Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • ClickOnce on Azure Blob Storage

    You want to deploy a ClickOnce solution on the web. You are an Azure person and hesitate on how to deploy that using Azure Web Site…

    Don't. Use Blob Storage instead: cheaper, easier and faster.

    On top of that, RobinDotNet has a wonderful blog entry walking you through the details.

     

    Thank you Robin...

  • Azure DocumentDB: first use cases

    A few weeks ago Microsoft released (in preview mode) its new NoSQL Database: DocumentDB.

    Not Only SQL (NoSQL) databases are typically segmented in the following categories: Key-Value (e.g. Azure Table Storage, Redis), Column (e.g. HBase, Cassandra), Document (e.g. CouchDB, MongoDB) & Graph. By its name but mostly by its feature set, DocumentDB falls in the document category.

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  • How to improve Azure: Granularity of access

    In this blog series I explore some of the shortcomings of the Microsoft Azure platform (as of this date, April 2014) and discuss ways it could be improved. This isn’t a rant against the platform: I’ve been using and promoting the platform for more than four (4) years now and I’m very passionate about it. Here I am pointing...

  • How to improve Azure: Security Models

    In this blog series I explore some of the shortcomings of the Microsoft Azure platform (as of this date, April 2014) and discuss ways it could be improved. This isn’t a rant against the platform: I’ve been using and promoting the platform for more than four (4) years now and I’m very passionate about it. Here I am pointing...