When you start thinking about moving your workload to the cloud, your first concern is security. In the following post, I’d like to summarize what you can do to reduce risk and protect workloads deployed in Azure.Celý příspěvek Cloud Cold Starts – How Can I Secure My Azure Infrastructure? Part #1
Every Azure Function instance requires to have a Azure Storage Account for storing sensitive data – sometimes even source code of functions. Out of the box, this storage has enabled public endpoint. With PrivateLink, you can add an extra layer of protection.
If you manage many AWS accounts in an enterprise environment, you probably feel the need for better user management and federate it with IdP (in my case with Azure Active Directory). In 2017 AWS has introduced a new way how to federate access – with an AWS SSO service. In this post, I would like to describe some properties of the solution you need to count on.Celý příspěvek AWS SSO with Azure AD – Enterprise Adoption Tips
In case you want to send HTML content as HTTP response directly from Azure Functions (in .NET), you can use following code snippet to reduce your work.Celý příspěvek Return HTML Response Directly from Azure Functions (.NET)
For hosting a static website on Azure Storage Account with custom domain, you are required to use Azure CDN/Azure Front Door service, but there are limited options to protect your origin from bypassing CDN/WAF. Microsoft recently introduced a killer feature, which enables high-level protection of any origin including Storage Account, AppService or even some service running on VMs. Celý příspěvek Make Azure Front Door Origin Secured with Private Link
When you need to run some executable file/console application in cloud, you don’t want to run to take care about a VM/container. A lot of workloads can be made totally serverless with Azure Functions only – with tricks described in this post.
Caching data with distributed caches like Azure Redis Cache is easy – but how to easily cache whole response from your Web API (response code+body) describes this post.Celý příspěvek Caching whole API response in ASP.NET Core
What to do, when your Azure Function/Azure Web App application, after some time running, starts failing outgoing connections (e.g. HttpClient requests) on SocketException, but after restart your app starts to work.
At Česko.Digital community, we helped to create a crisis information website for Czech Ministry of Health about the coronavirus outbreak in the Czech Republic. The website has since become one of the main information channels for all Czech citizens. This article describes how we modified the website with the Ministry’s IT dept. to handle expected load.Celý příspěvek PR Crisis Microsite Deployed in Cloud in Few Hours
Azure CosmosDB is one of the best NoSQL databases I ever worked with. But in many use cases, this database makes your budget bleeding. This post describes this service pricing & how to optimize costs (mostly for MongoDB-styled developers).Celý příspěvek Optimize Azure CosmosDB costs