Useful Links

November 16th at 8:05pm
Kenny Lowe

Getting Started with Azure Cognitive Services in Containers

Azure Cognitive Services aren't just for the Public Cloud any more! Extend and deploy them to the edge by running services like Text Analytics or Face Analysis wherever you need to.

Azure DevOps Demo Generator

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Azure AD Tenant Availability Checker

July 24th at 10:34am
Kenny Lowe

Check if a customer has an existing Azure AD Tenant

I deal with onboarding a lot of customers into CSP, and many of those don't understand their current Azure Active Directory usage, or even if they currently have Azure AD.

If I want to check if a customer has an associated Azu...

Grav on Azure - Grav Code Deployment

July 22nd at 7:42pm
Kenny Lowe

Now that the infrastructure is deployed, all that remains is the intallation and configuration of Grav itself. This is a fairly straightforward process, but there are some nuances to be aware of and some tweaks to be made for this environment.

The first thing to do is to download Grav itself. Grav...

Grav on Azure - Infrastructure Deployment

July 21st at 1:42am
Kenny Lowe

As far as I'm aware, there isn't a guide for deploying Grav into Azure App service, or for integrating it into the various PaaS elements I've chosen to make use of. Even the documentation for deploying in a Windows environment is fairly scant, so we'll be learning as we deploy here for the most part...

Grav on Azure - High Level Architecture

July 18th at 7:33pm
Kenny Lowe

Knowledge not shared is knowledge squandered.

Having made the decision to rebuild my site from the ground up in Grav, I went seeking documentation on how best to deploy it into Azure App Service. Such documentation did not exist, so I'm using the opportunity to hopefully make someone else's...

Fresh Blog, Fresh Start

July 17th at 5:34pm
Kenny Lowe

A couple of weeks ago, the unthinkable happened to me - through a series of some unfortunate, and some idiotic circumstances, I lost the database and the associated backups for my 7 year old blog.

This has been an extremely eye-opening experience for me, and I have to admit that this is a very di...