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Jev Suchoi

Cloud Consultant | Architecture, Automation & Security Specialist

Git gud with branch naming

With this post I want to share my approach to Git branch naming. This is the 4th and final post in the naming convention series . Tip Check out the full naming convention series : The 10 commandments for Azure naming conventions The perfect azure naming convention A naming convention to bring order to variable groups When working in large teams, managing branches can quickly become a hassle. Comparing branches to figure out their feature set, is a time consuming and error prone activity.

A naming convention to bring order to variable groups

With this post I want to share my approach to naming Azure DevOps variable groups. This post is the 3rd in the naming convention series . Tip Check out the full naming convention series : The 10 commandments for Azure naming conventions The perfect azure naming convention Git gud with branch naming The naming convention In my experience there are a lot of different way’s Azure DevOps projects are organized. Also in contrary to the Azure resource naming variable groups are renamable and don’t possess an ability to hold additional metadata like tagging.

The perfect Azure naming convention

This post is the 2nd in the naming convention series . With this post I want to share my approach to naming Azure resources. Why a naming convention is important is already covered by my previous post . However I do believe that some background is required to understand this approach. So, lets dig in. Tip Check out the full naming convention series : The 10 commandments for Azure naming conventions A naming convention to bring order to variable groups Git gud with branch naming Naming convention background A proper naming convention is one of the main methods for building and maintaining Cloud infrastructure as cattle and not as pets.

The 10 commandments for Azure naming conventions

There are many Azure related naming conventions guides but this one is mine! For every 10 engineers and architects asked you will get 10 different replies on such a topic as naming conventions. With this blog post I would like to kick-off a small series of blog posts sharing my view points about Azure related naming conventions. In this post starting with why a proper naming convention is important and the 10 commandments I generally follow when working on a naming convention.

Change the SharePoint domain name in your Microsoft 365 Tenant

Back when all the Cloud and SaaS offerings where a brand new concept most IT administrators ended up choosing the domain name of a tenant. This choice would be then reflected in the SharePoint Online url and the only way to change it was to create brand new tenant. Either due to the somewhat poor choice from the IT administrators, due to mergers, rebranding or acquisitions some organization ended up with lets say less desirable domain name for their SharePoint URL.

Your service connection credentials are mine

Like with the two previous posts Hacking Azure DevOps and I am in your pipeline reading all your secrets! I want to continue to raise awareness and understanding about pipeline security in Azure DevOps. In the previous post I have explained how secure / marked as secret variables are handled during pipeline runtime. In this post I want to show how an Azure Resource Manager service connection configuration is handled during pipeline runtime.