Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Azure DocumentDB - Performance Tips

    dt-improved-performance[1]Azure DocumentDB has been released for a little while now.  Once you get passed the usual step of how to connect and do a few hello worlds, you will want to reach for more in-depth literature.  Sooner or later, performance will be on your mind when you’ll want to take...

  • Azure Data Factory Editor (ADF Editor)

    Azure Data Factory is still in preview but obviously has a committed team behind it.

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    When I looked at the Service when the preview was made available in last Novembre, the first thing that stroke me was the lack of editor, of designing surface.  Instead, you had to configure...

  • Azure Key Vault - Pricing

    Azure Key Vault is an Azure packaged service allowing you to encrypt keys and small secrets (e.g. passwords, SAS) and manage them in a secure fashion.  Azure Key Vault actually allows you to store cryptographic keys and do operations with them (e.g. encrypt data) without revealing the key, which is pretty cool.  Check it out.

    Now a common...

  • Azure Key Vault – Step by Step

    Azure Key Vault is an Azure packaged service allowing you to encrypt keys and small secrets (e.g. passwords, SAS) and manage them in a secure fashion.  Azure Key Vault actually allows you to store cryptographic keys and do operations with them (e.g. encrypt data) without revealing the key, which is pretty cool.  Check it out.

    A typical problem...

  • Azure Key Vault

    Has somebody been peeking on my X-mas list?

    Indeed, one of the weakness of the current Azure Paas solution I pointed out last year was that on non-trivial solutions you end up with plenty of secrets (e.g. user-name / password, SAS, account keys, etc.) stored insecurely in your web.config (or similar store).

    I was suggesting, as a solution, to...