Why Implement Self Service Infrastructure
One of the many concepts of DevOps is the self service aspect of procuring new infrastructure for teams to work with. I think there are a number of ranges that these particular concept can be implemented. It can be from giving people direct access to their organizations cloud provider's dashboard . . .
Manual Azure Function configuration for Application Insights
Your Azure Functions,full stop, need to have telemetry. This post is not here to debate that issue. What I would like to share is a way to stand up your Azure Function, App Service Plan, Storage Account and a Application Insights in a single deployment via Azure Resource Manager.
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Proxies are a nice addition to Azure Functions that give you a subset of features that an application gateway could provide for your function instances. It has request matching capabilities that let you inspect a specific route and send that request to a specific back-end. You can setup matches based on combinations of uri and HTTP method.
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I've been working on a new version of dotnetzero (formerly psakezero). This v2 version has a number of changes that were fun to build.
Large refactoring into smaller PowerShell functions
I'm trying out an approach that takes each PowerShell function and places them into their own file. This was for a couple of reasons. One was . . .