Category: DevOps

How to Set Up All the NuGet Package Managers [In Depth]

You've built an application or perhaps even a set of important scripts and need to package it up and deploy it. Look no further than NuGet and the various NuGet package manager you have available.

Tyler Muir Avatar Tyler Muir

11 min. read

Getting Started with Terraform Windows and Terraform EC2

In the infrastructure as code (IaC) space, one of the most useful tools to come out in the last several years is HashiCorp's Terraform Windows. The ability to version infrastructure, automate the provisioning of resources, and execute across different cloud vendors is huge for any DevOps and automation workflows.

Chris Blackden Avatar Chris Blackden

8 min. read

Install Chef Test Kitchen (And Get Started)

As more companies become more DevOps focused, code testing is creeping its way out of just the software development realm. With software "eating the world," we are now seeing operations/system administrators writing more code. A lot of this code is "infrastructure code". In this post, you're going to learn one approach to IaC and how to install Chef Test Kitchen and get started using it.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

Invoke-DscResource: DSC Without the Configuration

Prior to Windows Management Framework (WMF) v5, people that wanted to use Desired State Configuration (DSC) in PowerShell to apply configurations to their machines were forced to go through the same procedure if they wanted to provision an entire server or just install a single Windows feature. That's no more with the Invoke-DscResource cmdlet.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

How to Create (and Manage) Docker Volumes on Windows

Docker volumes are the preferred way of handling persistent data created by and used by Docker containers. Let's take a look at how this works by covering how to create Docker volumes on Windows. You'll also learn how to manage them too!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

7 min. read

The AppVeyor API and PowerShell: Getting Started

Get the knowledge you need to get started building PowerShell to take advantage of all the AppVeyor CI platform has to offer.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

5 min. read

What is an Infrastructure Developer?

A fairly new job role, an infrastructure developer, writes code but not software code. An infrastructure developer writes infrastructure code and is heavily dependent on automation.

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

2 min. read

Creating Your First Docker Windows Server Container

If you're new to Docker and want to learn how to create your first Docker Windows Server container, you're in luck. In this article, you'll learn how to get started from scratch - no prior experience necessary!

Adam Bertram Avatar Adam Bertram

3 min. read

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