Backup your Team Services Git Repositories with VSTS Vault

Backup your Team Services Git Repositories with VSTS Vault: A simple windows service or console application designed to keep a local copy of all your code. Since January 2016 we’ve moved the source code of more than 30 projects to Git repositories hosted by Visual Studio Team Services. Moving to the cloud has some...

Create an Azure Site to Site VPN

In this post I’ll just show the list of PowerShell commands needed to Create an Azure Site to Site VPN and give you some tips when using a Check Point Security Gateway. First things first! so if you have not installed and configured Azure PowerShell go for it: How to install and configure Azure PowerShell 1. Connect...

Export Azure Resource Groups Templates

One of the great things about Azure is the possibility to Export Azure Resource Groups Templates. Each template is a json file containing the exact configuration of the services you’ve provisioned in a Resource Group. Using this templates you can treat your Infrastructure as code and repeatedly deploy your application...

Application Insights Analytics

For the last couple of months I’ve been using Application Insights to monitor, detect and diagnose performance issues in our applications. Last week I noticed that the Analytics button on the Application Insights blade was working: Once you click it, your browser will open the Application Insights Analytics page with...

Over the last couple of months, I’ve noticed that a lot of companies are trying to hire DevOps Engineers or DevOps Experts and I have to ask what are these companies looking for? Reading some of the job descriptions I found out that some are looking for experts on the tooling associated with infrastructure automation...