How Azure serverless helps my grandmother during Corona isolation.

Needless to say that the Corona outbreak has a serious impact on our society.  The measures that the different governments take become stricter, also in Belgium.  Yesterday, they announced that no more visitors are allowed in the retirement homes.  Understandable, because the older people are more vulnerable for the virus.  On the other hand, the … Continue reading How Azure serverless helps my grandmother during Corona isolation.

Common API Management policies

When settings up new API Management instances at customers, I notice that I often specify the same policies at the highest scope, All API's.  This blog is just a small note to myself and hopefully it might help you too. Inbound policies Two inbound policies are very common: Delete the subscription key header in order not … Continue reading Common API Management policies

Validating RS256-signed JWT in Azure API Management without an Open ID Connect configuration endpoint.

What a long blog title 🙂 Today, I've encountered an issue while using the validate-jwt policy in Azure API Management.  Let's have a look at it and let me explain how I worked around it. The scenario For a proof of concept, I had to integrate Azure API Management with a custom SSO implementation.  The custom … Continue reading Validating RS256-signed JWT in Azure API Management without an Open ID Connect configuration endpoint.

Exploring Dapr: Running your first Dapr app in Kubernetes!

In this "Exploring Dapr" series, I'm exploring some of its capabilities and sharing my thoughts on it.  Dapr is an event-driven portable runtime for building micro-services, for more information I refer to the documentation.  Be aware that Dapr is currently under constant evolution, so some of the described behavior or findings might not be accurate … Continue reading Exploring Dapr: Running your first Dapr app in Kubernetes!

Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 3: Azure Service Bus

In this "Exploring Dapr" series, I'm exploring some of its capabilities and sharing my thoughts on it.  Dapr is an event-driven portable runtime for building micro services, for more information I refer to the documentation.  Be aware that Dapr is currently under constant evolution, so some of the described behavior or findings might not be … Continue reading Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 3: Azure Service Bus

Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 2: ASP.NET Core integration

In this "Exploring Dapr" series, I'm exploring some of its capabilities and sharing my thoughts on it.  Dapr is an event-driven portable runtime for building micro-services, for more information I refer to the documentation.  Be aware that Dapr is currently under constant evolution, so some of the described behavior or findings might not be accurate … Continue reading Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 2: ASP.NET Core integration

Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 1: Introduction

In this "Exploring Dapr" series, I'm exploring some of its capabilities and sharing my thoughts on it.  Dapr is an event-driven portable runtime for building micro-services, for more information I refer to the documentation.  Be aware that Dapr is currently under constant evolution, so some of the described behavior or findings might not be accurate … Continue reading Exploring Dapr: Pub/Sub – Part 1: Introduction

Control your Azure costs through budget alerts!

Keeping the cost of your Azure infrastructure under control, is a vital need during every organization's cloud journey.  Therefore, Microsoft introduced the concept of budget alerts.  Let's have a closer look at the options this bring for your organization! Create a budget Azure budgets can be created on three levels: Management group Subscription Resource group … Continue reading Control your Azure costs through budget alerts!