Tag: Azure

How to build a High Available PaaS/IaaS platform on Microsoft Azure ?

With cloud hegemony now most of our customers want real resilient infrastructures even on Cloud platform. Indeed, they need to be assured, like they were on premise, that their businesses services are up and running. In addition to that they want to be able to scale.. because this is the cloud promise: start small and…




Changing gear: I am now an Azure architect !

A big change occurred in my life this week: I started a new job in Orange Business Services as an Azure Architect Wednesday. With the new Azure France region opening in 2017, the attraction of the Microsoft cloud public platform is rising up here, so my goal will be to provide best architectures for our…




Retour du Microsoft Cloud Summit [FR]

WOW !! Impossible de trouver autre chose pour décrire ces jours passés au Microsoft Cloud Summit. De mémoire d’informaticien je n’avais jamais vu/suivi une conférence aussi importante sur des technologies Microsoft (mais pas que) sur le sol français organisée par non pas une mais des communautés. Des chiffres impressionnants, 900 participants, 7 tracks en parallèle,…




How to create a Kubernetes cluster on Azure in minutes !

If sometimes you’ve asked yourself how are containers platforms are built in Azure PaaS solution like ACS (Azure Container Service) here is a tool you want to take a look at ! The name of this tools is acs-engine ! On the Github page you’ll find everything needed to build it and install the soft…




How to create a Docker Datacenter on Microsoft Azure

  During the last Dockercon, a new product was shipped to public: Docker Datacenter. Let’s discover this product and initialize a datacenter. You can get a one month trial here. So what is Docker Datacenter ? What is the best way to explain Docker Datacenter ? Docker web site…   How does it works ?…




Global Azure Bootcamp

  Pour commencer, je voudrais remercier Vincent et toute l’équipe du MUG Lyon ainsi que toutes les personnes présentes/rencontrées lors de cette journée pleine d’échanges et de découvertes, pour leur gentillesse et l’accueil qu’ils nous ont réservé. Lors de cette journée, j’avais l’honneur de présenter une session sur Azure Stack avec William Bordes, voici les…




Desired State Configuration Azure Extension

  If you read this blog you already heard about few tools in order to apply a Desired State Configuration script to your system. Today i want to write about Azure DSC Extension. This extension, can be used in two ways. The first, and the crappiest, is using the GUI, and you know what? I…




Deploy a custom Windows VHD in Azure with PowerShell and validate with Pester

  Microsoft do not offers this from scratch on Azure VM. So we first need to build our own VHD file. Nothing difficult here, but let’s use the PowerShell way !…




Manage Azure virtual machine using Chef

  We already saw how install Chef Server and how configure a Windows Server using Chef. Now, let’s look around the creation of an Azure VM using Chef. Knife-Azure gem provides all you need to handle an Azure account, so let’s install the Knife-Azure gem 🙂…




Build your Azure lab with DSC and validate it using Pester – 2/3

  After the first post of this series, we have now four virtual machines. The goal, now, is to apply Configurations. In order to apply configurations, you must use at least Azure SDK 0.8.6. In order to validate if your version is compatible, you can try this command:

This will permit to check if…