Azure Storage Queues vs Azure Service Bus Queues - Which should I use when?

Azure Storage Queues vs Azure Service Bus Queues - Which should I use when?

I’ve recently been involved in a few integration focused discussions, where there is a requirement to bring together multiple separate systems. If you’ve been following the Architecting for the Cloud, one pattern at a time series, then you’ll have heard Peter Piper repeat a common …

Messaging Architecture Integration App Development

Published on Tue, Jul 13, 2021

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 4 - Deploying Logic Apps into your App Services Kubernetes Environment

Using Azure Arc for Apps - Part 4 - Deploying Logic Apps into your App Services Kubernetes Environment

App Service Kubernetes Environment

In part 1 of this Using Azure Arc for Apps series, we explored Azure Arc and Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes clusters. In part 2, we deployed an App Service Kubernetes Environment into our Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes cluster. In part 3, we deployed a Function App …

Containers Developer Cloud Native Kubernetes Azure Azure Arc

Using azure arc for apps

Published on Fri, Jun 4, 2021

Optimise your site - Addressing recommendations from securityheaders.com

Optimise your site - Addressing recommendations from securityheaders.com

Introduction

In my blog post earlier this week, I mentioned that I recently spoke at the Northern Azure User Group. The other speaker for the evening was Scott Hanselman, who talked about his journey moving a 17 year old .NET App into Azure. This was his blog. Along the way, he called out some of …

Web Development Security Blogging How To Azure Storage Static Content

Published on Wed, Apr 14, 2021

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DigiCert Certificate Management through Azure Key Vault

DigiCert Certificate Management through Azure Key Vault

Azure Key Vault helps safeguard cryptographic keys and secrets used by cloud applications and services. It streamlines the key management process, enabling you to maintain control of keys that access and encrypt your data. Developers can create keys for development and testing in minutes, and then …

Blogging ARM Templates Azure Key Vault

Chris Reddington Mon, Sep 12, 2016

Integration Platform as a Service: Logic Apps

Integration Platform as a Service: Logic Apps

In case you had not already heard, Logic Apps have now reached general availability on Azure (or read an MSDN article by Jeff Hollan on the topic).

What are Logic Apps?

Logic Apps enable integration points primarily between Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings, and can be easily configured through …

Blogging

Chris Reddington Mon, Sep 12, 2016

A few useful Azure Resources

A few useful Azure Resources

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on a number of projects relating to Azure.

The usual theme has crept up, around recommended practices, and where to go for documentation. There are a couple of great resources to be aware of:

Azure Best Practice Checklists and Guidance

  • There are a number …

Azure Architecture

Chris Reddington Sat, Sep 3, 2016

Approaching Resilience in Azure Solutions

Approaching Resilience in Azure Solutions

I mentioned in Building Solutions in the Cloud that I would be writing a series of blog posts on the areas of risk that I have seen since I have been providing guidance around Azure. In this post, I will provide some thoughts on how you can consider resilience within the context of your own solution …

Azure Architecture Resilience Requirements

Chris Reddington Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Building Solutions in the Cloud

Building Solutions in the Cloud

By now, we should be aware of the benefits that the cloud can bring to any individual or organisation. There are plenty of case studies, talking about the scalable, flexible and economic benefits (See AzureAWS or Google for more information).

Companies see the cloud as a differentiator, and …

Azure Architecture Scalability Resilience Requirements

Chris Reddington Thu, Aug 4, 2016

System.out.println('Hello World');

System.out.println('Hello World');

Surely, a “Hello World” post is a right of passage for technical bloggers?

Welcome to my blog, and of course - My first blog post! But first, who am I? I’m Christian Reddington (in case you couldn’t tell by the domain name, or website title!) - and I’m a technology …

Blogging

Chris Reddington Mon, Jul 4, 2016