Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Introduction to AKS

    I had the pleasure to present an introduction to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) to a customer crowd yesterday.

    A big part of the presentation was a demo of basic functionalities where I went through the creation of pods, deployments, services & looked at monitoring.

    The demo is on GitHub here.

    I thought I would share that as it can...

  • Anatomy of API Management

    When I want to wrap my head around a non-trivial Azure service with a few moving parts, I like to draw a diagram.

    That might be from my UML days or it might just be that I reason better with boxes that concepts spread in documentation and APIs. In general, it helps me...

  • Azure Front Door with App Service

    Azure Front Door service was recently released.

    Azure Front Door is an interesting service combining the capabilities of:

    • Reverse Proxy (SSL Termination, URL based routing, URL rewrite & session affinity)
    • Web Application Firewall (WAF)
    • Accelerated Global routing
    • Global Load Balancing between geo-distributed backend
    • Some bits of Content Delivery Network (CDN, in the...