Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • The end the Chief Software Architect title @ Microsoft?

    Ray Ozzy is stepping down the Chief Software Architect role at Microsoft.

    He’s going to leave Microsoft in the short future.

    Steve Balmer isn’t naming a new Chief Software Architect for the moment.

     

    Since Bill Gates left Microsoft, the company has been running from one re-org to the other.  For instance,...

  • Blob Folder Sync

    I’ve made a Codeplex project public:  http://blobfoldersync.codeplex.com.

    There are no release yet though, as I’m still working on the code.

    It’s basically a simple sync engine which synchronizes local folders with an Azure Blob Storage.

    I’ve started this to get my hands dirty on Azure Storage.  I’ve learned quite a few things along the way, so I think that...

  • Microsoft Support for Windows Azure: A+

    The other day I found myself having an issue while finalizing a proof of concept on Windows Azure.

    I was unable to deploy my solution.  It was staying in initialization / stop / pending cycle forever.

    After a while (a few days), having tried different combination of staging / production, manual / Visual Studio deployment, etc., I went to...