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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Use Markdown in Outlook

When I composed emails in Outlook and wanted to include some URL links or code snippets in the email body, I had to click multiple times or adjusted the style of the email body. It was not very...
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Implement a Snowflake Id Service with Azure Functions

The snowflake id from twitter is a popular solution for the generation of the distributed ids. It is easy to understand and to implement. There are many implementations in different languages that...
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WCF on App Service – Is client certificate authentication possible?

In WCF services, the client certificate authentication, or in WCF term the transport security with certificate authentication, is one of the common ways for authentication. Both of the...
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Deploy Drupal on Azure VMSS with Ansible

To run Drupal in Azure, we have three options for the infrastructure at the moments, VMs, VMSS and AKS. VMs could be the most straight forward way if you migrate Drupal from on-prem servers. VMSS...
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