Introducing: Azure DevOps

Yesterday Microsoft announced the evolution of DevOps. Or rather the evolution of DevOps tooling from Microsoft known as Visual Studio Team Services: Azure DevOps. Azure DevOps represents 15 years of engineering in services to help developers turn an idea into production code. Azure DevOps offers Pipelines, Boards, Artifacts, Repos and…

Azure Active Directory Login for Ubuntu VMs in preview

Centralized integration with an identity provider is a common ask. It provides increased security and removes the reliance on out-of-band managed user accounts. It is now possible to configure Azure Active Directory login for Ubuntu-based VMs (16.04 LTS & 17.10) through the Device Flow authentication process. This is…

Using Update Management in Isolated Environments

Almost all Azure management services run in/for any cloud. Among them is Update Management which automates OS patching for both Linux and Windows machines whether they are running on-premises, in Azure or in other clouds. Security is an essential item for most customers. Different strategies are employed to secure…