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For questions about Microsoft Azure, which is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.

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AWS or Azure with usage auto shutdown occasional usage

I'm looking for recommendations on which cloud service provider we should be looking at. The situation: I'm part of a small team looking to leverage more powerful analytics. Most of our day to day ...
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Is Azure's B-2 app service plan better than a S-1 for production environments?

When using Azure's WebApps to run C# MVC based applications on production environments, I'm always wondering about when to use the B-2 (Basic-2 with 2-cores and 3.5 GB) and when to use S-1 (Standard-1 ...
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How can I see the deployed container in Azure web app for containers

I have started using the web app for containers could not locate where the container is. And I want to see the contents of the deployment. Where are they located? I know it is there as the site works. ...
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How to debug a docker on web app for containers in Azure which does not start

I am able to run my containers locally. I published them to container registry. And the deployment from container registry to web apps for containers is successful. But the service does not turn ...
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Terraform resource definition for Azure App Service Environment

I am trying to create an Azure App Service Environment using Terraform. Is there any real-life working samples for this? How should we decide to use a terraform resource is there a tested resource ...
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Provisioning times for Redis in cloud taking too long, how can we shorten it?

Provisioning a 1 GB Redis cache service on AWS takes around 8 minutes. Doing the same on Azure takes around 16 minutes. Ours Terraform scripts need the call back from the Redis systems. Why is this ...
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Need suggestions to deploy desktop app in cloud

I was wondering whether its possible, if so how, to deploy windows desktop apps made with PyQT GUI in the cloud? Its the legacy desktop app. End goal: People can go to the end point and view the app. ...
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I am not able to Integrate logic apps with azure cost api, how do we do it?

How to integrate Logic apps with Azure cost API, I am not able to integrate with it https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/logic-apps/
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How to use a Logic App to do a json filter and diff for monitoring automation of a third party system

I am trying to create monitoring endpoints in Site24x7 using their APIs. I am using Azure logic Apps to orchestrate this process as there are multiple third-party services. I was able to get the data ...
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Azure ARM template redeploying

I have created first VM from Azure portal interface and it works good. I tried to deploy second VM using ARM template that is available from first VM. And I can't do it quickly. Primarily, I have to ...
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Azure Equivalent for CodeDeploy

Right now, using AWS services we have a CI and deployment pattern that works well for us. For every commit pushed to github, Travis-CI builds the project and runs tests, if tests pass, Travis uses ...
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Continuous integration azure slow or fails

Two weeks ago the deployment time for my Azure Bots started to be totally atypical Before it was running between 2-4 minutes max. but since then it takes more than 30mins or most of the times ...
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Is this an appropriate architecture, or can improvements be made?

Due to a combination of business/enterprise requirements and our architect's preferences we have arrived at a particular architecture that seems a bit off to me, but I have very limited architectural ...
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Cannot access Graylog instalation in Azure

Background I am trying to install a Graylog stack in an Azure Linux Ubuntu 16.04 VM. Steps To achieve this I have followed this tutorial from digitalOcean (until Step 4): https://www.digitalocean....
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Automated Integration Testing of an API in Azure Functions using VSTS

I am building a HTTP API as an Azure Function App in C# and I would like to run automated integration tests (calls to the API) as part of the CI/CD. Is this possible to do using VSTS? I have ...
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Can I create an Azure VM from Ansible with NICs in different resource groups?

I am working on creating an Ansible playbook to Ensure required network resources for an Azure VM are present, and Create an Azure VM attached to those resources. Due to the way the organization ...
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Is it possible to keep all the DSC configurations in Version Control and make Azure Automation fetch it from there automatically?

The Azure Automation DSC seems to know to integrate with GitHub, but it seems to expect only runbooks there. At least, this is what I understand from the following UI screen: I have just started to ...
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Azure - Connection String in Key Vault vs Application Settings

For Azure Functions and WebJobs, is there any benefit to putting connection strings as Secrets in Key Vault instead of putting them directly in Application Settings (and referencing them using ...
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What is a suitable strategy for provisioning Chef Server through code?

Background I am tasked with setting up a Chef server on our Azure Cloud for a new DevOps automation project. We are using the Resource Manager model for Azure, in case it's relevant. We will likely ...
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How to install an OMS agent in a Windows container?

My Objective: To install OMS agent in Windows container. Why: To View/Monitor the container's logs Azure Log Analytics. What I'm doing now: I followed this ...
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In the HashiCorp stack, where's the appropriate place to add users?

I'm in the process of building some custom Linux images using HashiCorp's Packer, which will later be deployed to Azure using HashiCorp's Terraform. The VMs created from these images will need to have ...
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What is the best Windows Infrastructure to run Adobe After Effects like AWS Lambda?

I have an app where we allow users to create videos by choosing an AE template and modifying the text, images, etc. We run AE on a windows server which renders the final video. For other scenarios ...
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Security practice for storing private keys for use by Java Applications

We have a multi-tiered application hosted on Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets composed of: Websites (Sprint Boot) API (Sprint Boot) ForgeRock Access Management (Tomcat) ForgeRock Identity ...
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Deployment custom App in Microsoft Teams

I am developing a chatbot azure service, which I want to integrate within Microsoft Teams. So far everything is working but the "re-install" of the package in the Microsoft Teams. I created a publish ...
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availability calculation of a azure service fabric stateful application

I have looked at the question and answer in How do you calculate the compound Service Level Agreement (SLA) for cloud services? I have a service fabric application which has a stateful service which ...
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Kubernetes on Azure, how do I reuse an existing disk in a new PersistentVolume?

I currently have a managed Azure disk created from a Azure disk snapshot of a Kubernetes Persistent Volume that no longer exists. I would like to know how to reuse the restored disk in a new '...
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Need a folder, always updated with the latest code from Git

I wonder if anyone knows of a tool or method that I can use to accomplish my goal of having a folder that always contains a copy of the latest code from my Git repository. I need it to work ...
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Is Azure's confidential computing essentially encrypted RAM?

I'm trying to wrap my head around the Azure confidential computing offering. It appears that that AWS does not offer encryption at the application level (see diagram for what I mean by this:) My ...
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On Azure, how do I run a short-lived Docker container on a schedule?

I have a fairly simple Unix shell script packaged up in an Alpine Linux Docker container hosted on an Azure container registry. A VM runs this script with cron: docker login <snip> docker pull ...
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Azure and DNS services

I have a Virtual network (MyVPN) resource in Azure, being a class C network, MyVPN has Azure provided DNS service as DNS servers, so all virtual machines with a NIC connected to this network are able ...
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Is Azure WebDeploy safe for production Web Apps?

We use Azure Web Apps in production. We deploy using WebDeploy either by right-clicking the project in Visual Studio and choosing "Publish..." or via CI in AppVeyor, which is WebDeploy ready. My ...
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Can I run Chef/Puppet server from Azure and manage my on-premise infrastructure?

I would like to use Azure Chef server (or Puppet, or any other solution) from Azure to manage my infrastructure (around 25 servers and 20 desktops) wich is on-premise behind a corporate firewall. Is ...
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Memory being abruptly freed up every day at about the same time

I have a few VMs on Windows Azure that run our ecommerce website, and lately we started using Telegraf, InfluxDb and Grafana to keep an eye on these machines. After a couple weeks of gathering data, I ...
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How can I experiment with Cloud (Azure, AWS, Google, etc) without going broke?

Cloud technologies are very hot right now, but they can be expensive. What are the best strategies for learning/trying cloud services without racking up a huge bill?
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How to use tags in Amazon Web Services and Azure

I am currently building a solution on Azure (though the question should relate to AWS equally) and I am using a UniqueId tag to locate and use objects. For instance, we have a storage account that ...
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How to prevent Azure Traffic Manager from routing over high latency connections in a fail-over scenario?

We have a service hosted in four regions, two in North America and two in Europe. We are using Azure Traffic Manager to provide: Performance-based routing - that is routing consumers to the service ...
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Azure - separate SQL Server or just separate SQL Database for test and production?

I'm new to SQL Server, so this may be more of a SQL Server management question. I'm creating test and production databases for a service, and I imagine I'll be wiping the test database quite a lot. ...