How To Validate an Azure SQL Database Connection Using Virtual Network Rules

In my blog post Virtual Network Integration between Azure Virtual Machine and Azure SQL Database, I have shown an implementation of secure database connections from a virtual network subnet to a PaaS Azure SQL DB using service endpoints and virtual network rules. I will show how to validate the connection using SQL Management Studio from …

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Auto-scaling Azure App Service Part 2 of 2

In the Part 1 blog post, I have shown configuration of auto scale of 2 auto-scale profiles. I will show the operation of scaling out and scaling in. Upon a load test to simulate high load on the app service to trigger the auto-scale, here are the timelines and operations of the auto scale out …

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Visual Studio 2017 Load Testing of an Azure Web App with Application Insights Part 2 of 2

In continuation from my blog post Visual Studio 2017 Load Testing of an Azure Web App with Application Insights Part 1 of 2 , I have shown the web app and azure environment setup that is prepared for a load test of 10,000 simulated users. In this post, I will show the execution, some of the …

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App Service Environment with App Service and Azure SQL using Virtual Network Service Endpoints

Azure App Service Environment has a unique capability of being deployed to a virtual network for a dedicated and isolated environment. And scale to many 100s of instances. However, one can not yet deploy an Azure SQL Database to this dedicated environment. So I’ll show the configuration of secure network connectivity from Azure App Service …

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Designing Azure Web Apps with the Bare Essentials

For basic public facing web applications, here is an outline of bare essentials for design and configuration. This gives you an idea of what the configuration looks like without clicking into all the blades in the Azure Portal. Also, are a collection of embedded links to the detailed documentation. App Service Plan The computing infrastructure …

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Protecting Azure App Service with Azure Application Gateway Part 2: Configuration

In the previous blog post I covered an overview of Azure Application Gateway and a design scenario with Azure App Service (without App Service Environment). This blog post will go through an overview of the key configuration settings of this design. High level steps and key configuration settings App Service Plan App Service within the …

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