Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2021.04.02

Zachary Deptawa

Zachary

Happy Friday everyone! I hope you’ve had a great week and an awesome start to April – by the way, how is it April already!? Time seems to be flying this year, and the awesome content from our community is keeping pace.

This week’s posts cover topics including using Terraform in a CI/CD pipeline, using branch name as a variable in Azure DevOps, setting up an Azure DevOps Pipeline with Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks, and more. Check them out!

Using Terraform together with Azure, Azure Pipelines & GitHub Actions
In this detailed post, Eric walks us through using HashiCorp Terraform to provision infrastructure on Azure via Azure Pipelines and GitHub Actions. He shows detail on the entire process including things like authentication, remote backend configuration, input and output variables, as well as teardown.

Branch Name as Variable in Azure DevOps Pipelines with YAML
You can use your branch name as a variable in Azure DevOps, but how can we do that using the branch name from a pull request? Thomas gives us a concise and clear workaround for this scenario.

Setting up a CI/CD data pipeline based on Azure DevOps, Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks
Gary shows us how to setup a pipeline in Azure DevOps with Azure Data Factory and Azure Databricks. Tons of detail on the entire process here!

How I made my blog cheap to host, customizable, and lightning-fast. Part 1 Setting up — Azure DevOps and Our Headless CMS
In part one of this five-part series, Justin lays out his requirements and shows us how he got started with Azure DevOps for his project. All parts of this series are up, so make sure to check out all five posts!

Clear up confusion about different versions of Azure DevOps
What is the difference between Azure DevOps and Azure DevOps Server? Kevin gives us some detail to highlight the differences between the two.

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