DevOps Basics: Harnessing Continuous Integration and Infrastructure As Code

Hello folks, A little while ago, Vancouver based start-up Roomsy and Microsoft collaborated in a Hackfest to explore how Azure Web App services and DevOps best practices could address their needs. Roomsy is a cloud-based Property Management System. It provides its customer a platform to manage their rental property, take reservations that are created through…


Step-by-Step: Migrate your classic Cloud Services to ARM

Hello Folks, Ever since we came up with the Azure Resource Manager model one question that keeps coming back is “how do i migrate my running Cloud Services based environment to the ARM model?” Great question.  So far we did not have a great answer.  Now, we have.  Take a look at this video that…

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Step-By-Step: Export a Resource Group as an ARM Template.

Hello Folks, We’ve been talking about ARM templates for a while now: DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – ARM Templates DevOps Basics: ARM Templates Part 2 DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – The PowerShell Method Yet, i still get questions about the difference between the ARM model and the classic Cloud Service model.  If you…

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DevOps Basics: ARM Templates Part 2

Hello Folks, Last week we discussed the composition of ARM Templates. A few days later I was contacted by a reader that pointed out that I forgot to explain how we can find the API versions needed for a specific resource types. So I did some research, asked around internally and I found the answers…

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DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – ARM Templates

Hello Folks, Any solution you deploy in the cloud requires some kind of supporting infrastructure. (Such as a virtual network, database server, database, website…) The traditional way of managing\deploying these was to build each part one by one. Step 1 – Create the storage account Step 2 – Create the cloud service Step 3 –…

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DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – The Visual Studio Method

Hello folks, Last week and the week before we talked about Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and the benefits that you can gain from using a template to deploy your solutions in a orderly  fashion. DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code DevOps Basics: Infrastructure as Code – The PowerShell Method This week we’ll look at the same…

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