Advanced Docker Tips: Pt.2 - Know When to Cache

Even though you are requesting the latest updates to be applied in your dockerfile, docker will cache that layer instead of re-running the check for latest update. To prevent this from happening, you will have to instruct docker to not cache anything.

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Microsoft Identity Platform: OAuth Basics Pt.2

Read any OAuth documentation, and they go at length to discuss the fact that OAuth is not an authentication protocol. While there are authentication steps embedded within the OAuth protocol none of these authentication steps are valid for end-user authentication.

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Microsoft Identity Platform: OAUTH Basics

I break down and go into detail around the OAuth process and how it works as one of the defining protocols that’s used in the Microsoft Identity Platform.

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An exploration of managed identities on Azure Virtual Machines

Managed Service Identities for VMs seem like a great alternative to service principals, but after utilizing them on virtual machines, I am not so sure. I explore recent findings with MSI’s and why you may want to reconsider their use.

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