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The benefits of using Arrays over Lists in C#

I’m an ardent proponent of using Arrays (T[]) over Lists (Lisf<T>) in C#. In my case, it’s mostly web services running in Azure and libraries, consumed by such services. In this blog post I’ll be collecting the pros and cons … Continue reading

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How to set access policy on Key Vault in another subscription aka How to deploy to resource group in another subscription using ARM template?

The model for my Service Fabric infrastructure consists of two major parts: Data Center (think Azure region) Scale Unit (think Service Fabric cluster and its child resources) But today due to the limitation around AAD first party application we decided … Continue reading

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How to split array into string for Service Fabric cluster ARM template

In order to use a certificates for Service Fabric cluster issues by custom, non publicly trusted CA you’d need to supply a list of thumbprints of intermediate CAs. In a form of a comma-separated string. What means if you have … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 33: topping up

Since the second carboy with Cabernet Sauvignon was lacking some volume to do proper anaerobic fermentation I needed to top it up. But unfortunately I couldn’t find any juice that’d match (grape, location, year) mine so I decided to add … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day and 30: oak chips

I’ve ordered a 1-pound bag of medium toasted French oak chips on Amazon and over the course of past two days added about 55g (~2oz) in each of the filled full carboys: B#1 Syrah “wild” B#2 Syrah “calm” B#3 Cabernet … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 22: Specific gravity

I’m measuring specific gravity in the buckets with Cabernet Sauvignon: Bucket #4: 1.006 Bucket #5: 1.022 Bucket #6 “bad boy”: 1.080 I also measured the temperature inside the carboys: Batch #1 “wild”: 60.09F Batch #2 “calm”: 67.09F

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 21: racking, specific gravity

I’m racking my Syrah and measure specific gravity in each of two 5-gallon carboys. Now on I’ll come them batches with specific name that describe their behavior. Syrah Batch #1 “wild”: 0.992. I decided to keep in garage where it’s … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 19: Cabernet Sauvignon (cont’d)

My weight: 78.50 kg Bucket #6: 27 kg I got so much grapes this year that it took me 4 days to finish the destemming and crushing. The very last batch got contaminated with some sort of fungus or mold. … Continue reading

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 17: Cabernet Sauvignon (cont’d)

My weight: 78.00 kg Bucket #5: 24.15 kg Yeast: 1 pack of Lalvin Bourgovin RC 212

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Carnation Anapa Winery, vol 2, day 16: Cabernet Sauvignon

I decided to do not delay and start processing the recently picked grapes today. So first weight it in. Some precalculations: My weight: 79.40 kg With empty container: 80.85 kg Empty container: 1.45 kg Bucket #4: 23.00 kg Yeast: 1 … Continue reading

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