Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • 5 reasons to use Helm charts in Kubernetes

    Kubernetes is a big platform to absorb. It has a rich resource & networking model. In many ways it is a miniature version of a fully fledge cloud provider, abstracting the underlying cloud provider.

    That is my excuse for postponing addressing Helm for such a long time. Until today.

    I’ll look...

  • Azure Dev Ops CI / CD pipelines with AKS - Lessons learned

    I have this personal project where I have a swag of micro services collaborating to serve different web applications.

    I started to work on the Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI / CD) using Azure DevOps.

    I did toy around those areas before. But this was really a rubber hits the road experience...

  • About Ingress in Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    I did a bit of experimentation with Kubernetes Ingress, more specifically NGINX, lately.

    I found the concept of Ingress utterly confusing at first. It is actually relatively simple. So, I thought I would share this sense of simplicity.

    This article is conceptual. There will be no code nor even Portal tour.

    If you want to ramp up on Ingress in...

  • Handling recursivity in Logic Apps

    Azure Logic Apps is a powerful integration platform.

    Some workflows naturally land themselves to recursion. For instance, handling a hierarchical data structure often has a natural recursive solution.

    Azure Logic Apps doesn’t allow recursion directly. It forbids a Logic App invoking itself.

    In this article we are going to explore two avenues...