Terraform input variables using Azure DevOps

Pipeline variables in Azure DevOps YAML pipelines get mapped to environment variables in the pipeline agent. With Terraform, if there’s an environment variable that starts with TF_VAR_ it will get mapped to an input variable. Combining the two can mean...

Install IIS on Azure VM using Terraform

Creating a blank VM on Azure is easy, especially from the portal. Installing software and enabling features on each new VM can be time consuming, not to mention error-prone. Similar to yesterday, I will show how to install IIS on...

Azure App Service Hybrid Connection Performance - Part 1

This is the first post in a series to try to determine roughly the performance of Azure App Service Hybrid Connections. I’ll create a quick experiment to measure any latency introduced by hybrid connections in comparison to an direct connection...

Azure Hybrid Connections

On of the big hold-ups in migration applications to Azure can be on-prem dependencies. Especially when looking to leverage PaaS, dependencies on to on-prem databases or services can be showstoppers. Azure Hybrid Connections are an easy way to add connectivity...