Author Archives: Marcel Zehner
How to master resources in Azure? This is a question I receive a lot. We all agree that deploying resources in Azure is a simple process: You just go to the marketplace, fill out some form, hit next, next, finish, … Continue reading
On October 19, 2020 I did a live stream together with Microsoft Azure MVP Martin Ehrnst to talk about Deployment Scripts in ARM templates. We talked about the need for deployment scripts for the “last mile configuration” and how they … Continue reading
On October 4, 2020 I did a live stream together with Microsoft Azure MVP Martin Ehrnst to talk about more complex ARM templates. We covered topics such as parameters, variables, dependencies, functions, conditions and copy. And we gave a quick … Continue reading
Some days ago I did a live stream to talk about infrastructure-as-code and ARM templates basics. The goal was to give beginners a quick introduction why infrastructure-as-code makes sense and how very basic ARM templates work.
Some days ago I did a live stream to talk about infrastructure-as-code and Terraform basics. The goal was to give beginners a quick introduction why infrastructure-as-code makes sense and how Terraform works in it’s very basics.
A while ago I announced a new infrastructure-as-code live stream. The idea was to give interested persons a kickstart how to use common tools and procedures they can use on Azure, either with ARM templates or Terraform. The poll results … Continue reading
In 2019, Hashicorp announced their very own Terraform Cloud. It allows you to manage state remotely, allows the remote execution of plan, apply and destroy tasks and supports integration with common version control systems to manage your code (and some … Continue reading
Some days ago I wrote an article how one can bring existing resources under Terraform management. While this is a valid scenario, the opposite could also be needed. This blog post demonstrates several methods how one can release existing resources … Continue reading
In a perfect world, an application with all of its components is provisioned and managed as code from the very beginning. But unfortunately that is not always the reality. Some companies start to provision services manually before they find out … Continue reading