Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Recreating VMs in Azure

    From this article I’m going to explain how to destroy VMs, keep their disks on the backburner and re-create them later.

    Why would you do that?

    After all, you can shut down VMs and not be charged for it.  You can later restart them and...

  • How does criticism hit your brain?

    Everybody loves a critic, right?  How do you give feedback to somebody and be effective, i.e. without your message getting deflected on their “shield”?


    An area I found especially hard to deliver constructive feedback is presentation / public speaking skills.  Criticizing the way somebody speaks or...

  • A first look at Azure Functions

    Medium[1]Back in summer 2010 I called for a notification mechanism within Azure, something that would call customer-defined code to take action when something happen within your subscription, e.g. a file added to blob storage, a message added to a queue, etc.  .

    Back then I called...