Aidan Finn argues why knowledge of how infrastructure works is still as important as ever.
Resource Policy is a very nice feature in Azure Resource Manager that allows you to control what delegated administrators can do in an Azure subscription or resource group.
Microsoft recently shared a detailed design for a secure network deployment in Azure, based on the United Kingdom’s cloud security principles. The focus of Microsoft’s article was on the UK, but we can use this design as a basis for other deployments.
Find out how you can monitor the deployment of an Azure JSON template using the Azure Portal and debug what went wrong using errors in the Azure Portal and the Azure Resource Explorer.
Deploy an Azure JSON template from the Azure Portal using the (still in preview) Templates feature.
Find out how to deploy a JSON template in Azure using PowerShell and a parameters JSON file.
Learn how to deploy multiple resources in a fairly simple example of an Azure Resource Manager JSON file.
Learn how to build a simple JSON file using the Azure Portal, and customize it using the free version of Visual Studio, VS Code.
Find out how to use VS Code to edit, review, and save JSON files to deploy resources in Azure.
In this post, I will show you how you can prevent delegated administrators from deploying unwanted & expensive large virtual machine sizes, which granting them access to deploy smaller machines. Azure Resource Manager Policy One of the dangers, and understandable fears, about cloud services such as Azure is that IT as a utility makes it […]
Aidan Finn shares his opinion on what it means for IT pros to adopt an infrastructure as code approach.
Russell Smith explains how JSON differs from XML, and how it’s used in Azure’s management portal