Introduction to Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) in Azure: Achieving Higher Reliability with AKS and Essential Tools

In the fast-paced world of technology, ensuring the reliability of services is paramount for businesses to thrive. Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) has emerged as a discipline that combines software engineering and systems administration to create scalable and highly reliable software systems. In the Azure cloud environment, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) plays a pivotal role in…

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GitOps with a comparison between Flux and ArgoCD and which one is better for use in Azure AKS

GitOps has emerged as a powerful paradigm for managing Kubernetes clusters and deploying applications. Two popular tools for implementing GitOps in Kubernetes are Flux and ArgoCD. Both tools have similar functionalities, but they differ in terms of their architecture, ease of use, and integration with cloud platforms like Azure AKS. In this blog, we will…

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The Rise of GitOps: Automating Deployment and Improving Reliability

GitOps is a relatively new approach to software delivery that has been gaining popularity in recent years. It is a set of practices for managing and deploying infrastructure and applications using Git as the single source of truth. In this blog post, we will explore the concept of GitOps, its key benefits, and some examples…

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Private Kubernetes cluster in AKS with Azure Private Link

Today, we’ll take a look at a new feature in AKS called Azure Private Link, which allows you to connect to AKS securely and privately over the Microsoft Azure backbone network. In the past, connecting to AKS from an on-premises network or other virtual network required using a public IP address, which posed potential security…

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Difference between workload managed identity, Pod Managed Identity and AKS Managed Identity

Azure Kubernetes Service(AKS) offers several options for managing identities within Kubernetes clusters, including AKS Managed Identity, Pod Managed Identity, and Workload Managed Identity. Here’s a comparison of these three options: Key Features AKS Managed Identity Pod Managed Identity Workload Managed Identity Overview A built-in feature of AKS that allows you to assign an Azure AD…

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How is AKS workload identity different from AKS pod managed identity?

AKS workload identity and AKS pod managed identity both provide a way to manage access to Azure resources from within a Kubernetes cluster. However, there are some key differences between the two features. Scope AKS pod managed identity provides a managed identity for each individual pod within a Kubernetes cluster. This allows you to grant…

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