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Losing your “ARM” “AZ” you move forward with Azure PowerShell

By |2019-01-16T10:44:03+00:00January 16th, 2019|

For any of us that have interacted with Microsoft Azure for any length of time, we know that at times there are actions or resources that are not fully configurable from the Azure Portal.  When times like this occur one way to handle this is to jump to the Azure PowerShell modules to make these ...

Six Dangers of Cloud Migration

By |2019-01-08T10:16:15+00:00December 27th, 2018|

Transitioning to the Cloud is no small task. It is fraught with risk for any organization who makes the transition. At the same time, it is packed with an even greater amount of business value that an organization can extract when properly transitioned. When things go wrong, they are not immediately obvious, but usually are ...

Automating Build Pipeline Creation using Azure DevOps Services REST API

By |2018-12-03T17:01:50+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Azure DevOps is a powerful tool for any organization, especially one dedicated to a robust CI/CD pipleline.  Getting a working pipeline for a repository can take only a few minutes, especially if using a tried and true template.  But what if instead of 5 or 10 pipelines, you want to set up a thousand?  I ...

My Favorite Agile Methodologies Applied to Project Management

By |2018-11-14T12:03:13+00:00November 14th, 2018|

I don’t come from an agile software background. Most of my professional experience has been part of standard waterfall based schedules and planning, where you have everything pre-planned out – a schedule showing “exact” start and stop dates for each task and quantified process to capture earned value against your performed work. Now, at Nebbia, ...

Lift-and-shift on-premises SQL Server database to Azure Cloud

By |2018-11-07T11:20:10+00:00November 7th, 2018|

As a consultant who primarily deals with the Azure cloud and DevOps, I often get to meet software team stakeholders who, for a myriad variety of reasons, still haven't migrated to the cloud. The fastest route to get an on-premises system to the cloud, is popularly known as lift-and-shift. "Lift and shift ...

Effective Code — Interfaces

By |2018-11-14T11:26:21+00:00October 31st, 2018|

One of the benefits of regularly designing software systems here at Nebbia Technology is having the first-hand experience of what works and what doesn’t across a vast spectrum of technologies.  With every project that we engage, our knowledge and insights gained from previous experiences allow us to deliver solutions that not only make technological sense, ...

Stop Searching for Truth

By |2018-10-26T18:10:41+00:00October 26th, 2018|

How many places do you need to search to understand your company's own software? I'm sure you have some kind of user-facing documentation or some form of presentable details that your users can work off of. That doesn't describe your database schema. It doesn't go into the API endpoints available for your partners wanting to ...