Using Azure DevOps and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set Agents to deploy your private workloads

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Using Azure DevOps and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set Agents to deploy your private workloads

A little while ago, I wrote a blog post on Using the GitHub self-hosted runner and Azure Virtual Machines to login with a System Assigned Managed Identity, which seems to get a good amount of views week on week. Reflecting on some questions that have popped up this week (and regularly received over …

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Chris Reddington Published on Fri, Oct 8, 2021

Tales from the Real World - Shift Left your Performance Tests

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Tales from the Real World - Shift Left your Performance Tests

Perf Testing has traditionally been a higher environment activity. This leads to issues such as performance issues being identified late in the cycle, high MTTR for such issues, unplanned work, etc. However applying “Shift Left” to Performance Testing is a hard problem to solve. In this …

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Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Hari Krishnan Published on Fri, Oct 1, 2021

DevOps Trends

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DevOps Trends

Ten years and more passed since Patrick Debois coined the term DevOps, in 2009. In the IT world, nothing is definitive. All the technologies and techniques continue to evolve following an innovation trend that we cannot stop. We cannot merely say: ‘I’m tired of changing; please give me a …

People Process Technology Testing Shift Left DevOps

Chris Reddington Daniele Fontani Published on Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Tales from the Real World on DevOps

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Tales from the Real World on DevOps

Listen in to this session as Chris is joined by Thomas Thornton, as they talk about DevOps in real-world scenarios.

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Tales from the real world

Chris Reddington Thomas Thornton Published on Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Shift Left and Increase your Code Quality with Azure DevOps Branch Policies

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Shift Left and Increase your Code Quality with Azure DevOps Branch Policies

What are Branch Policies?

This post is similar to another I recently wrote on using Branch Protection Rules in GitHub. Instead of focusing on GitHub, we’ll be looking at how you can use Branch Policies in Azure DevOps (specifically, Azure Repos). If you’re using Azure Repos, but not …

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Chris Reddington Published on Thu, Sep 9, 2021

Shift Left and Increase your Code Quality with GitHub Branch Protection Rules

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Shift Left and Increase your Code Quality with GitHub Branch Protection Rules

What are Branch Protection Rules?

If you’re using GitHub as your source control provider, then I’d encourage you to using Branch Protection Rules if you’re not already doing so! In this blog post, we’ll cover what Branch Protection Rules are and how they can increase your …

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Chris Reddington Published on Mon, Aug 30, 2021

How GitHub Actions can help in building and deploying a static website and more

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How GitHub Actions can help in building and deploying a static website and more

Chris is a Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft. He’ll provide an overview of GitHub and explore how GitHub Actions can be used to build and deploy your own static websites (or other apps!) to Azure.

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Chris Reddington Occured on Tue, Jul 20, 2021

Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

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Cloud Drops - What is Continuous Integration (CI)?

Are you now working with source code? Whether that’s Application Code, Infrastructure as Code, Database Schemas or Data Science workbooks as code, you may have heard of a term ‘Continuous Integration’ (CI). This is the process of regularly merging code, and running a series of …

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Cloud drops

Chris Reddington Published on Tue, Jul 20, 2021

41 - DevOps on Azure

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41 - DevOps on Azure

In this episode, Chris is joined by Mert Yeter, a software engineer with 16 years of experience in .NET and Microsoft technologies. We’ll be talking all things DevOps on Azure, including Azure Container Registry, Azure Container Instances and Azure Kubernetes Service. We’ll also get a …

Traefik Development DevOps Testing

Chris Reddington Mert Yeter Published on Fri, Jul 2, 2021

40 - Failed lawyer stumbles into tech - Agile from the trenches

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40 - Failed lawyer stumbles into tech - Agile from the trenches

In this session Erin and Chris reminisce, talking about how they met and Erin’s journey into Technology. Erin talks a little bit about what Agile is, how it works in the real world, and shares some stories and anecdotes she’s seen as an Agile Coach in the trenches.

Agile DevOps Process

Chris Reddington Erin Davies Published on Fri, Jun 25, 2021