Accessing Azure Key Vault using Managed Service Identity Logic Apps

Azure Key Vault is a great service to manage secrets, keys & certificates. It uses RBAC to control access. Like all access control system, there is a chain of access. For instance, my user account has access to the vault: this means if my account’s credentials get leaked, the access to the vault is compromised. … More Accessing Azure Key Vault using Managed Service Identity Logic Apps

Designing Distributed Systems by Brendan Burns

In this article I wanted to talk about a book I just finished reading. Although its title and scope is around distributed systems in general, Brendan Burns discussion is mostly using containers & Kubernetes. Brendan Burns is currently (as of this writing in November 2018) at Microsoft. He is a cofounder of the Kubernetes project. … More Designing Distributed Systems by Brendan Burns

Service Principal for Logic App Connector

Azure Logic Apps is a powerful integration platform. It integrates with different services (inside and outside Azure) using connectors. Connectors are responsible to authenticate to the service they represent. Some connectors will hold the credentials. This is the case, for instance, of the SQL connector. Other connectors will by default take the AAD identity of … More Service Principal for Logic App Connector

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