IaC on Azure – How to get started with ARM Template

In today’s topic, I’m not going to reinvent the wheel by documenting on how to develop an ARM Template, but provides all the resources to get you started instead.   Since ARM Template has been around for quite some time, there are tons of resources available online about developing Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template in…


IaC on Azure – Developing ARM Template using VSCode efficiently

Since I talked about Infrastructure as Code on Azure using ARM Templates, and demonstrating on how to utilise Azure Templates on the Azure Portal previously. I will be sharing with you today on how to do this efficiently with the free Visual Studio Code (VSCode) multi-platform development tool that has been my preferred development tool…


IaC on Azure – Linux Virtual Machine Deployment in a breeze with ARM Template

Previously, I demonstrated on the topic of Windows Server Virtual Machine Deployment made easy with ARM Template, but the use of an ARM Template is just not about deploying Microsoft Windows Server. With Microsoft Azure IaaS today, you can deploy multiple Linux Distros (Eg. CentOS, Ubuntu, Red Hat, SUSE Linux Enterprise or others) that are…


Absolutely Amazing! Azure Alert Anything, or Anyone, Anywhere, Automatically, Always!

Ah! Well, let me just start by explaining that this last year has given me both my most treasured MVP award AND the most awesome short project for Microsoft, working on one of their flagship IoT “data telemetry” projects. So now I emerge from these two sources of knowledge, blinking at the light of day, feeling a bit like that…

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IaC on Azure – An introduction of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Template

What is Infrastructure as Code (IaC)? Infrastructure as Code is a process of managing and provisioning computing infrastructure with some declarative approach while setting their configuration using definition files instead of traditional interactive configuration tools.   What are the benefits of IaC? Consistency Consistently achieve standardised provisioning or deployment Accelerating Accelerating provisioning or deployment rapidly…