Tag Archives: Devops


Azure Portal Monitoring basics

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Within this post, I will focus on the basics of Availability and Performance monitoring within the Azure preview portal. This includes the creation of custom dashboards, adding and altering charts, enabling diagnostics and creating alerts.

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Too many Chefs spoil the broth

Too many Chefs spoil the broth

I’ve recently deiced that it was time to assess my knowledge and skills when it comes to Chef, and a couple of other stuff as well, but focusing on Chef for now. After reading many articles, blog post, documentation and setup small environments, I just wanted to know what my level of understanding is and identify possible knowledge gaps.

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Azure Resource Groups

Azure Resource Groups

The new Azure Portal is somewhat different. I must admit that I wasn’t a big fan of the new format initially. It’s looking somewhat clunky and not very efficient when it comes to screen real state at first. However, over time I started to like the new Portal more and more. You have to spend some time exploring it.

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Scripting SQL Server installations

Scripting SQL Server installations

I was addressing performance issues onsite just a couple of weeks ago. While waiting for the right authorizations, access tokens, and whatever you need nowadays just to run some scripts…, one of the developers approached me. They asked for some insights on how to Scripting SQL Server installations.

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