Recently Azure announced this service called ‘Azure Lighthouse’. It allows managed service providers and customers to manage the tenant access and the delegation from a single point of interface in the Azure Portal itself. With some marketing garnish, I would like to call it as Cloud Native Managed Service Model. Let me take you through the fundamentals of Azure Lighthouse.
Storage is one critical component in the Enterprise world. Managing data and its life cycle is a crucial element in many aspects, such as optimizing storage usage, managing cost, adhering to the compliance & archival requirements, security and etc. Primarily data is stored in database systems (relational and non-relational sources) and as files (includes data … Continue reading Enterprise data life cycle management using Azure Storage
Introduction Sometime back when it was in the preview, I posted an article on Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) and how we can use it, to eliminate storing credentials in the code, whilst avoiding the bootstrap problem. Read the link for more details. This post is about Managed Identity, in short, Managed Identity is the new … Continue reading Deep Dive into Azure Managed Identities – Behind the scenes
Cloud is the new normal; almost, all the enterprises have been going through or at least planning their cloud adoption. Gone are the days, enterprise IT deals with big chunks of metal. Though the cloud adoption is at its peak, I rarely see democratized cloud adoption in enterprises. Cloud is often used as a centralized IT … Continue reading Democratizing Enterprise Cloud in Azure
Introduction Microservices is here to stay and we can witness the increasing popularity and the maturing technology stack which facilitate microservices. In this great article which explains about the maturity of microservices and the 2.0 stack, it mentions three key aspects. Service mesh Matured orchestrators RPC based service protocols. This post focuses on the communication infrastructure in Service … Continue reading Service mesh in Service Fabric
Introduction This article explains how to achieve a right service placement strategy and Service Fabric (SF) cluster capacity planning. I have written this post as a continuation of this previous article. Continuing the previous article allows me to extend the same contextual problem and find solutions. According to the previous article, we should place WFE … Continue reading Service Fabric placement constraints and cluster planning : Virtual Clusters