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Kubewatch to sync secrets to AKV for DR

Kubewatch to sync secrets to AKV for DR

Published Jun 11, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

In our last blog entry we dived into kubernetes event bindings in Dapr.io, Kubewatch and then started on a path to use Azure DevOps Pipelines with webhooks.  In this blog we will complete that jour...

Dapr K8s Events Bindings, Kubewatch and AzDO Webhook triggers

Dapr K8s Events Bindings, Kubewatch and AzDO Webhook triggers

Published Jun 7, 2021 by Isaac Johnson

A challenge that has come up for me a few times recently is to monitor kubernetes events.  In several situations I’ve had the need to trigger things based on changes in a Kubernetes namespace.  Luc...

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...

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