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Running a Blog on Azure Data Lake

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

Running a Blog on Azure Data Lake

Can you build a blog on Azure Data Lake/Azure Blob Storage? Yes, absolutely! In fact, this blog is an example of that. In this article, I will describe how to build a website on Azure Data Lake including dynamic content such as blog post and tag indexes.

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Setup Caching on your Azure Storage Blobs

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

Setup Caching on your Azure Storage Blobs

Azure Blob Storage can be used for publishing files to the web. Actually, this website is using Azure Blog Storage for publishing images and other resources. They each get an URL for direct access from any web browser. However, it is good practice and good for performance to setup caching on images and web resources. Here I will describe how.

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Azure Web App Not Updating After Publish

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

Azure Web App Not Updating After Publish

Do you have problems with your Azure Web App not updating after you publish (from Visual Studio or other tool)? I had these problems with my Azure Linux ASP.NET Core Apps, but they can happen with any type of Azure Web App (or even Azure Functions). I will explain how I solved these problems and why they occured.

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How To Run Your Azure Web App From Zip Package

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

How To Run Your Azure Web App From Zip Package

Running your Azure Web Apps (App Services) from zip packages is an alternative to the standard deployment model. I will here describe how to setup the package deployment model ("Run From Package") and what the advantages/disadvantages are.

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WEBSITE_DYNAMIC_CACHE and WEBSITE_LOCAL_CACHE_OPTION

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

WEBSITE_DYNAMIC_CACHE and WEBSITE_LOCAL_CACHE_OPTION

Two important settings in Azure Web Apps that you should really care about are WEBSITE_DYNAMIC_CACHE and WEBSITE_LOCAL_CACHE_OPTION. Being careless with them can lead to either website updating problems or unnecessary performance degradation. I will explain why, and how you should handle them.

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Azure Linux Publish Error (Web deployment task failed. Could not connect to the remote computer)

Johan Åhlén by Johan Åhlén - Updated

Azure Linux Publish Error (Web deployment task failed. Could not connect to the remote computer)

Most people (including me) run into this common problem the first time they try to deploy a Linux Web App: Web deployment task failed. Could not connect to the remote computer ("linuxtest1.scm.azurewebsites.net"). This is easily solved. I will show you how.

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