Daniel's Tech Blog

Cloud Computing, Cloud Native & Kubernetes

Tag: Public Cloud

  • Microsoft drops data transfer charges between Availability Zones

    An important announcement during this year’s Microsoft Build has not gotten much traction and might have been missed in the vast amount of updates and announcements. Microsoft did an update to its pricing structure for inter-zone traffic. “We are announcing that Azure will not charge for the data transfer across availability zones regardless of using…

  • Cost optimize your Azure PostgreSQL Flexible Server deployments

    As I am currently preparing my session for Experts Live Germany about Azure Cost Optimization, I thought it might be good to share parts of the session as blog articles with the community. So, expect more to come in the next weeks and months. Today we focus on cost-optimizing Azure PostgreSQL Flexible Server deployments. Therefore, we look at the…

  • Using HTTP status code 307/308 for HTTPS redirect with the Istio ingress gateway

    The gateway definition for the Istio ingress gateway provides a configuration parameter to enable the HTTPS redirect of HTTP connections. -> https://istio.io/latest/docs/reference/config/networking/gateway/#ServerTLSSettings apiVersion: networking.istio.io/v1beta1 kind: Gateway metadata: name: azst-aks-gateway namespace: istio-config spec: selector: istio: ingressgateway # use Istio default gateway implementation servers: – hosts: – “*.danielstechblog.de” port: number: 80 name: http protocol: HTTP tls: httpsRedirect:…

  • Fluent Bit and Kata Containers on Azure Kubernetes Service

    In the past, I have written two blog posts about how to run untrusted workloads on Azure Kubernetes Service. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/running-gvisor-on-azure-kubernetes-service-for-sandboxing-containers/ -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/using-kata-containers-on-azure-kubernetes-service-for-sandboxing-containers/ Today, I walk you through how you gather log data of an untrusted workload isolated by Kata Containers with Fluent Bit. When you hear isolated, it always comes to mind that only…

  • Running Fluent Bit on Azure Linux in Azure Kubernetes Service

    In May this year, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Azure Linux support in Azure Kubernetes Service. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/generally-available-azure-linux-support-in-aks/?WT.mc_id=AZ-MVP-5000119 -> https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/linux-and-open-source-blog/introducing-the-azure-linux-container-host-for-aks/ba-p/3824101?WT.mc_id=AZ-MVP-5000119 Azure Linux is Microsoft’s Linux distribution of CBL-Mariner. -> https://github.com/microsoft/CBL-Mariner You can choose now between using Ubuntu or Azure Linux as the host operating system for your node pools in Azure Kubernetes Service,…

  • Azure Load Testing news

    I have been using Azure Load Testing for my Azure Chaos Studio demos for a while now. The service provides an on-demand infrastructure to run your load tests as a managed service. Recently, the service received some significant updates I like to share with you. The first update targets the test duration. Previously limited to…

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