Tag Archives: Hybrid Cloud

Stream Analytics on IoT Edge – deployment changes

Microsoft released the GA version of Stream Analytics on IoT Edge two weeks ago. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-stream-analytics-on-iot-edge-now-generally-available/ Beside the changes with the GA version one is most important. When you deploy the Stream Analytics container onto an edge device you must provide the plan id as an environment variable. The plan id is needed for billing Read more [...]

Best practices – Azure IoT Edge deployments with Azure Kubernetes Service

Today I am talking about some best practices in regards of Azure IoT Edge deployments with Azure Kubernetes Service. Just a short recap about the IoT Edge deployment options with Kubernetes. The connection between Kubernetes and the Azure IoT Hub is established via the IoT Edge Virtual Kubelet Provider. The IoT Edge VK Provider consists of two containers. The Virtual Kubelet that receives the Kubernetes Read more [...]

Introducing breaking changes to the IoT Edge VK provider helm chart and deployment templates for Kubernetes

When you are running the IoT Edge VK provider deployed by the previous helm chart, you might have noticed the following log entry querying the virtualkubelet container logs. kubectl logs hub0-iot-edge-connector-6b594c6444-g7mqz virtualkubelet Flag --taint has been deprecated, Taint key should now be configured using the VK_TAINT_KEY environment variable The process to define the taint for the virtual Read more [...]

Azure IoT Edge 1.0.2 update issues

During Microsoft Ignite the Azure IoT Edge version 1.0.2 was released with some important improvements like proxy support. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/iot-edge1-0-2/ Today I updated my two Raspberry Pi’s running Raspbian to the new IoT Edge version. -> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/how-to-install-iot-edge-linux-arm#install-the-container-runtime After Read more [...]

Speaking at Experts Live Europe 2018 in Prague

We are only a month a way from one of the superb conferences held in Europe, Experts Live Europe. Being in Berlin the last two times Experts Live Europe takes place this year in the beautiful city of Prague. Why you should attend, if you have not a ticket yet? The answer is easy. Learning from top industry experts, networking, having a good time and making new friends. Most of the experts Read more [...]

Building ARM-based container images with VSTS and Azure Container Registry Build

Azure Container Registry Build is currently in preview, but it is an awesome feature of ACR. But what is ACR Build? It is a native container build capability directly integrated into the Azure Container Registry. So, we do not need container build agents anymore. The latest update of ACR Build includes the support for ARM-based container images. -> https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/stevelasker/2018/07/25/acr-build-preview-now-supported-in-all-public-regions/ That Read more [...]

Build Azure Kubernetes Service cluster with bring your own Virtual Network on Azure

At Build this year Microsoft announced the Custom VNET with Azure CNI integration for Azure Kubernetes Service. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/kubernetes-on-azure/ Even this was some month ago I would like to walk you through the necessary planning and deployment steps for the bring your own Virtual Network option here. Before we start a deployment, we must ensure to meet the Read more [...]

Deploy ARM-based container images with Azure Kubernetes Service on your Azure IoT Edge devices

In my previous blog post I showed you how to build ARM-based container images with VSTS. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/building-arm-based-container-images-with-vsts-for-your-azure-iot-edge-deployments/ Now, we need to deploy our container applications or in IoT Edge jargon our container modules onto the edge devices. For the deployment we will use an AKS cluster with the IoT Edge virtual Read more [...]

Configuring Azure Kubernetes Service via the Terraform OSS Azure Resource Provider to use a custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution

I have already written about on how to use a custom DNS server for domain specific name resolution with AKS a couple of weeks ago. -> https://www.danielstechblog.io/using-custom-dns-server-for-domain-specific-name-resolution-with-azure-kubernetes-service/ Today I am writing about how you can leverage the newly announced Terraform OSS Azure Resource Provider for the same configuration with Read more [...]

Building ARM-based container images with VSTS for your Azure IoT Edge deployments

Currently, I am working and playing around with Azure IoT Edge deployments in combination with Azure Kubernetes Service and a Raspberry Pi 2. The files referenced in through out the blog article can be found in my GitHub repository. -> https://github.com/neumanndaniel/kubernetes/tree/master/iotedge/webserver My first challenge was to find a way on how to build ARM-based container images Read more [...]