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DevOps – Infrastructure as Code on Azure Platform with Hashicorp Terraform Part 1

At Cheval Partners, we believe that infrastructure as code is essential to get most out of your cloud platforms. Infrastructure as code is also required to implement immutable infrastructure. Hashicorp has a suite of products that make it easy to … Continue reading

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Steps to becoming Self Employed

Over 15 years ago I decided to become self-employed IT Consultant. I was already a consultant for 5 years before that so becoming self-employed seemed the next logical step to me. At that time, I had written a word document … Continue reading

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How to upgrade Azure DS Series VM to GS Series VM

Azure GS Series VM released on September 2nd 2015. G Series VM’s were released earlier this year. GS Series added ability to use SSD backed premium storage to the largest/fastest virtual machines on Azure platform. You can read more about … Continue reading

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Adventures with Azure Resource Manager Part I

Overview In this series of blog posts I will create ARM templates used to provision Azure resources. I will kick things off by creating a template that shows you have to create multiple storage accounts. It also shows: How to … Continue reading

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Resources to learn Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Language

Azure Resource Manager(ARM) was announced in Spring 2014. It is a completely different way of deploying services on Azure platform. It matters because before the release of ARM it was only possible to deploy one service at a time. When … Continue reading

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