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...

Minimum TLS version with Azure App Services

Older .NET Framework versions defaulted to use a TLS version of 1.0 or 1.1. Today, TLS 1.2 is the newest. As of 2018, Azure App Services default to TLS 1.2. This means that you might run into issues with older...

Is Terraform faster than ARM templates?

Based on feeling and experiencing the differences of heavy usage with Terraform and ARM, it feels that Terraform is much faster than ARM templates. So I decided to create a simple test.

Thinking about Infrastructure as Code

I’m not a town planner. I did go through a phase of being pretty addicted to a game called City Skylines. In this post, I’ll draw some connections in my “pretend town planner experience” with building complex multi-application infrastructures using...