Azure Governance and Security

Recently came across some very useful links for moving to Azure and thought they may be of some use to others as well, the content below covers things like best practice for subscriptions, resource group usage naming conventions, security and more...   Azure Governance - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/azure/architecture/cloud-adoption/appendix/azure-scaffold?toc=%2Fazure%2Fazure-resource-manager%2Ftoc.json Azure Security - Secure DevOps Kit for Azure (AzSK) … Continue reading Azure Governance and Security

Azure Devops: Test & Feedback Intro

Microsoft recently changed the name from Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and rename it Azure Devops. They also added some new features one of which I will cover briefly to give you a flavour of what you do with it. With Azure Devops Microsoft have a suite of tools which combined are very powerful and … Continue reading Azure Devops: Test & Feedback Intro

VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 2

Ok so in this post (part 2) I promised to show you how to use Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) to build, test and deploy your code to Azure. Using Visual Studio 2017 with the git integration tools - Part 1 https://gregorsuttie.com/2018/08/24/vsts-and-git-integration-for-deploying-to-azure-part-1 Deploying to Azure using VSTS with a CI / CD pipeline - Part … Continue reading VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 2

VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 1

At work we use Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) with git and in this post I'll walk you through our development process for writing code and deploying it to a demo site on Azure. I have become a big fan of VSTS, it has some cracking functionality built-in which saves you a┬álot of time and … Continue reading VSTS and Git Integration for Deploying to Azure – Part 1

Visual Studio Team Services – Gated Check-ins: How-To

So you using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) and you have some build definitions and your team are doing pull requests but you want their branch to run a build before the pull request is reviewed. The steps to add gated check in are like so:- Log into VSTS Go to the Code Menu and … Continue reading Visual Studio Team Services – Gated Check-ins: How-To

Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment (beta) AZ-100

The following is a study guide for the AZ-100 Azure exam Manage Azure subscriptions and resources (15-20%) Manage Azure subscriptions May include but not limited to: Assign administrator permissions; configure cost center quotas and tagging; configure subscription policies https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/billing/billing-add-change-azure-subscription-administrator https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/billing/billing-getting-started https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-resource-manager/resource-group-using-tags https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-policies https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/security-center/security-center-azure-policy Analyze resource utilization and consumption May include but not limited to: Configure … Continue reading Microsoft Azure Infrastructure and Deployment (beta) AZ-100