V001 - Weekly Technology Vlog #1 (Blog, Hugo, Azure, GitHub & Azure DevOps)

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V001 - Weekly Technology Vlog #1 (Blog, Hugo, Azure, GitHub & Azure DevOps)

In this video, Chris sets off his weekly technology vlog updates talking about some of the things he worked on over his December break including OSS Contributions. He also talks through some updates from the month of December across Azure, GitHub and Azure DevOps.

Open Source Hugo Azure GitHub Azure DevOps DevOps

Weekly vlog

Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Jan 4, 2021

4 - Hackathons

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4 - Hackathons

Here we go - Episode #4! Have you ever had an idea, and you want to quickly prove it out? Or have you wanted to build out a scenario to expand your own skills, whether that is development, design or perhaps other skills? You’ve probably heard about Hackathon events in recent years, and …

Hackathons Development Agile Azure Requirements

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Chris Reddington Maria Vrabie Published on Sun, Apr 12, 2020

Deploying a multi-region Serverless API Layer (Part 1)

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Deploying a multi-region Serverless API Layer (Part 1)

In my spare time, I work on a pet project called Theatreers. The aim of this is a microservice based platform focused on Theatre / Musical Theatre (bringing a few of my passion areas together).

I’ve recently re-architected the project to align to a serverless technology stack. This includes: …

Azure Architecture Scalability Resilience DevOps ARM Templates Microservices Serverless

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Jul 13, 2019

Azure Scaffold - Governance Recommendations

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Azure Scaffold - Governance Recommendations

The topic seems to have come up a few times over the past few weeks, so I wanted to post a short, sharp blog about it!

How should I structure my Azure Subscription Hierarchy?
There is no “one right way” to answer this question. Your best bet is to first familiarise yourself with the …

Azure Governance RBAC Azure Resource Tags Azure Resource Policies Subscription Management Cloud Adoption Framework Cloud Foundations

Chris Reddington Published on Sat, Feb 25, 2017

Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

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Are you thinking of scalability in your cloud application?

Scalability is one of the common areas where I have seen common misconceptions, when customers begin building on the platform.

But before we jump into that topic, let’s first revisit the three main cloud operating models or paradigms:

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Think of this as …

Azure Architecture Scalability IaaS PaaS SaaS

Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Sep 29, 2016

A few useful Azure Resources

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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 Published on Sat, Sep 3, 2016

Approaching Resilience in Azure Solutions

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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 Published on Fri, Aug 26, 2016

Building Solutions in the Cloud

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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 Published on Thu, Aug 4, 2016