Architecture · Azure · Azure Deployment Environment · azure-resource-manager-templates · Bicep · Cloud Governance · compliance · Dev Box · IAC · Infrastructure As Code · managed-identity · terraform

Accelerate Governance with Deployment Environments

I am super excited to explore and learn this new Azure capability: Azure Deployment Environment.   Azure Deployment Environments empowers development teams to quickly and easily spin-up app infrastructure with project-based templates that establish consistency and best practices while maximizing security, compliance, and cost efficiency. This on-demand access to secure environments accelerates the different stages… Continue reading Accelerate Governance with Deployment Environments

Automation · Azure · CI-CD · Cluster · GitHub-Actions · IAC · Infrastructure As Code · Kubernetes · Pipeline · terraform

Empower Kubernetes developers with guardrails

Background A while ago, I wrote a post: Azure DevOps Multi-Stage pipelines for Enterprise AKS scenarios. The idea was having a platform team that enforces best practices, security and other compliance aspects to Kubernetes platform and allows one ore more workload-teams (i.e., product teams) build and deploy their workload into the cluster. The previous post suggested… Continue reading Empower Kubernetes developers with guardrails

Automation · Azure · azure-resource-manager-templates · Bicep · CI-CD · IAC · Infrastructure As Code · Security · template-spec · terraform

Azure Resource Governance with Template Specs & Biceps

All the example codes are available in GitHub. Background Governance of cloud estates is challenging for businesses. It’s crucial to enforce security policies, workload redundancies, uniformity (such as naming conventions), simplify deployments with packaged artifacts (i.e., ARM templates), Azure role-based access control (Azure RBAC) across the enterprise. Generally, the idea is, a centralized team (sometimes… Continue reading Azure Resource Governance with Template Specs & Biceps

Automation · CI-CD · Command · docker · Go · Infrastructure As Code · terraform

Terraforming Azure DevOps

Background In many organizations, specially in large enterprises there’s a need to automate Azure DevOps projects and Teams members. Manually managing large number of Azure DevOps projects, Teams for these projects and users to the teams, on-boarding and off-boarding team members are not trivial. Besides managing the users sometimes, we just need to have an… Continue reading Terraforming Azure DevOps

AKS · Automation · Azure · CI-CD · Cluster · Command · docker · IAC · Kubernetes · Linkerd · ServiceMash · terraform

Linkerd in Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

In this article I would document my journey on setting up Linkerd Service Mesh on Azure Kubernetes service. Background I have a tiny Kubernetes cluster. I run some workload there, some are useful, others are just try-out, fun stuffs. I have few services that need to talk to each other. I do not have a… Continue reading Linkerd in Azure Kubernetes Service cluster

.NET · .net-core · Architecture · Azure · Blazor · C# · Command · IAC · Infrastructure As Code · TableStorage · terraform

CloudOven – Terraform at ease!

TL;DR: URL: CloudOven  Use Google account or sign-up  Google Chrome please! (I've not tested on other browsers yet) Background In recent years I have spent fair amount of time in design and implementation of Infrastructure as code in larger enterprise context. Terraform seemed to be a tool of choice when it comes to preserve the… Continue reading CloudOven – Terraform at ease!