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DevOps, Git, and Agile updates from the team building Azure DevOps

DevOps Fireside Chats Feb 2021 – Infrastructure as Code

Azure DevOps Fireside Chats is an opportunity to talk with DevOps professionals about a different subject every month. In February we discussed Infrastructure as Code (IaC). IaC helps codify your IT solutions allowing you to specify everything you need in a declarative manner. Watch a conversation between April Edwards, Jay Gordon, Steven ...

AzureFunBytes – Terraform and Azure

Azure Cloud Advocate Zachary Deptawa joins me again! This time we'll dive a bit deeper into Terraform! Zachary has a ton more information to share about how to deploy your applications using HashiCorp Terraform along with Microsoft Azure. Join us with your questions and learn even more fundamentals. AzureFunBytes! - Byte-sized content ...

AzureFunBytes – DevOps on Azure with Donovan Brown

In this stream, Donovan Brown joins me to discuss the different methods of implementing DevOps on Microsoft Azure. We take a walk together through different workflows with GitHub Actions, Azure Web App Service, and more. Donovan helps me "rub some DevOps" on some deployment targets we'll spin up to ensure repeatable, reliable releases.

AzureFunBytes Short – Cloud Shell

The Azure Cloud Shell is one of my favorite things about using Azure. Many of the administrative tasks that I may have had to run from a local computer can now be done from a browser anywhere I can authenticate into my Azure account. I used to always worry about needing a computer that had a shell or a terminal program with my ssh key on it ...

AzureFunBytes Short – Azure Containers (Kubernetes, Container Instances, More)

A container virtualizes the underlying OS and causes the containerized app to perceive that it has the OS—including CPU, memory, file storage, and network connections—all to itself. Because the differences in underlying OS and infrastructure are abstracted, as long as the base image is consistent, the container can be deployed and run anywhere

Caching and faster artifacts in Azure Pipelines

I'm excited to announce the public previews of pipeline caching and pipeline artifacts in Azure Pipelines. Together, these technologies can make every run of your pipeline faster by accelerating the transfer of artifacts between jobs and stages, and by caching the results of common operations like package restores.