Using Azure Container Instances to complete automation

We looked at Azure Container Instances. It allows us to launch a container without a cluster and without a VM. It is ideal for bursting scenarios. In this article we’ll look at another scenario for container instances:  automation. The limits of ARM Templates A great tool for automation in Azure is ARM Template. ARM Templates … More Using Azure Container Instances to complete automation

Implementing & Automating Azure Stream Analytics Pipeline

In our last article, we set out to build a resilient architecture around streaming events. In this article, we are going to build the solution.  We are going to use an ARM template which automates deployment.  We will also go through the configuration of different services. The goal of the architecture was to allow a … More Implementing & Automating Azure Stream Analytics Pipeline

Setup for populating Cosmos DB with random data using Logic Apps

We recently published an article about Cosmos DB Performance with Geospatial Data. In this article, we’re going to explain how to setup the environment in order to run those performance test. More importantly, we believe this article is interesting on its own as it shows how to use Logic Apps to populate a Cosmos DB … More Setup for populating Cosmos DB with random data using Logic Apps

How to Create a Logic App Connector in an ARM Template

I wanted to automate the performance test setup we discussed in the last article.  This includes a Logic App calling into a Cosmos DB stored procedure. Logic App uses connectors when connecting to other services, either within or outside of Azure.  Now how do we create those in an ARM Template?  This problem is the … More How to Create a Logic App Connector in an ARM Template