Creating ARM template or Bicep for Azure with C# Code

Writing ARM templates or Bicep code for Azure deployments is always difficult for me, even though the Visual Studio Code extensions for ARM templates and Bicep are great tools and help a lot. I'd...
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Kubernetes Secrets vs. Azure Key Vault

Here is an opinionated comparison that I created. Hope it can help you make the decision when you have to choose one. Kubernetes SecretsAzure Key VaultHow secrets are storedStored in Etcd with...
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The Essentials of Resource Management in Kubernetes

The resource requests and limits that we set for containers in a Pod spec are the key settings that we can use to influence how Kubernetes schedule the pod and manage the computational resources,...
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Scaling with Application Gateway Ingress Controller

How Application Gateway Ingress Controller (AGIC) works is depicted in the following diagram on its document site. AGIC Architecture Rather than pointing the backend pool of App Gateway to a...
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Enable Virtual Node on an Existing AKS Cluster

The virtual node can be enabled when you create a new AKS cluster. There are documents talking about how to do it with either the Azure CLI or Azure Portal. Since the virtual node is an AKS add-on, ...
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Automate End-To-End UI Testing for Blazor WebAssembly App using Playwright

When I was developing the Azure Virtual Network Capacity Planner, I had to run the UI testing manually every time when I made some changes. It was a bit troublesome and not very efficient. I'd like...
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Azure Virtual Network Capacity Planner

When you implement a landing zone or deploy workloads on Azure, Virtual Network (VNet) is usually the very fundamental Azure resource that you need to plan and deploy first before other resources....
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User Groups in Azure API Management

In Azure API Management, there are 3 built-in groups: Administrators, Developers and Guests. These groups are meant for the developer portal to do the authorization for developer accounts. Based on...
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Using SQL Always Encrypted with Entity Framework

I created some sample code to demonstrate how to use SQL Always Encrypted with Entity Framework. The sample assumed the SQL Always Encrypted is configured with Azure Key Vault, and a Service...
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Azure Storage Static Website and Application Gateway Integration

When talking about the custom domain name and SSL for the Azure Storage Static website, ms docs mentioned about using Azure CDN to achieve it. Besides Azure CDN, another option is to use an...
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