cloud

  • Reverse Engineering the az-cli to use the python sdk Figuring out how to use the azure-sdk for python

    For scripting things in AWS, switching between boto and the aws cli is seamless because they use the same interfaces. The name of the python module matches the subcommand in the cli and the arguments and options all line up. This is not the case with Azure …. There seems to be inconsistent names between the az-cli, azure-sdk & the Azure portal, which makes creating scripts a bit challenging. Additionally challenging, the docs are not fleshed …

  • Setup Windows 10 in Azure Have an environment for testing apps without running a VM

    RDP The other day I needed to test a Windows application, but I’m using a Mac. If you need to audit/test a Windows application on a Mac or Linux box, Microsoft provides some developer VM images you can use for free . I went ahead and downloaded the VM image for VirtualBox and starting the VM. I allocated 3 cores and 8GB of RAM thinking that should be enough power to test reasonably (I’m using MacBook …