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Job Interviews in 2020 - …

In a break from my usual type of post, this post will be largely non-technical - I know, this is a tech blog, but bear with me! This was was inspired by a message from Nick Colyer, co-founder over at Skylines Academy in a post on the Azure Study Group (Skylines Academy) on Facebook where I’d …

Handle website redirects …

In my last post, I mentioned that I’d hit a little snag when I was migrating my live site over to my new architecture. When I built my test site it always used a subdomain (beta.cirriustech.co.uk) so I never had any issue with DNS. However, when I migrated my live site over, I had built it …

New site now live!

Much later than planned, I’ve completed the cutover to my new Hugo static site in production, as written about in my last post. A number of factors delayed it. Mostly private, which I won’t go into here, but also some technical ones too that I put aside for a while due to the above. …

Say Hello World to Hugo!

In my recent posts, I spent a lot of time talking about Hugo and Static Websites in Azure. I’ve now finished converting the content from this existing blog over to Hugo, underpinned by: Azure Static Websites Azure Storage Azure DevOps Azure Functions Cloudflare CDN It’s now available to …

When Bugs and Mistakes …

A few weeks ago I commented on a request from Jack Tracey for speakers at the Open Mic Night of the August 2019 Sussex Azure User Group - with the idea being to share your stories of mistakes you’ve made that have led to P1 incidents. I flippantly said I had plenty of stories but …

Azure: Trigger a WebJob …

Image by Sean Patrick Murphy on Unsplash In my last post, Azure: Trigger a WebJob with Logic Apps and Kudu - Part 1, we built a KeyVault and a WebJob that will retrieve a storage key from KeyVault (using Managed Identity and REST APIs) and then backed up our webapp content and copied it to blob …