Tag Archives: azure

Walkthrough: How to use and configure reservations to save money

When consuming cloud services, customers benefit from the pay-what-you-use billing model. That means that you only pay what you have provisioned and use. If you delete a resource, you will not pay for it anymore. This gives customers very good … Continue reading

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Azure Guest Policy Configuration – A look behind the curtain

If you work with Azure you probably heard of Azure Policy. It’s a key component for governing your infrastructure and services to audit and enforce proper compliance. Azure policy can not only be used to audit and govern Azure resources, … Continue reading

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I am now officially a Community Hero!

What a surprise in my inbox today! I am now an #AzureHero because I was nominated by a colleague of mine! I was obviously selected to to be one of 550 community heroes that get this badge. Not so sure … Continue reading

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Managing multiple Azure customers – but how?

As a service provider that works with a variety of customers, you need a way to manage multiple environments in an easy and efficient way. Azure offers different approaches for this that I want to cover in this blog post.

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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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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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