Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2021.10.15

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The top stories from the #AzureDevOps #community for 2021.10.15 are here!

Welcome back! I am Jay Gordon and every week I try to bring you the latest updates from around the DevOps on Azure community. If you have a post you’d like to have me include, I am always listening. You can reach out on Twitter or LinkedIn and I will be sure to share your latest post with the community. Also, be sure to tag your posts with #AzureDevOps!

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This week we have posts on Citrix, Azure DevOps Agents, Variable Groups, Azure VM Scale Sets, and more. Let’s dive into this week’s contributions!

Citrix images using Citrix Cloud RestAPI and Azure DevOps
Martin Therkelsen shares this huge blog post on Citrix Cloud, Azure DevOps, Azure IaaS, VMware ESXi, and Microsoft Deployment Toolkit.

Automating Azure DevOps Agent Setup
Shan shares in this post how to configure a self-hosted interactive agent for Azure DevOps.

Variable Groups to Improve your Azure Pipelines and Terraform Builds
Sunny returns with another great YouTube video. This time he’ll help you improve your deployments with Variable Groups in your Azure Pipelines.

Using Azure DevOps and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set Agents to deploy your private workloads
Chris Reddington has a post this week about how to use Azure DevOps self-hosted agents to deploy to private resources.

Kubernetes Best Practices Validation in Azure Pipelines with Datree
Davide ‘CoderDave’ Benvegnù has more great content for the community! The third on his Datree series to enforce Kubernetes best practices.

Running Selenium UI Tests In An Azure DevOps Pipeline
James Croft helps you ensure your UI tests are done automatically thanks to some pipeline YAML he provides in this post.

Bulk exporting ARM and Bicep templates for multiple resources in Azure using Powershell
Jack Roper helps you save time in exporting your templates in this post.

Thank you to all this week’s contributors! We appreciate the posts by Martin, Shan, Sunny, Chris, Davide, James, and Jack.

If you’ve written an article about Azure DevOps or find some great content about DevOps on Azure, please share it with the #AzureDevOps hashtag on Twitter!

Happy Friday, may your deploys go as planned and your weekend be fun!


I just wanted to share that I’ll be hosting Create: DevOps on Microsoft Learn TV on October 21. 2021 at 9 AM PT. I’ll be joined by Steven Murawski as we welcome presentations from some amazing speakers from across DevOps. We’ll have people like Donovan Brown, Martin Woodward, Quintessence Anx, April Edwards, Alex Hidalgo, and Kat Cosgrove.

create devops

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Where: Microsoft LearnTV
How: Register here for free

I really hope you join us for this great opportunity to hear about DevOps culture, tools, and cloud native implementation.

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