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Dapr Part 8 : Middleware Pipelines for OAuth

Dapr Part 8 : Middleware Pipelines for OAuth

Published Jun 3, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

One of the features of Dapr is to use “middleware pipelines” to automate federated login to external identity providers.  We can use these pipelines to configure API Auth with OAuth using registrat...

Dapr Part 7: Securing externalized services

Dapr Part 7: Securing externalized services

Published May 27, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

One of the challenges to exposing Daprworkflows, or any Kubernetes based flow really, is securing it.  We generally want to avoid enabling business logic orchestration that can be invoked unauthent...

Dapr Part 6: Workflows

Dapr Part 6: Workflows

Published May 24, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

One feature of Daprwe’ve yet to explore is Azure Logic App workflow support.  Let me explain a bit since I  think the offering might be confusing.  Microsoft open-sourcedAzure Logic Apps, or at lea...

Crypto Mining Intro (not for profit)

Crypto Mining Intro (not for profit)

Published May 13, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

All the chatter about dogecoin and then my colleagues chatting about mining got me interested in seeing how hard it is to get started in crypto mining.  Today we’ll check out mining on Windows with...

Harbor: Getting Started with on Prem Container Registry

Harbor: Getting Started with on Prem Container Registry

Published May 7, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Harbor is an open-source solution and graduated CNCF project. It’s matured to having a solid helm chart and deployment model.  In the past, I have tried to launch instances but due to it’s heavier ...

Azure DNS

Azure DNS

Published Apr 30, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

Azure DNS is a simple hosting service Microsoft offers in Azure.  While it does not have TLD registration built in, it does serve and manage namespaces pointed to it.  This can be used for a variet...

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