Category Archives: Azure

Visualize your ARM Templates in VS Code

My team works a lot with ARM Templates to deploy and maintain Azure-based applications and infrastructure. We normally develop ARM Templates using Visual Studio Code, then manage and release the code using Azure DevOps. Sometimes we hand over code to … Continue reading

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Integrate Azure DevOps with Teams

I use Azure DevOps a lot when it comes to customer projects, mainly for infrastructure as code deployments. Azure DevOps supports a variety of service hooks that allows to interact with various other services. Microsoft Teams is one of these … Continue reading

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ARM Templates – Create multiple Instances by using ‘copy’

Creating multiple instances of Azure resources using copy. Continue reading

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CosmosDB Queries – Handling Arrays, Special Characters and Keywords

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Azure Management Group IDs

Sometimes you need to target a management group id, e.g. when you import a policy definition and want to select a management group as the policy definition scope. I discovered that sometimes people struggle with this procedure when using the … Continue reading

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Using Terraform Cloud Remote State Management – a quick introduction

Some days ago Hashicorp announced the availability of the free-to-use collaboration features in the Terraform cloud. This allows individuals and teams to easily store state information in the cloud and make it accessible from anywhere.

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Azure Resource Tags in JSON Format

This is a quick one: We all know that using Azure Resource Tags is a key element in a company‚Äôs governance strategy. Tags are used on resources to ensure you stay in control (e.g. to set an owner, department or … Continue reading

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Issues with creating new Cosmos DB documents with Logic App

Recently I had to build a solution for a customer. One part was to create order documents in a Cosmos DB using a Logic App. Sounds easy, however, I struggled a bit because of a simple thing and thought that … Continue reading

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Azure Resource Graph Introduction

The most important part of Azure governance is to keep control of your Azure resources while not loosing agility and speed. There are several tools, procedures and services that assist you getting in control of your Azure resources. One I … Continue reading

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