Jonnychipz Weekly # 19 – Thank You

Week 19 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG Live at 12.30pm GMT 07.05.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This has been a tough week for me and my family due to the sad loss of my beautiful mum, I felt that I needed to air my thoughts and feelings and say Thank You, …

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Creating an Azure SQL Private Link Endpoint and managing DNS

Just a quick blog to capture the stages of creating an Azure Private Endpoint that represents an Azure SQL Database Server in order that the SQL Server can be accessed via a Private IP instead of the Public endpoint. This task list has been completed after a successful Private Link MicroHack, details of which can …

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Jonnychipz Weekly # 18 – Networking Extravaganza

Week 18 of my Jonnychipz weekly VLOG, covering the Last Week of Azure News and Updates, Welsh Azure User Group News and some great Community Callouts. Live at 12.30pm GMT 30.04.21. on my YouTube channel (Click the link below!) This week I delve into the Azure Updates of the week, talk about the up and …

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Azure Virtual WAN MicroHack

As an employee of a Microsoft Partner, I get invited to join some brilliant training programmes set up and run by the OCP area of Microsoft. I attended an Azure Virtual WAN Microhack today, looking at all things Azure Virtual WAN. The details and instructions of this hack can be found in the following GitHub …

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Deploying Azure Infrastructure with Terraform via Azure DevOps Pipelines

In this blog article, I aim to guide you through the components needed in order to successfully deploy Azure Infrastructure using Terraform via an Azure DevOps Pipeline. The idea here is to help understand how you may be able to automate the deployment and updating of your cloud infrastructure hosted in Azure. Follow along with …

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Azure Networking Fundamentals – Cloud Talk with Jonnychipz

Hi all, ok I did a thing........ part of my journey of learning and exploration of Cloud Services was that I wanted to try and give back to the community some of the information I have learned over the years and more specifically the knowledge I am picking up on a daily basis in this …

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Day[14/100] #100DaysOfCloud – Jonnychipz – Configure and Manage Virtual Networks for Azure Admins AZ-104

As part of the AZ104 Azure Administrator Associate Exam, another key area of knowledge required is around the Networking elements of Azure. I have spent some time revisiting the Learning materials that Microsoft have put together, some interesting interactive Azure Sandbox knowledge checks as well in this series. I'm following the MS Learn resources for …

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Azure Private Link Configuration (Private Endpoint – Storage Account)

For this article, in keeping with my #AzureNetworking series, I thought it would be a nice simple idea to walk through the mechanics of the 'Azure Private Link'. Typically in Azure, when it comes to PaaS services, it is now supported for a number of PaaS services to configure access via a Private VNET/Subnet only, …

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Azure Bastion – Configuration via Azure Portal

In keeping with my #AzureNetworking series, Azure Bastion seems like a nice place to move to next! What is Azure Bastion? So Bastion went GA quite a few months ago now and I did have a little play with it then, but thought this would make a nice little article. If you are an IT …

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Azure CLI – Creating a Virtual Machine

In my previous article, I described the process for creating a Virtual Machine in the Azure Portal. A colleague asked me to show them what the Azure CLI script might look like to create the same Virtual Machine, therefore I have quickly put the following together. For more information on Azure CLI please click here. …

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Azure – Creating a Virtual Machine via the Azure Portal

As I work through my lab rebuild I thought I would provide some overview of some of the more straight forward tasks. In a previous article I discussed how to configure a VNET. In this article we will discuss how to configure a basic Virtual Machine (VM) and hook it up to the VNET we …

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Azure Virtual Network Deployment (Portal vs ARM vs Terraform)

As part of my #AzureNetworking series, I thought Id start off with a relatively straight forward concept of creating a VNET in Azure. From here I thought it would be a good learning exercise for those relatively new to the concepts of Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates, and how these ARM Templates can be transposed …

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