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Microservice Series - From Zero to Hero

I am working as a consultant and software engineer on different projects which focus on microservice, DevOps, and process automation. Many of my consulting jobs are about explaining microservice, w...

.NET 6 Minimal APIs - Getting Started

Microsoft released .NET 6 and the most talked topic of this new version is minimal API. The promise of minimal APIs is that you can write APIs with barely any code. When I read the announcement, I ...

C# 10.0 - What's new

It is November again which means that Microsoft released a new version of .NET. This year, Microsoft released with .NET 6 a long-term support (LTS) version, and guarantees support for .NET 6 for 3 ...

Automatically set Azure Service Bus Queue Connection Strings during the Deployment

In a previous post, I showed how to add the connection string of an Azure Service Bus Queue to your application using Azure DevOps pipelines. This was done using variables. The solution works, but ...

Implement AAD Authentication to access Azure SQL Databases

Microsoft promotes going passwordless for a while now. Azure offers authentication against the Azure Active Directory where applications can acquire access tokens using their identity. Another use ...

Use AAD Authentication for Pods running in AKS

Since the dawn of time, authentication has been a problem for developers and security engineers. Weak passwords make it easy for attackers to get access to areas where they don’t belong. Even if yo...

Automatically scale your AKS Cluster

If you followed this series, you have learned how to scale your applications using the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) or KEDA, Kubernetes Event-driven Autoscaling. Both approaches can automaticall...

Update DNS Records in an Azure DevOps Pipeline

Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is a great process to manage the creation of your infrastructure. In an earlier post, I have created such a pipeline using Azure CLI to create all my resources in Azure...

Create Custom Roles for Azure DevOps in Azure

By default, the Azure DevOps service principal that is used to run a CI/CD pipeline with Azure resources gets the Contributor role assigned. This role can create new services but sometimes the Azur...

Deploy KEDA and an Autoscaler using Azure DevOps Pipelines

In my last post,KEDA - Kubernetes Event-driven Autoscaling, I showed how to deploy a KEDA scaler to scale a microservice-based on the queue length of an Azure Service Bus Queue. The deployment of K...