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Diagrams as Code: Mermaid

Diagrams as Code: Mermaid

Published Jul 12, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

While i’ve been using Mermaid diagrams for some time, i realize not everyone knows what they are or how best to use them.  I’ll work through how you can have diagrams as code, expose via Azure DevO...

Datadog for DevOps : Metrics, Dashboards and Logs

Datadog for DevOps : Metrics, Dashboards and Logs

Published Jun 29, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

Last time I talked about Datadog it was to focus on how Datadog helps us track deployments into AKS and tie to Azure DevOps data from builds.  Today I want to dig in to how Datadog can help track a...

Codespaces

Codespaces

Published Jun 23, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

While i have signed up for the new Codespaces feature in Github and am awaiting enrollment, we can explore codespaces (formerly Visual Studio Online, which Microsoft also first called VSTS, now Azu...

Helm 3 : Creating and Sharing Charts

Helm 3 : Creating and Sharing Charts

Published Jun 9, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

Helm offers a fantastic way to install charts in a repeatable way, but often it can seem daunting to get started creating charts.  And once one has charts, there are a variety of ways to serve them...

Whitesource Bolt for AzDO and Github

Whitesource Bolt for AzDO and Github

Published May 27, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

On recommendations from a colleague, I decided to checkout Whitesource Boltwhich was recently made free for developers and demo’ed at Microsoft Build 2020.  It integrates natively with Azure DevOps...

Azure Arc for Kubernetes

Azure Arc for Kubernetes

Published May 21, 2020 by Isaac Johnson

Azure Arc for Kuberentes has finally gone out to public preview.  Like Arc for Servers, Arc for Kubernetes let’s us add our external kubernetes clusters, be them on-prem or in other clouds into Azu...

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