Today we focus on some performance optimizations for the Jenkins worker nodes on Azure instead of security as in the last blog post.
As you might know already each Azure VM gets an additional SSD-based temporary drive beside the OS disk drive. Per default the swap file is stored on this temporary drive, because it is ephemeral.
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At the beginning of September, I have published a blog post about how to update the base image of a VMSS-based AKS cluster.
On LinkedIn I had a good discussion with one of the AKS PMs about that and I want to highlight two things first.
The shell script I have written directly interacts with the VMSS Read more [...]
Jenkins has two nifty plugins available to leverage the power of the Azure platform for on-demand worker nodes.
-> Azure Container Instances
-> Azure Virtual Machines
In this blog post I want to quickly highlight to secure the access to Jenkins worker nodes running on Azure.
The assumption is that your Jenkins CI master is running outside of Azure e.g. on-premises.
When you are using Read more [...]
Earlier this year I had written a blog post about updating the VMSS base image of an aks-engine cluster.
Today, we focus on Azure Kubernetes Service running with VMSS.
Microsoft releases updates regularly to the AKS service and refreshes also the base image for the AKS worker nodes.
This Read more [...]