My 3 Key Benefits of Istio Service Mesh with AKS

I have been working with Istio Service Mesh with Azure Kubernetes for a couple years, I like to share my experiences that were beneficial and impactful in my projects. Istio Service mesh helps with managing traffic among your microservices applications. Read more at https://istio.io/latest/about/service-mesh/ The general architecture is as follows where a service A (in …

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Building a Hub and Spoke with Site to Site VPN Part 5 Network Security

Part 5: Network Security Scenario: Building a demo or proof of concept to understand the technology, azure resources and configuration settings that involve Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peerings, Virtual Network Gateway, and Site to Site VPN Connections. The architecture is to emulate a hybrid cloud topology with on-premises network emulated with an Azure VNETs in …

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Building a Hub and Spoke with Site to Site VPN Part 4 VNET, Subnet and Peerings

Part 4: VNET, Subnet and Peerings Scenario: Building a demo or proof of concept to understand the technology, azure resources and configuration settings that involve Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peerings, Virtual Network Gateway, and Site to Site VPN Connections. The architecture is to emulate a hybrid cloud topology with on-premises network emulated with an Azure …

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Building a Hub and Spoke with Site to Site VPN Part 3 Hub and Spoke

Part 3: Hub and Spoke Topology Scenario: Building a demo or proof of concept to understand the technology, azure resources and configuration settings that involve Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peerings, Virtual Network Gateway, and Site to Site VPN Connections. The architecture is to emulate a hybrid cloud topology with on-premises network emulated with an Azure …

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Building a Hub and Spoke with Site to Site VPN Part 2 S2S VPN

Part: 2 Site to Site VPN Connection Scenario: Building a demo or proof of concept to understand the technology, azure resources and configuration settings that involve Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peerings, Virtual Network Gateway, and Site to Site VPN Connections. The architecture is to emulate a hybrid cloud topology with on-premises network emulated with an …

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Building a Hub and Spoke Azure Network with Site to Site VPN Part 1 Architecture

Part: 1 Architecture Overview Scenario: Building a demo or proof of concept to understand the technology, azure resources and configuration settings that involve Azure Virtual Networks, VNet Peerings, Virtual Network Gateway, and Site to Site VPN Connections. The architecture is to emulate a hybrid cloud topology with on-premises network emulated with an Azure VNETs in …

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AZ CLI Script to Create a Starter AKS Demo

The following is a bash script with a set of Azure CLI commands to build an cost efficient Azure Kubernetes Environment to host a public facing web application. This is suitable for beginners or a simple development environment for your project. And demonstrates my recommended setup with both Azure cloud resources and the Open Source …

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Comprehensive Guide To Create an Azure Kubernetes Service with Az CLI

Objective: To provide key configuration parameters for the beginner when creating the Azure Kubernetes Service with Azure CLI. My design with related az aks create command configuration parameters. You can find the az aks create command’s documentation provides a list of about 60 parameters. az aks create --name --resource-group [--aad-admin-group-object-ids] [--aad-client-app-id] [--aad-server-app-id] [--aad-server-app-secret] [--aad-tenant-id] [--admin-username] …

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Azure Portal Azure Kubernetes Resource Viewer vs Kubernetes Dashboard

As announced, in this article Kubernetes resource view is in public preview, I will review and give my thoughts on this new feature Kubernetes Resource View in the Azure Portal compared to the OSS Kubernetes Dashboard (Web UI). A prerequisite is that the AKS Cluster needs to be enable Azure AD integration. The biggest convenience …

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