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Move Over Terraform, You’re Not The Only Code In Town!

Move Over Terraform, You’re Not The Only Code In Town!

It’s been a long standing “issue” and challenge with Azure Resource Manager (ARM) Templates. If you want to deploy an ARM template, you must already have a Resource Group created to deploy into. Workarounds have included writing a PowerShell script,…

Terraform Is NOT the Cloud Agnostic Platform You Think It Is!

Terraform Is NOT the Cloud Agnostic Platform You Think It Is!

I’ve been working with the Cloud, and more specifically, Azure, for many years. And things undoubtedly have progressed. From back when we used to have to modify XML files for networking (yes, that was a thing), to ARM and PowerShell,…

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 3: ARM In Action

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 3: ARM In Action

In the previous post, we walked through all the components we need to install and setup in order to work with Azure Building Blocks (ABB). In this post, we will re-create the same components that were deployed through our Azure…

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 2: ABB In Action

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 2: ABB In Action

In the first part of this mini-series, we introduced you to the new Azure Building Blocks (ABB) that Microsoft recently announced. In this part, we will run through the first Azure Building Blocks (ABB) tutorial to get a feel for…

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 1: Introduction

Comparing ARM Templates with Azure Building Blocks – Part 1: Introduction

Early in October, announced a new set of tools as a simplified deployment method for Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, called Azure Building Blocks (ABB). Put simply, you don’t have to create any ARM templates, you just need to create…

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