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...

GitOps

There’s an exciting practice growing with the world of Kubernetes and containerization. It’s GitOps. If you don’t know much about it, read on! Background While microservices are cool and automation is also cool, it does introduce new challenges. For example,...

Just containers on Azure

I think it’s a common assumption that the best way to use containers on Azure is through Kubernetes. While that may be true for some projects, it certainly isn’t true for others. The team’s expertise, the service level objectives for...

Quick and dirty helm chart

Yesterday, I posted about how to create a quick and dirty container using Visual Studio and ASP.NET Core. Today, I will be continuing the demo to show how to create a quick helm chart for an ASP.NET Core application.