Ken Muse
Windows Runners on Actions Runner Controller
One challenge with the GitHub’s Actions Runner Controller (ARC) is that it does not officially support Windows containers for the runners. With a little bit of work, though, it’s possible to make this configuration work on a hybrid Linux/Windows cluster.

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Mastering Azure Virtual Machines

Mastering Azure Virtual Machines

Continuing with the discussion of mastering Azure, it’s time to understand how the Azure VM SKU families are named. Most people don’t realize that each letter is actually associated with a mnemonic that is designed to make it easy to identify the ideal workload. In addition, the complete SKU name is designed to tell you key details about the VM capabilities in a way that’s easy to remember.

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Where to Start With Azure
While I was at VS Live Nashville, I heard the same question multiple times: if you’re new to Azure, how do you get started? There are nearly 300 different services, and the numbers continue to grow. That’s a lot to try to understand without a roadmap. I have a few suggestions to make the learning process more manageable …

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Custom Azure GUIs for ARM and Bicep Templates
What if I told you that the portal experience you see with the Microsoft-provided resources was also available for your resources? Want to build a nice wizard for your ARM template? It’s time to dive deeper into Azure and learn how to develop ARM and Bicep templates like a pro. Learn to create your own custom Azure Portal experience!

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Doing DevOps With Databricks
Databricks is a powerful tool for processing data. This is big data, so how do we thing about implementing DevOps practices for these environments?

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