The Importance of DevOps in Your Business

For anyone in the technology space, the topic of DevOps has become prevalent across virtually all industries as organizations recognize that DevOps delivers value well beyond their IT department. Technology is changing the way we do business, and in the prescient words of Satya Nadella, “every business will become a software business.” So, how can…
Containers

Create a Simple DevOps Pipeline for Containers with Azure Container Registry

With software development, there’s almost always multiple ways to do things, and sometimes the best solution for a problem is not a technical one, rather a nontechnical one. With DevOps, this is certainly true, as there are increasingly multiple ways to do things to get code from a development environment into a code repo, built,…

Missing Tests on Azure DevOps

Trying to integrate unit tests and code coverage Azure DevOps to other systems and things seem to be disappearing? Learn why it happens and how to fix it...

ARM Templates and Cloud Init

It's easy enough to utilize the inline Cloud-Init in your ARM templates to configure your site. But how do you develop and deliver your Cloud Config outside of your ARM templates?

Data DevOps: Deploying SQL Server DACPACs to Docker

In order to truly optimize the workflow and create a culture of DevOps, we need to be able to quickly build and deploy databases. To automate this process, we need to rely on improving our ability to utilize infrastructure as code. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use sqlpackage to automate…

DevOps and Documentation

Good software requires good documentation. And good documentation requires a DevOps process to ensure you always have the latest version...