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If you already know HashiCorp Vault and Microsoft Azure well and you have some Terraform experience and would like to jump to the code directly, be my guest :) Here is the GitHub Repo.


Applications running inside Azure VMs need access to various secrets. e.g. API keys, database credentials, certificates, cloud credentials etc. Although traditionally secrets are provided manually in application configuration or environment variables, many new cloud applications store these secrets in Azure KeyVault.

There are many advantages of using Azure KeyVault, e.g.

  • Secrets are decoupled from the application
  • Secrets can be managed and revoked centrally and with APIs
  • Secrets are saved more securely and can be accessed…

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- Sushruta Samhita

In this post I would like to share some of my notes on “what is health?” as per Ayurveda from an introductory Ayurveda class I attended in Rishikesh, India last year. The information may not be 100% accurate but will give you a good idea and basic understanding.

What is Ayurveda?

Ayu means Life and Veda means Knowledge.

Ayurveda is the knowledge/science of Life. Origins of Ayurveda are found in Samkhya philosophy from ancient India ~700–500 BCE and it focuses on the physical aspects of the human body.

It is a medical science (today called as alternate) which also teaches us about the body, what kind of food we should eat, how can we cope in different environments, etc. e.g. Ayurveda recommends avoiding citrus fruits and dark leafy vegetables in the rainy season. …

स्थिरसुखमासनम् ॥४६॥

An asana is what is steady and pleasant. — Yoga Sutras II.46

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Chakrasana (The wheel)

For anyone who is new to yoga, I have compiled a few important foundational concepts from my own experience. If you have never done yoga and are planning to give it a try, this should help you understand what yoga is all about. This may also be helpful for you, if your only experience is a few yoga classes in a nearby studio or gym.
It is important to understand, that yoga is an enormous field of study and we are focussing mainly on the physical aspect, which we call the Asana practice. A yoga practice even if it is just the Asana practice is never merely a physical exercise. …


Kapil Arora

Sr. Solution Engineer @ HashiCorp

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