Deploy Service Fabric applications to local cluster using PowerShell

Working in a microservice approach using Azure Service Fabric is great ! However, working with a collection of applications that depend on each other can be really a pain when it’s time to debug them locally (in a local Service Fabric cluster).  To debug one application, we have to deploy all applications linked…. Let’s find… Continue reading


Hosting an Elastic Search log server in a serverless Architecture – Azure Service Fabric Mesh

In my last article we discovered how to use Azure Container Registry to store Docker images. We stored in a our private registry 3 Docker images: Elastic Search, Kibana and an Nginx proxy. In this article we are going to host our containerized log server in Azure Service Fabric Mesh.   Azure Service Fabric Mesh… Continue reading


Hosting an Elastic Search log server in a serverless Architecture – Discovering Azure Container Registry (ACR)

Some weeks ago, I worked on a containerized log server based on Elastic Search and Kibana. The first goal is to be able to deploy a log server in a couple of minutes. In my last posts, we succeed to create and deploy this log server in Azure Virtual Machine, persisting logs in an Azure… Continue reading


Create a log engine using Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana and Nginx – Azure IaaS Hosting (part 2)

In my last article, we deployed a “contenerized” log server in an Azure Virtual Machine. In this article we are going to update the deployment script to store logs in an Azure File Share. This article is the third one of a collection named « Create a log engine using Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana and Nginx »,… Continue reading


Create a log engine using Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana and Nginx – Azure IaaS Hosting (part 1)

In my last article, we created a log server using Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana and Nginx. This article is the second part, we are going to focus on the log server hosting. More exactly we are going to host it in Microsoft Azure using a virtual Machine.   Hosting a containerized application in Azure Microsoft… Continue reading


Create a log engine using Docker, Elastic Search, Kibana and Nginx – architecture & local work

Elastic Search and Kibana are powerful tools, they can be used to store and query business data with good performance thanks to Lucene engine. This couple of tools can be an interesting option to store applications logs. Elastic Search provides APIs to manage data and Kibana offers a friendly grid and dashboards to visualize data.… Continue reading


Introduction to Azure Management group

During last Microsoft Ignite event, two new Azure governance services were announced: Azure Management Group and Azure BluePrint. In this article we will discover why Azure Management Group will facilitate Azure subscription administration and how it’s linked with Azure BluePrint.   What is Azure Management Group A management group is a logical Azure subscription container.… Continue reading


Manage App Service outbound ip addresses

Some weeks ago i received an email from Microsoft telling me that some updates on App Services inbound and outbound ip addresses may make my websites stop working. Some of my websites were impacted with outbound ip addresses updates and I need to know quickly which new outbound ip addresses I needed to manage. Here is the beginning… Continue reading


Renew Azure App Service certificates using C#

In this article we will use Azure Management Fluent SDK to renew ssl certificates on Azure Web Apps and to define new SSL Bindings.   Architecture point On Azure App Service, it’s quite simple to define an SSL certificate and to bind an hostname on it. It can be done directly from the Azure portal,… Continue reading


//MS Build 2018 – Serverless announcements : Azure Function & Azure Event Grid

Since two years Microsoft is working to create Serverless services in Azure by building and releasing quickly Azure Logic Apps, Azure Function and Azure Event Grid. Let’s do a recap of main serverless announcements of MSBuild 2018!   Azure Function   Runtime and languages It exists actually two Azure Function runtimes: V1: Based on .net… Continue reading