(Database in Cloud)

Azure SQL Database is a Platform as a Service (PaaS) offered by Microsoft Azure. Hence, you need the Azure subscription to use this SQL Database. Azure offers new subscribers a free subscription and $200 worth of resources for 30 days. Recently I revived my relationship with MS Azure and explored the platform a little bit, using the Warner Chaves’ PluralSight Azure SQL Database for SQL Server DBAs training for the start.

In this article, I will explore the steps required to create an SQL Server in Azure and deploy a small database. Here I am using a…


  1. Create a new App Service Plan. If you have already created then skip this step. App service is like one container or a VM machine. In a single azure app service, you can host N no. of web apps. Based on the load you can split your apps to separate app services if required. To create a new app service. First, you need to set a resource group name if you already have created it, can use the same or else can create new. Next, fill the app service name, Select OS as Linux. …


Working on Cloud platforms is more challenging if you are using private repos.

I tried to find multiple blogs and support documents to resolve my issue but all in vain. Finally after so many tweaks and tricks able to complete it.

And it is very obvious to write a blog about it so others can also take help from this.

Lets move to integration setup steps instead of creating hype.

Step 1. We need to install GITLAB extension plugin.

Note: But above plugin will only allow to access repos which are available over Internet not the self hosted on private network.

Please use below link for extension installation -

Step 2. Self hosted agent required to access Self hosted GitLab Repo


The goal of this tutorial is to give a high-level introduction of GitLab CI/CD that helps people get started in 30 minutes without having to read all of GitLab‘s documentation. This tutorial is geared toward beginners who wish to tinker with CI/CD tools like GitLab CI/CD. In this tutorial, I will briefly go over what is CI/CD, why I decided to go with GitLab’s tool and a walkthrough on how to create a .gitlab-ci.yaml with an example application.

CI/CD

CI/CD is short for Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery / Continuous Deployment. It enables teams to build, test and release software at a…


Hi everyone, in this blog I will be focusing on making a build pipeline in Jenkins.

“There should be two tasks for a human being to perform to deploy software into a development, test, or production environment: to pick the version and environment and to press the “deploy” button.”- David Farley

Prerequisite- Docker, Jenkins basics.

Before starting let us know what Jenkins is?

Jenkins is basically an open source automation server which can help in reducing the efforts of Integration and Deployment in a software development life cycle. It is written in Java. …


I’ve used a lot of document-based NoSQL databases. CosmosDB is by far my favourite, mainly because it’s much more than a simple NoSQL database. Things like the cosmic scale, the different API options, the change feed or even the emulator that Microsoft provides are amazing.

However, unless you are willing to dedicate a lot of time reading about it, the integration experience can be a nightmare for some. Things like its pricing, its performance, partition keys and indexing, just to name a few, can be too much. On top of that, you have to use the SDKs provided by Microsoft…


First thing first (use the TOR browser + a proper VPN service)

If you spend most of your time online (who doesn’t, really?), you might have come across the term dark web before. The mystery surrounding it creates a lot of curiosity among people and the chances are that you’re one of them as well.

However, do you know what the dark web actually is? And, are there any cool websites on the dark web? …


The Onion Web

The dark web is a part of the internet that isn’t indexed by search engines. You’ve no doubt heard talk of the “dark web” as a hotbed of criminal activity — and it is. Researchers Daniel Moore and Thomas Rid of King’s College in London classified the contents of 2,723 live dark web sites over a five-week period in 2015 and found that 57% host illicit material.

You can buy credit card numbers, all manner of drugs, guns, counterfeit money, stolen subscription credentials, hacked Netflix accounts and software that helps you break into other people’s computers. Buy…


I was surfing through the Dark web and suddenly found something weird. Just Thought to blog about this


When attempting to choose the right continuous integration and deployment tools, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the number of options. That’s because there are tons of DevOps tools to choose from. In this article, ) I help you to navigate through the vast amount of choices to find the best solution for your business.

“It’s hard to single out a tool or a set of tools that will have the biggest impact on an organization. The great thing about continuous integration is the freedom to use tools interchangeably, depending on your project’s needs. You have the freedom to choose…

Delushaan Delu

Lead Fullstack Software Developer @ Micron Semicon (Asia Pte Ltd) Singapore

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