Diving into Azure

Recent Posts

  • November 19, 2019

    Deploying a worker service to Kubernetes

    Once you have the worker service configured with health checks it's time to get it deployed. In this article I'll show you how to deploy the service to AKS (Kubernetes) using ACR and Helm.

  • November 07, 2019

    Worker services in Kubernetes with health checks

    One of the key features of Kubernetes is its ability to kick out bad pods and start up new ones. But to be able to do that, Kubernetes needs to communicate with the service to determine its health status.

  • October 22, 2019

    Using Azure App Configuration in a Worker Service

    With .NET Core 3 we were introduced to the new Worker Service template for running continuous jobs. In this article, I'll show you how to setup the service and also to make use of the new Azure App Configuration service that centralizes the management of app settings.

  • August 02, 2019

    Re-throwing exceptions - the right way

    In the company where I work we have an interview question for candidates where we ask them to explain the difference between different ways to re-throw an exception in a C# try-catch expression. How hard can it be? Well, surprisingly many developers get it wrong.

  • July 05, 2019

    Develop with CosmosDB in Docker

    Micro services are increasingly more popular in new development project. In this post I'll show you how to connect to a CosmosDB emulator from your docker app.