Azure Bicep is the new Domain Specific Language (DSL) for creating resources in Azure. In this video, we go over Variables and Functions in a Bicep file. We then go over creating and using Variables and Functions in an example storage account template.Continue reading “Azure Bicep Variables and Functions”
This video picks up where the last Azure Bicep video left off. In this video, we review parameters and data types, then update a Bicep template with paraments including allowed and default values. After that, we run a deployment passing in paraments to create a new storage account.Continue reading “Azure Bicep Paraments and Data Types”
In this video, we go over the items needed to prepare a development environment for Azure Bicep, including adding the Bicep extension to VS Code, adding the Bicep Command Line Interface (CLI) and adding or updating PowerShell and Azure CLI for Bicep. Once in place, we walk through a tutorial to create a simple Azure Storage account with Bicep.Continue reading “Getting Started with Azure Bicep”
This video goes over two ways of restricting access to Microsoft Azures PaaS services; Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints. Both are used to restrict access to PaaS serviced, but work differently. The video gives an overview if the differences and then does a walkthrough of deploying Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints using an Azure Storage account as an example.Continue reading “Azure Virtual Networking Service Endpoints and Private Endpoints”
This video demonstrates how to automatically sync Blob files in Azure Storage to a local file system. I show how to configure Event Grid to trigger a webhook that starts a runbook in Azure Automation when a new file is added to Azure Blob Storage. The Runbook runs on a Hybrid Worker and downloads the file from Azure Storage to a local file system.Continue reading “Copy Blob Files Local with Event Grid and Azure Automation”
A Content Delivery Network, or CDN, is a globally distributed network for delivering, well, content. Content can include images, videos, CSS and any other asset used for providing web services. The advantages to a CDN include: caching data closer to the users to increase web site performance, improving reliability by leveraging a global caching network and reducing bandwidth by shifting traffic to the CDN.Continue reading “How to configure an Azure CDN”
My head is still swimming from all the information at Microsoft Ignite this year. In this post I’m going over three reoccurring topics that makes managing and compliance of an Azure environment easier. These are Management Groups, Policies and Blueprints.