Dan Patrick


Dan Patrick

Dan Patrick is the Chief Infrastructure Architect for Solliance and a 15 year veteran at Microsoft. He has an extensive background in IT Infrastructure and Operations. Dan has both architected and lead teams building and supporting some of the largest service providers in North America with as many 15,000 Windows Servers and 120 million endpoints. Dan has worked with Azure IaaS solutions extensively since 2012. He has a passion for Virtualization with deep experience leveraging Hyper-V, Vmware, and Citrix. He is also a Clustering specialist focusing on large host clusters and SQL Always On Availability Groups. Recently Dan, authored the Networking, Azure Active Directory and Containers portion of the 70-533 Exam Reference for Microsoft Press.

Running AKS in Prod

Database (Room 326)
04:00 PM - 04:50 PM

In this session, you will go behind the lines of a real AKS deployment into production. Lessons learned about Infrastructure, Networking, Key Vault, WAF, and AKS will be covered. Learn how we locked down the deployment from the Network Security Groups to RBAC on the containers. You will see how Azure DevOps was used to create a true end to end CI/CD for both the Application and Infrastructure. Our pain, your gain… Takeaways: 1. Best practices for deploying production application with AKS 2. Use Azure DevOps pipelines and Terraform to manage an AKS deployment 3. Secure your AKS deployment