Creating a Tagging Strategy for Azure

Azure has many controls out of the box that helps tailor the experience to an organization on Azure. Such controls include Azure Management Groups for organizing subscriptions, Azure AD with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) to manage access to Azure resources, Subscriptions and Resource Groups for organizing resources, and Azure Policy to enforce compliance and augment…

Azure Policy as Fast as Possible

Azure out of the box comes with a number of controls that allow users to shape permission on Azure through roles and role assignments. These roles control what actions a user can perform, but it does not limit what these actions can do within their given scope. For instance, RBAC can be used to configure…

Tech on Fire: Introduction to Azure Container Instances

Azure Container Instances provide a no-infrastructure-required platform to host containerized applications. Everything for running containers is handled as a first-class object on Azure and provides tight integration with other services like Azure Storage, Key Vault, and VNets. In this video, we’ll do a deep dive into Azure Container Instances to show you how you can…

Tech on Fire: Azure Application Insights

Monitoring applications in production can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Azure Application Insights takes the pain out of monitoring apps by collating client-side, server-side, and database telemetry. A single portal allows you to see how your app is performing and drill down into the data to find out information about…

Tech on Fire: Azure Functions With Azure App Services

Azure Functions are Microsoft’s serverless solution, providing an event-driven programming model that simplifies developing APIs and integrations. Going serverless helps get developers out of the business of having to configure, maintain, and scale servers while also improving application development agility.

Tech on Fire: Azure App Service Advanced Tools a.k.a. Kudu

Azure Kudo is an advanced set of tools for working with Azure App Services and supplements the tools in the Azure Portal and Azure CLI. In this edition of Tech on Fire, learn how you can use Kudo to get access to the file system and run commands in the App Service context that’s running…

Tech on Fire: Azure App Service Deployment Center

Azure App Service Deployment Center can be used to create simple Continuous Deployment pipelines for apps running on Azure App Services. When combined with a Continuous Integration service like GitHub, full CI/CD pipelines can be built using only a few mouse clicks. In this video, you will learn how to set one up in just…

Tech on Fire: Autoscale on Azure App Services

Dynamically scaling an application in the cloud is one of the value propositions of using the cloud. Azure makes this easy with Azure App Services and Autoscaling, which enables apps to scale on all kinds of metrics. In this video, we’ll show you how to use it.

Tech on Fire: Azure App Service Plans

In this edition of Tech on Fire, you will learn about Azure App Service Plans, which are the foundation for defining your Azure App Service on Azure. This includes the kind of resources needed as well as the scale and scope of an app service.