Category Archives: DevOps

Monitor your website availability for free with Azure Application Insights

neil.bailie/ September 16, 2018/ Availability and Monitoring, DevOps, Microsoft Azure/ 0 comments

Azure Application Insights is an Application Performance Management (APM) service that you can use to identify runtime exceptions, performance issues and alert on application health.  You can integrate it with DevOps to provide a mechanism to rapidly identify issues that can be experienced with rapid and frequent deployment of code. It has a ton of functionality, and I can’t do

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Azure Functions… Import-Module and DriveAlreadyExists

neil.bailie/ June 27, 2018/ Azure Functions, DevOps, Microsoft Azure, Serverless/ 0 comments

Fun with Azure Functions and DriveAlreadyExists.  I’ve recently been working with Azure Functions to automate tasks, serverless compute is great for this, just write the code and let Microsoft worry about the infrastructure that it’s running on! No need to worry about patching, scalability or high availably, that’s all taken care of for you. In this particular instance I was

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CI/CD Pipeline options in Azure

neil.bailie/ February 9, 2018/ DevOps/ 2 comments

Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) is used to provide automation of building, testing and deploying software into production environments.  CI/CD has grown in popularity as it allows for greater efficiency in software development which in short allows developers to deliver quality code faster to the end user. The pipeline breaks down the delivery of software into different stages which

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