresLimitationsTroubleshoot performance issuesContinuous deployment to Azure App Service Currently supported features Deployments FTP Local Git GitHub Bitbucket Languages and frameworks Node.js Java PHP Python .NET…

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Kubernetes Nodepools Explained
By: Date: 13/08/2021 Categories: azure Tags:

Introduction This article will explain and show the use cases for using Nodepools in Kubernetes: Describe nodepools. System and user nodepools: what are they? How can I use Labels and nodeSelector to schedule application pods on a particular nodepool? How can Taints and Tolerations be used to schedule only certain application pods on a nodepool?…

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How to set Azure blob for Immutable storage
By: Date: 01/08/2021 Categories: azure Tags: ,

Immutable storage for Azure blob that enables users to store business-critical data in a WORM (Write Once, Read Many) state. Immutable storage supports two types of policies:Time-based retention Legal holdSelect from Azure PortalTime-based retention Immutable storage supports two types of policies: Time-based retention Time-based retention allows users to add policies and store data for a…

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