What azure is not great at

I find Azure great for many things like Kubernetes, Serverless, PaaS, IaaS, and so on. It continues to grow and there’s always new improvements. It’s always becoming more rich and easier to use with Cloud Shell, the constant portal improvements,...

Security through simplicity

Security is complicated. It’s very difficult to get right. Building your own authentication system can be a bad idea. Building your own secret store can be a bad idea. Building your own encryption algorithm can be a bad idea. The...

The near end of azure webjobs

Azure webjobs have been around for a while. In fact, the Azure functions SDK builds on top of the webjobs SDK. Azure functions are the most popular because of their event-driven and microbilling aspects. Trigger them when an event occurs....

CI/CD for .NET framework web jobs

At the moment, there’s a weird in-between. If you want to run a background job that is continuous and/or requires vnet integration, you might have to use a web job. Even more so, if you’re having to run .NET Framework,...

Agility through less maintenance

Today, it was a great meetup at Orlando Azure. Eric gave a fantastic presentation. He has been working for BlueGrace Logistics for 5 years to date as a DevOps engineer. So far, what they’ve been able to do is astonishing....