Expert

Coen Adrien van Driel

I'm a software architect and software quality & testing enthusiast. My focus is on using Microsoft technologies from C# to Azure to create awesome products.

I'm also the founder of ExpertSwitch, a software consulting company.

OpenGL And DirectX On Azure Virtual Machines

Azure Virtual Machines by default don’t come with GPU capabilities, making them mostly useless for processes that require a GPU in anyway. I recently ran into this issue when publishing my 3D modelling application that uses ParaView for image rendering from my local development environment to my Azure VM. The classic ‘but it worked on my PC’-line soon followed. Read more

How To Ping Your Azure Virtual Machine

When you have created your Virtual Machine in Microsoft Azure the easiest way to test connectivity is to ping your Virtual Machine. By default, ping is disabled for Azure Virtual Machines. In this article I will explain the steps required to enable pinging for your Azure Virtual Machines.Read more