Thorsten Hans

Thorsten Hans

Stories about Azure, Kubernetes and Cloud-Native Computing

  1. 6 Steps To Run .NET Core Apps In Azure Kubernetes

    Get started with Kubernetes as .NET developer now! Learn how to take your .NET Core application, containerize it, and run it in Azure Kubernetes Service.

  2. Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes: Digital Ocean Kubernetes in Azure

    Use Azure Arc to manage your Digital Ocean Kubernetes cluster in Microsoft Azure. Learn to connect, tag and query Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes.

  3. AKS cluster auto-scaler inside out

    Learn how to build elastic AKS clusters using the cluster auto-scaler. Enable, configure, and optimize the auto-scaler in Azure Kubernetes Service to get an excellent scaling experience.

  4. 3 Ways to integrate ACR with AKS

    Learn 3 different ways how to integrate Azure Container Registry (ACR) with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to pull Docker images from your protected Docker Registry.

  5. AKS and ACR Integration - Revisited

    Integrating AKS and ACR to pull images from private Container Registries became easier with recent Azure CLI 2.0 releases. Check out how easy you can connect both excellent services.

  6. The state of Helm 3 - Hands-On!

    Helm 3 is approaching fast and comes with some fundamental changes. See what's happening and how those changes feel in Beta 3.

  7. Custom domains in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) with NGINX Ingress and Azure CLI

    See how to link a custom domain to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) with Azure CLI and NGINX Ingress

  8. Azure Key Vault FlexVolume for Kubernetes  —  A journey to integrate Azure Key Vault and AKS

    Integrate Azure Key Vault and Azure Kubernetes services without leaking sensitive configuration data such as Service Principal credentials by using Azure AD Pod Identity and Azure Key Vault FlexVolume for Kubernetes

  9. AzureAD Pod Identity in AKS: A journey to integrate Azure Key Vault

    With Azure AD Pod Identity you can finally run any pod in an Azure Kubernetes Service in the context of an external, loosely coupled Azure Identity. This builds the foundation for a seamless integration of Azure Key Vault and AKS

  10. Inspect your Kubernetes inventory in no time with ASP.NET Core and Kubernetes Client Library

    Learn how to use the C# Kubernetes Client library to query Kubernetes inventory and expose it via HTTP using a simple ASP.NET Core WebAPI which will be directly deployed to an AKS cluster as Deployment.

  11. Integrating Azure Key Vault with Azure Container Services

    Learn how to integrate Azure Key Vault and Azure Container Services. This article guides you through everything you need, in order to query Key Vault from an ASP.NET Core App running in a Pod on Kubernetes

  12. Upgrading a Kubernetes cluster on AKS using Azure CLI

    The AKS team offers a great set of commands to make administrative operations for Kubernetes clusters very easy. This article demonstrates how to upgrade a AKS cluster.

  13. CronJobs on AKS using Azure Files and .NET Core

    CronJobs build an essential part of many applications. Often, you've to persist some kind of data from application artifacts like CronJobs. This article demonstrates how to build such a CronJob with Azure Files and run it on a Kubernetes cluster.

  14. Deploy Azure Functions to Kubernetes and scale them automatically

    Learn how to take the official Azure Functions runtime and deploy it as Docker container to a Kubernetes cluster and by adding horizontal pod autoscaling (HPA) you can handle almost any load automatically.

  15. How to use a private Azure Container Registry with Kubernetes

    Pulling docker images from private registries is an essential, basic task that you need to do almost every day. This article guides you through the process of integrating Azure Container Registry and Azure Kubernetes Services.