Deploying Azure Bicep using GitHub Actions

Using Azure Bicep and want to deploy your Bicep configuration to Azure using GitHub Actions, in this blog post I am going to show how you can achieve this! What is Azure Bicep? Its the Next Generation of ARM templates…

Ignite 2021 Summary

Attending Ignite 2021, I have blogged a brief overview of the sessions I attended; recommend to watch and notable announcements With this version of Ignite being the second-part of the usual Microsoft Ignite conference and also being online was an…

Importing Terraform state at scale in Azure

In my previous blog post, I detailed how to import 3 Azure resources until Terraform state, a manual approach that is fine for a few resources; what happens if there are 100s of the same resource already configured in Azure?…

Importing Terraform State in Azure

Wanting to import into a Terraform state file - unsure how? This blog will assist you with with that importing! In this blog, I am going to show you how to import Azure resources into a terraform state file; this…

Deploy Terraform using GitHub Actions to Azure

Using Terraform to deploy your Azure resources is becoming more and more popular; in some instances overtaking the use of ARM to deploy into Azure. I will show you in this blog how you can deploy your Azure Resources created…

Why Infrastructure as Code (IaC) ?

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) allows you to remove inconsistencies in your deployments and environments allowing you to increase Productivity and deploy faster along with reducing the fear that something will go wrong in your Production environment - it gives you…

Deploy Azure Bicep using Azure DevOps Pipelines

Have you been looking at Project Bicep? Creating some Bicep configurations and wanting to deploy via Azure DevOps? In this blog post, I am going to show how you can deploy an Azure Bicep file using Azure DevOps! What is…

Azure DevOps Pipelines – Remove the need to hard-code

Creating Azure DevOps Pipelines? If avoidable, try not hard code values within your DevOps pipeline! In this blog post; I am going to go through a small Terraform pipeline from hard-coded values to using parameters & variables What is hard-code?…

Creating Templates For Azure DevOps Pipeline Jobs

Azure DevOps pipeline templates allow you to create multiple types of templates that you can define and reuse in multiple pipelines. In this blog post I am going to show how you can create template jobs! Each stage will have…

Azure DevOps Pipelines – Keeping your pipelines DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself)

Working on Azure DevOps Pipelines you may notice some repetition over time, whether that be copying the same stage or task multiple times but changing some values. This will result in your pipeline growing and growing unnecessary over time. What…