Category: azure

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Data Encryption with a Customer-managed Key
By: Date: 12/03/2023 Categories: azure Tags:

For the #Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible server, data encryption with customer-managed passwords is configured at the server level. The data encryption key for the service is encrypted for a specific server using a customer-managed secret known as the key encryption key (KEK). (DEK). An encrypted key called the KEK is kept in a customer-owned…

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How to configure RDP shortpaths for Azure Virtual Desktops
By: Date: 24/02/2023 Categories: azure Tags:

A supported Windows Remote Desktop client and session host can establish a direct UDP-based connection by using the RDP Shortpath functionality of Azure Virtual Desktop. To activate RDP Shortpath, you must first fulfill the requirements. For your situation, choose one of the tabs below. Prerequisites Public Networks scenario If networks and firewalls permit the traffic…

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Run your container apps anywhere with Azure Container Apps on Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes
By: Date: 15/12/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Developers may quickly create and deploy microservices and containerized apps with Azure Container Apps. Without having to deal with Kubernetes’ complexity, developers can take advantage of the highly optimized developer productivity features of Azure Container Apps, while operators can offer developers a platform that is extremely productive while still maintaining ultimate control over the Kubernetes…

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In Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), how can the default node pool size be changed without downtime?
By: Date: 22/11/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

If you want to resize an existing node pool, called nodepool01, from SKU size Standard_DS3_v2 to Standard_DS4_v2. To complete this task, you’ll need to create a new node pool using Standard_DS4_v2, move workloads from nodepool01 to the new node pool, and remove nodepool01. In this example, call this new node pool testnodepool. View Existing nodes in AKS: Create a new…

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In an Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster, use Confidential Virtual Machines (CVM)
By: Date: 26/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

You can add a node pool to your AKS cluster with CVM using the generally available confidential VM sizes (DCav5/ECav5). Confidential VMs with AMD SEV-SNP support introduces a new set of security features, including full VM memory encryption, to protect data in use. These features enable CVM-enabled node pools to migrate highly sensitive container workloads…

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Deploy a Service Fabric 3-node cluster
By: Date: 20/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

#Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes scalable and reliable microservices and containers easy to package, deploy, and manage. A Service Fabric cluster is a network-connected collection of virtual machines where you can deploy and manage your microservices. We will explain and Required pre-requisites Create client certificate using Azure Key Vault Create…

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Deploy a Service Fabric 3-node cluster
By: Date: 20/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes scalable and reliable microservices and containers easy to package, deploy, and manage. A Service Fabric cluster is a network-connected collection of virtual machines where you can deploy and manage your microservices. We will explain and Required pre-requisites Create client certificate using Azure Key Vault Create…

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Use Service Connector to connect a container app to a cloud service
By: Date: 11/10/2022 Categories: azure Tags:

Azure Container Apps enables you to connect to cloud services in just a few steps by using Service Connector. Service Connector manages network configuration and connection information between different services. The requirements before creating Service Connector Container Apps that are deployed to a region that is supported by a service connector, Service Connector region supported…

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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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