Category Archives: Automation

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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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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Azure SDK 2.6 Diagnostics Improvements for Cloud Services

I haven’t blogged for a while because of being very busy at work. Things are slowing down a bit so I will try to write more frequently. History Azure SDK 2.5 made big changes to Azure diagnostics. It introduced Azure … Continue reading

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Azure Usage monitoring with Azure Automation

When you purchase an Azure subscription it comes with usage caps for various resources. As an example the usage cap for number of cores is 20. You can call use Azure Support and open a free billing support case to … Continue reading

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