Smelly Office

One day I had to go to a site in Stafford, to an old historic looking building, it had a large hall entrance and was clearly someone’s home which has been turned into an office. I was met in the hallway by the one of the admin staff and directed to work in room with […]

AKS Helm Kubernetes

Helm Commands

Action Command to Run To list your releases helm list To install a Release helm install [release] [chart] Upgrade a Release revision helm upgrade [release] [chart] Rollback to a Release revision helm rollback [release] [revision] Display Release history helm history [release] Display Release status helm status [release] Display details of a Release helm get all […]

Azure DevOps

Creating Azure DevOps Pipelines

I thought I would cover writing a Azure DevOps pipeline YAML file which deploys infrastructure. Useful link – There are some built-in variables in ADO which you can check out here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/build/variables?view=azure-devops&tabs=yaml. To take you through it to give you an overview of the setup. We have a pipeline file for each environment (see below). […]



WinRM seems a very complicated way to access a server. But it can be easier if you know the basics. Remote Machine – The Server you want to connect to To start on the machine you want to connect to, you need to set up WinRM and enable PSRemoting (PowerShell Remoting). This can be done […]

Azure DevOps

Story Points

User Stories are used in Agile to create work and for each story, you have to give it some points. A common point system to use is the Fibonacci sequence numbers. Story Points Corresponds to 1 A very small, low effort, low complexity piece of work that might take 1-2 hours 2 About twice the […]