Lessons with tag: azure

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Terraspace Azure Network with the Terraform Registry Module

November 28, 2021
We'll build an Azure Network with a module from the Terraform Registry. Links: * Terraform Registry Module: [boltops-tools/network](https://registry.terraform.io/modules/boltops-tools/network/azure/latest) * Github Repo: [boltops-tools/terr...
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Terraspace Azure Linux Virtual Machine with the Terraform Registry Module

November 29, 2021
We'll build an Azure Linux Virtual Machine with a module from the Terraform Registry. Links: * Terraform Registry Module: [boltops-tools/linux-virtual-machine](https://registry.terraform.io/modules/boltops-tools/linux-virtual-machine/azure/l...
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Terraspace Azure MySQL Database with azurerm_mysql_server Terraform Resource

November 29, 2021
We'll build an Azure MySQL Database with Terraspace and the azurerm_mysql_server Terraform resource. We'll build the project from scratch. Links: * Terraform Docs: [azurerm_mysql_server](https://registry.terraform.io/providers/hashicorp/azur...
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Azure az config Set Default Resource Group

December 12, 2021
Covers a nice tip that sets the resource group default for all the `az` commands. This saves precious finger-typing energy :) Commands: az group list -o table az config set defaults.group=demo az network vnet list -o table ...

AWS EKS vs Azure AKS vs Google GKE

December 13, 2021
We'll cover the 3 different Kubernetes offerings from AWS, Azure and Google. We'll walk through each of their consoles, website interfaces, and explore how they work and compare. Repos used to create the 3 different clusters: * https://githu...

Azure Cloud Portal How to Add Shortcut Links to Menu

December 20, 2021
Shows you how to add shortcut links to the Azure Cloud menu. It's pretty simple once you know how to do it, but it wasn't quite obvious the first time using Azure.

Terraspace Azure Plugin Data Protection and Security Features

January 5, 2022
Covers a feature request, implementation, and release of a feature for the [terraspace_plugin_azurerm](https://github.com/boltops-tools/terraspace_plugin_azurerm). Namely for the Azure Storage Account that Terraspace creates as part of the azurerm...

EKS: Self-Managed Nodes vs Managed Node Group vs AWS Fargate

January 6, 2022
We'll cover the different EKS Nodes and what they mean. Essentially, EKS manages Kubernetes-as-a-Service but this mainly means the Kubernetes control plane. You still need to provide compute nodes to your EKS cluster so they have the capacity to ...

Terraspace Getting Started with Azure Cloud

January 9, 2022
We'll go through the Getting Started guide with Azure Cloud. It we'll create an Azure storage account, update it, and destroy it. Links: * Terraspace Docs: [Azure Cloud Getting Started](https://terraspace.cloud/docs/learn/azure/)

Azure Cloud Shell Introduction

January 24, 2022
Quick demo of how to use the Azure Cloud Shell. It's useful for quick ops on the go. All you need is a web browser. Some useful az commands to help explore the Cloud Shell: az group list az group list -o table az vm list -o tab...

Terraspace Azure Armrest REST API Library

January 24, 2022
Talk about how the armrest library gem was written in order to handle the Azure Auth Chain. Environment Variables -> MSI -> CLI ## Related Links * Terraspace Docs: [Azure Auth Chain](https://terraspace.cloud/docs/plugins/azure/auth/)

Account Structure Hierarchies AWS vs Azure vs Google

January 27, 2022
We'll cover the different ways and names that cloud providers use to organize the account structure.

Azure MySQL Flexible vs Single Server Offerings: Flexible Basically Provides HA Option

February 4, 2022
We'll cover the difference between the Azure MySQL Flexible vs Single Server offerings. * The Flexible Server is similar to AWS RDS Multi-AZ. So it provides a failover standby for High Availability, HA. Though it may remind AWS users of Aurora,...

Azure Resource Groups Intro: What They Are and How to Use Them

June 11, 2022
We'll cover what Azure Resource Groups are and how to use them. After using them here are some learnings and thoughts.

Azure Uniform vs Flexible Scale Sets: Uniform Are Hidden and Flexible Are Shown

June 13, 2022
Explains the differences between Azure Uniform and Flexible Scale Sets. * Uniform Scale Sets: VMs are hidden and abstracted out away. You don't see them and cannot edit them directly. * Flexible Scale Sets: VMs are first-class citizens and sho...

Terraform Intro: What is Terraform?

July 24, 2022
We'll explain what Terraform is. For context, we'll provide a high level overview of: * Infrastructure Orchestration Space: Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager, Google Deployment Manager * Configuration Management Space: Chef, Sa...

AWS CloudFormation High-Level Introduction

August 3, 2022
In this introduction we'll talk about what CloudFormation is at a high-level. Note, video is more theoretical than practical hands-on like most other videos. It's quite useful though for those who are just getting started. We'll provide backgro...

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