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Mono vs Multi – Which Repo Structure Is Right For You?

Mono vs Multi – Which Repo Structure Is Right For You?

Recently, while engaged on a large geographically dispersed and multi-team project, the question was posed: “Should we use a single (aka “mono”) repository for our Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC), or should we use multiple (aka “multi”) repositories?” So, what’s the right answer?…

My Terraform Resources List (for those that insist on being “cloud agnostic”)

My Terraform Resources List (for those that insist on being “cloud agnostic”)

Over the past several months, I have been ramping up on the Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) templating language called Terraform for a project that I am engaged in. And while I do not have anything against Terraform (after all, it IS very…

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…

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