Azure Container Instances (ACI) and Secrets - Using Secure Environment Variables

Azure Container Instances (ACI) and Secrets - Using Secure Environment Variables

In this post I'm talking about how you can use something called secureValue, or secure environment variables, with your Azure Container Instance. Given the sensitive nature of some data you put into the variables, it is a good idea to understand different ways to protect some of that data - with secure environment variables you can hide the values from the UI and API calls to the ACI, and from the Azure Portal. BackgroundRunning your applications in the cloud has become increasingly popular. Migrating your .NET applications to .NET Core and hosting them as Docker images in the cloud is…

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Processing data from SQLite hosted in an Azure File share, running in Azure Kubernetes Services

Processing data from SQLite hosted in an Azure File share, running in Azure Kubernetes Services

In this post, I am talking about how we can practically make use of the Azure File share that is mounted to our containers in AKS. I'm examining a PoC of how you can query a SQLite database hosted on an Azure File share, accessed from multiple containers at a huge scale simultaneously. It's fun, tag along. This is a mini-series with two parts. How to: Mount an Azure Storage File share to containers in AKS.(this post) Processing data from SQLite hosted in an Azure File share, running in Azure Kubernetes Services.I've simplified the sample code for this…

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How to: Mount an Azure Storage File Share to containers in Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

How to: Mount an Azure Storage File Share to containers in Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)

In this article, I am talking about how to share a mounted Azure file share across multiple containers in your deployments in Microsoft's hosted Kubernetes offering, AKS. This is a mini-series with two parts. (this post) How to: Mount an Azure Storage File share to containers in AKS.Processing data from SQLite hosted in an Azure File share, running in Azure Kubernetes Services.Step by stepTo get started, we'll need an Azure Storage account and an Azure Kubernetes Services cluster up and running. Create an Azure file shareFor the sake of ease and to keep a somewhat visual appeal in…

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