Azure Application Insights is a fundamental service for DevOps teams, the service is part of the overall Azure Monitor stack provided by Azure. The Application Insights service provides several extremely useful capabilities for instrumenting & monitoring your application workloads. When adopting any cloud service in a highly regulated enterprise there
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Many highly regulated enterprises are looking to leverage the public cloud for the many benefits that it provides. Some examples are to increase agility of their developer teams, improve compliance and security & reduce costs. Unfortunately, what usually happens is that their developer teams end up with partial autonomy, for
Microsoft decided to base the latest version of Microsoft Edge on Chromium, this results in a much more standards-based browsing experience where Microsoft can innovate in other areas like UI etc. Chromium brings with it an excellent extensibility model for customers and 3rd parties to extend the browsing experience, these
Azure Application Insights provides some excellent profiling functionality when targeting .NET and running your production workloads in Azure. As far as I'm aware Azure Application Insights does not currently provide support for profiling NodeJS workloads in an equivalent manner. When it comes to local development, we need to rely on
In this post I want to look at how we can combine two of Azure's Desktop services: Windows Virtual DesktopAzure DevTest LabsLet's look at each of these services in a little more detail and look at what the Architecture typically looks like when organizations deploy these services. Windows Virtual DesktopWindows
The Azure Shared Image Gallery service is an excellent service for globally distributing images for use in Azure across your organization. There are several ways which you can use to build & publish these images to your Azure Shared Image Gallery. Azure Image Builder (PREVIEW) - the service is built
This blog post is part of a series of posts covering the Challenges adopting the Azure DevOps SaaS offering in highly regulated industries. The first post covered the connectivity challenges experienced by some the enterprises which I have worked with. In subsequent posts we then went on to explore some
This blog post is part of a series of posts covering the Challenges adopting the Azure DevOps SaaS offering in highly regulated industries. The first post covered some of the connectivity challenges experienced by some the enterprises which I have worked with, and some high-level options for mitigating these challenges.
In highly regulated industries I see that some enterprises experience challenges when adopting the Software as a Service offering of Azure DevOps. The benefits of leveraging a SaaS product are many but in this blog series I would like to address the challenges, some of which are: Requires mindset change
If you are using the PowerShell task together with Invoke-WebRequest or Invoke-RestMethod during your build/release on Azure DevOps or TFS you may not be getting the performance you expect. We recently experienced such an issue where downloading larger files(~40Mb) during the execution of a build on TFS was