During a couple of recent client engagements, I realised there are still quite a few people using Azure Classic Resources. The simple reason for this is that they work and we all know in IT, if it ain't broke...etc. Now, if you only recently began working with Azure, you may never have even seen a … Continue reading Converting Classic Azure Resources (ASM) to Azure Resource Manager (ARM) – Where to Start?
If you've worked with Azure for a while, you would know that one of the most efficient methods of deployment is ARM templates and one of the most powerful services is Azure Policy. What you might not know, is that you can combine the two for efficient, iterative and defined deployments. A great point I … Continue reading How to – Azure Policy via ARM Template
When considering production workloads for your Azure environment there are some simple features that ensure the safety of your workloads that are being overlooked. The features I'm referring to are Resource Locks and Resource Manager Policies (RMPs). Both features allow you greater control over your environment with minimal administrative effort. In my opinion, regardless of … Continue reading Resource Locks and Policies
One of the most useful aspects of a platform like Azure is the multitude of deployment options that are available. Which one you use may be down to familiarity, efficiency or sometimes nature of deployment. In this post I will discuss ARM templates which can greatly speed up your deployment cycle. Infrastructure as Code (IaC) … Continue reading Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates