Azure lighthouse, what is it? It’s a new offering fresh off the Microsoft product line aimed at enabling partners to better manage their customer life cycle management at scale. It provides a single control plane to manage Azure resources, with improved levels of automation, scale and governance. It’s designed to help partners to on board
In this post, i’ll provide an overview of what the Azure Resource Graph is, why it’s important in the context of enterprise governance and how you can work with the Azure Resource Graph via PowerShell. I’ll also provide some simple queries and a as well as a link to resources to help you get started.
In the previous post I discussed Azure DevOps build pipelines and provided an example build of a simple JSON template deployment that resulted in the creation of a new resource group and virtual network (VNET) within Azure. If you didn’t read the previous post, I suggest you do so to ensure you’re familiar with the
Today’s blog post is a continuation on from the previous post in this series, focusing specifically on how you can use Azure DevOps Pipelines to deploy a simple JSON ARM template in Microsoft Azure. The idea will be to create a simple build pipeline that will provide you with the baseline techniques to get you
I’ve decided to put this quick post together to show you can use Azure Automation effectively to automatically schedule the Start-up/Shutdown of Azure VMs in parallel. This is extremely useful if you work on large environments where you need your VMs to power down/up in a particular order and time. The idea here is to
In the first blog on this subject, I detailed the process for installing VS Code, GIT as a local repository, followed by how to setup and configure integration with an Azure DevOps project. If you didn’t get a chance to read it I’d suggest you go back and do so before continuing here. http://seanmcdonnell.blog/azuredevops-part1/ Ok,
Microsoft have confirmed that support for Windows Server 2008 R2 will end on the 14th of January 2020, as well as the support for SQL Server 2008 ending July 9 2019 (Each version is typically backed by a minimum of 10 years of support, 5 years for main stream support and 5 years for extended
This is part one of a three part blog series that I will be writing around setting up Azure DevOps, combined with VS Code and GIT for IT pro’s. As I couldn’t find reference documentation for this, I decided to put this blog together in order to help people get off the ground. Part 1 will