Blue/Green Deployments in Service Fabric

The technique of Blue/Green deployments has been around for a long time. The goal is to reduce downtime by provisioning two identical production environments and switch between them during releases. It also enables easy rollbacks in case of a bad upgrade. In the world of Service Fabric, all upgrades are always Rolling Upgrades, which enables…

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Distributed Tracing in Service Fabric using Application Insights

Logs are critical to any system for monitoring and diagnostics. In the world of microservices, the challenge is not only to collect logs from all the distributed services but also to enable tracing of a request and all its internal dependencies to troubleshoot which service dependency flow had the issue. Service Fabric uses Event Tracing…

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Create an SSL enabled Web server farm with VM Scale Sets

(from Christoph Schittko) This template illustrates secure deployment of SSL certificates to a VM Scale Set running apache web servers. The SSL certificates are pulled securely from Azure Key Vault and pushed to the VM using secure ARM deployment This sample illustrates how to Store SSL certs from a 3rd party CA securely in Key…

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