Tales from the real world with Matt Bradley

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Tales from the real world with Matt Bradley

In this episode, Chris is joined by Matt Bradley! Matt helped start the Public Cloud Division at UKFast. While UKFast works with both AWS and Azure, Matt’s focus is on the Azure side, dealing with architecting and building solutions. Matt has delivered several talks within the community, …

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Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Matt Bradley Published on Fri, May 28, 2021

Cloud Lunch and Learn Marathon 2021 - Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

Virtual conference

Cloud Lunch and Learn Marathon 2021 - Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

We often hear about Kubernetes, App Services, Virtual Machines and more. But did you ever think about using Azure Storage to host your sites? The Static Content Hosting pattern is a cost-effective way to host your websites, combined with a CDN can be incredibly performant! Chris will show how he …

DevOps GitHub Deployment GitHub Actions Static Content Azure Storage

Chris Reddington Occured on Thu, May 13, 2021

Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

Lightning talk

Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

We often hear about Kubernetes, App Services, Virtual Machines and more. But did you ever think about using Azure Storage to host your sites? The Static Content Hosting pattern is a cost-effective way to host your websites, combined with a CDN can be incredibly performant! Chris will show how he …

DevOps GitHub Deployment GitHub Actions Static Content Azure Storage

Chris Reddington Occured on Wed, Apr 28, 2021

Introduction to Logic Apps

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Introduction to Logic Apps

Many years ago, I wrote a blog post which introduced Logic Apps at a very high level when they were initially released. Ahead of a blog post that I want to write on Logic Apps v2, I thought that it may be worth writing a more thorough recap of Logic Apps as a platform.

Logic Apps is a Platform as a …

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Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Azure role-based access control (RBAC) at the data plane level

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Azure role-based access control (RBAC) at the data plane level

Principal of least privilege is a commonly used phrase within the Technology Industry. The idea is that we’ll assign permissions of what the user needs to get the job done, rather than anything broader or more privileged. This helps reduce the blast radius in the event of a compromised …

Azure Identity Security AKS Kubernetes Azure Kubernetes Service Azure Storage Azure CosmosDB Azure Key Vault Managed Identities RBAC

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Apr 21, 2021

#GlobalAzure​ 2021 - Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

Virtual conference

#GlobalAzure​ 2021 - Using Hugo, Azure Storage and Azure CDN for a cheap & performant site on Azure

We often hear about Kubernetes, App Services, Virtual Machines and more. But did you ever think about using Azure Storage to host your sites? The Static Content Hosting pattern is a cost-effective way to host your websites, combined with a CDN can be incredibly performant! Chris will show how he …

DevOps GitHub Deployment GitHub Actions Static Content Azure Storage

Chris Reddington Occured on Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Optimise your site - Addressing recommendations from securityheaders.com

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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

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Windows Terminal - What is it, and how can it make you productive with Azure?

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Windows Terminal - What is it, and how can it make you productive with Azure?

For some time now, I’ve been using Windows Terminal as my local terminal for interacting with my command-line tools for quite some time now. Whenever I’m demonstrating Kubernetes concepts or working with the Azure CLI, I’ll likely have had the Windows Terminal open at some point. I …

Technology DevOps Productivity Command-Line How To Windows Terminal Azure Azure Storage

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Apr 7, 2021

Using Git LFS to version Podcast Audio files and trigger releases to production with GitHub Actions

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Using Git LFS to version Podcast Audio files and trigger releases to production with GitHub Actions

For some time, I’ve been using GitHub actions to update the content of my website (i.e. pages, descriptions, metadata, etc.). Through Hugo, these content updates automatically update the RSS feeds. This then makes the episodes appear in podcast services such as Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts …

Technology DevOps Git Manual Approvals GitHub GitHub Actions Azure Storage

Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Mar 24, 2021

JAMStack and the Cloud - A winning combination

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JAMStack and the Cloud - A winning combination

When I mention the term JAMStack, I’m not pretending that I’m Paddington bear with a stack of Jam sandwiches! If you hadn’t heard, JAMStack is a term that describes applications based on JavaScript, APIs and Markup. That means, we’re referring to files that are content in …

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Chris Reddington Published on Wed, Jan 20, 2021