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Using Azure Disk to add persistent storage for your Kubernetes apps on Azure

In this blog post, we will look at an example of how to use Azure Disk as a storage medium for your apps deployed to Azure Kubernetes Service. You will: Setup a Kubernetes cluster on Azure Create an Azure Disk … Continue reading

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How to quickly test connectivity to your Azure Event Hubs for Kafka cluster, without writing any code

You have a shiny new Kafka enabled broker on Azure Event Hubs and want to quickly test it out without writing cumbersome client (producer and consumer) code. Try out the instructions in this post and you should (hopefully) have everything … Continue reading

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How to get your Kubernetes cluster service principal and use it to access other Azure services?

So, you have a Kubernetes cluster on Azure (AKS) which needs to access other Azure services like Azure Container Registry (ACR)? You can use your AKS cluster service principal for this. All you need to do is delegate access to … Continue reading

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Code walkthrough for “funcy” – a Serverless Slack app using Azure Functions

In the previous blog, we explored how to deploy a serverless backend for a Slack slash command on to Azure Functions As promised, it’s time to walk through the code to see how the function was implemented. The code is … Continue reading

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Build a Serverless API backend to deliver funny GIFs in Slack

Webhook backends are a popular use case for Serverless functions. FaaS (Functions-as-a-service) offerings make it relatively easy to provide an HTTP endpoint which hosts the Webhook logic which can be as simple as sending an email to something as entertaining … Continue reading

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