June 1, 2023

Experts Live Netherlands 2023 – Exploring the benefits of Azure Virtual WAN

Last week I had the pleasure of attending Experts Live Netherlands 2023, and presenting a session called “Exploring the benefits of Azure Virtual WAN“. The event […]
June 1, 2023

Code as Code – Managing Azure Automation with Terraform

Introduction Azure Automation is a robust tool that provides administrators with the ability to execute tasks either on Azure or on-premises (through a hybrid worker). If […]
May 16, 2023

How to prepare for the HashiCorp Terraform Associate Certification

HashiCorp Terraform is an infrastructure as code (IaC) tool that enables users to manage and automate cloud infrastructure. The Terraform Associate Certification is a widely recognized […]
May 11, 2023

My thoughts on why you should use Terraform Provisioners as a final option

In today’s world, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become a fundamental part of managing and deploying cloud infrastructure. Terraform is a widely used IaC tool that […]
April 15, 2023

Using GitHub Actions variables as Terraform variables

In Terraform you can use variables to make your code more dynamic and reusable. You can use variables to pass in values from the command line, […]
April 13, 2023

GitHub Action Workflow hashicorp/setup-terraform@v2 ERROR: Please run ‘az login’ to setup accountGitHub Action Workflow hashicorp/setup-terraform@v2 error:

A quick blog post on assisting with a couple of errors I came across when using workflow hashicorp/setup-terraform@v2 – this also remediates hashicorp/setup-terraform@v1 also. Two errors […]
April 7, 2023

Terraform Secret Management in Azure using Azure Key Vault

Deploying Terraform to Azure is a great way to manage your infrastructure as code. In this blog post, I will show you how to use Azure […]
April 3, 2023

Azure Lab Services – Azure Compute Gallery Integration, and Custom Images using Packer

As a follow on from my last post, I wanted to explore using Packer to create images for Azure Lab Services in more detail. Specifically, how […]
March 24, 2023

Azure Lab Services – An Overview, Setup, Terraform, and more!

Overview Recently I have been using Azure Lab Services to prepare Lab Environments for testing and training scenarios, and also using various tools to help create […]
March 7, 2023

Cloud Chat Monthly – March 2023 Writeup

On Friday last week Jon Jarvis and myself hosted our first Cloud Chat Monthly Session. As this was our first session, we started off with an […]
February 22, 2023

Deploy Container App and pull image from Azure Container Registry using Terraform

In this blog post, I am going to show how you can Deploy an Azure Container Image and pull its image from Azure Container Registry using […]
February 22, 2023

Terraform Warning: “Version constraints inside provider configuration blocks are deprecated” fix

A quick blog post on how to resolve the Terraform warning Warning: Version constraints inside provider configuration blocks are deprecated within your Terraform configuration. The fix […]