AZ-500 Study Guide

I recently passed the AZ-500: Azure Security Engineer Associate certification, and thought that now that most of the world is under some level of COVID-19 related quarantine, what better way to spend one's time than study for a certification test. This study guide aims to help with that process.…

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Troubleshooting Azure Data Factory v2 Git integration

We recently changed some of our application resource structures. During this change, we ran into an error message "The publish branch is out of sync with the collaboration branch. This is likely due to publishing outside of Git mode." during our publish. Here's how we solved the issue.…

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Figuring out undocumented ARM templates

I've recently run into several situations where something that is configurable from the Azure Portal is not anywhere in the ARM documentation. This blog post will go through my process of figuring out how to implement those in ARM anyway.…

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Automating .NET EF Core SQL Migration scripts

We wanted to generate migration scripts in our build steps and then separately run them against our SQL database in the release pipeline. This was fairly straightforward on paper, but in our situation turned out to include some gotchas I was not aware of before.…

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DevOps flow in Azure Data Factory V2

I've recently had the opportunity to get a bit more familiar with Azure Data Factory V2. Here are some of my findings regarding the DevOps side of the product.…

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