Tag Archives: Azure

Azure PowerShell 1.0 Login-AzureRMAccount

Ever wondered what is the difference between Login-AzureRMAccount that got introduced with Azure PowerShell 1.0, and Add-AzureRMAccount? “Login-AzureRMAccount” is an alias for “Add-AzureRMAccount”. Please see it in the source code

Or with get-alias -Name Login-AzureRMAccount | Format-List -Property *    

Mixing Azure Resource Management and Service Management Modes in a PowerShell Script

Suppose you need to come up with a script that does work both on Azure Service Management (ASM) and Azure Resource Management (ARM) stacks, however, in Azure PowerShell module, they seem to be exclusive, all of the tutorials say you need to issue View the code on Gist. to switch, and there are name clashes […]

Calling Azure Resource Manager REST APIs

Often times, you may think, “hey mother of documentation for all things released on Azure is the REST API, and how do I access it?” Well, here is the solution. Let’s first start with high level. Get a REST client. You can use Fiddler, or Postman (a Google Chrome extension). Make sure you have an […]

Microsoft Azure Websites WebJob in Java

Support for Java was recently added to Microsoft Azure Web Sites, and we can now provision and deploy our Java web sites here.  Fantastic!  Now enter WebJobs for running background tasks in Microsoft Azure Web Sites.  There are some great posts, documentation, and samples for WebJobs implemented in .NET or using one of the other script types […]

Deploying Out of Process Service for Semantic Logging Application Block to Windows Azure using plugins

DISCLAIMER: Microsoft has not published the documentation on how plug-ins in Azure SDK work (such as Diagnostics, Remote desktop etc.) This sample is provided as is, and based on my observations. Microsoft’s Patterns and Practices team had released the Semantic Application Block with Enterprise Library 6 release (can be downloaded from here http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=38789). It is […]

Updates to Cloud Ninja Metering Block

After releasing the Cloud Ninja Metering Block (https://cnmb.codeplex.com/) a lot of new changes to the various technologies surfaced, and we decided to upgrade the block to incorporate these changes. Following is a list of updates we brought into the block with this release. 1. Source code availability. You can find the first version of the […]