Peter De Tender

Azure Technical Trainer, WorldWide Learning

Give me an audience, I give them Azure knowledge Peter is a +20 year IT expert, with a background in Microsoft datacenter technologies. Since early 2012, Peter started shifting to cloud technologies (Office 365, Intune), and quickly jumped onto the Azure platform, working as cloud solution architect and trainer. Mid 2019, Peter took on a position as Azure Technical Trainer within Microsoft Corp, providing Azure Readiness Workshops to larger customers and partners within the EMEA Region and global, with a focus on Azure DevOps, Apps and Infra and SAP workloads. Peter was an Azure MVP for 5 years, is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for +12 years and still actively involved in the community as public speaker, technical writer, book author and publisher. You can follow peter on twitter @pdtit and check his technical blog on

Post by this author

Introducing Azure DevOps Audit Stream

Auditing is important in any environment and solution, to get a view on who is doing what, typically from a compliance or governance perspective. In most scenarios, the solution allows you to store auditing to a logfile. The downside is that nobody is really watching over the logs, until something goes wrong. Auditing is enabled by default ...

Monitoring Azure by using Grafana dashboards

By using Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics and Application Insights, Azure cloud teams have access to a collection of end-to-end monitoring solutions, directly from the Azure Portal, allowing for Azure Services monitoring, as well as hybrid. Monitoring involves reading out a combination of: - metrics, for example CPU and Memory load on a ...

Controlling Release Pipelines with Gates and Azure Policy Compliance

In this article, I will guide you through making your CI/CD pipeline deployments more intelligent (and powerful) by using Azure DevOps Release Gates (Sometimes called Quality Gates), to only allow a Release to run, when there are no Azure Policy violations getting reported for that deployment.

Demystifying Service Principals – Managed Identities

This article will describe the use case and core differences between Service Principal and Managed Identities, using Key Vault and other Azure services as an example

Publishing Azure Container Instances from Docker CLI

## Summary In this post, I introduced you to a brand new capability from Docker Desktop, providing a direct (native almost) integration with Azure Container Instance. This allows you to deploy and run a container instance on Azure, without much hassle. I showed you how this works with public Docker Hub images, as well as with more private imag