David Aiken is a Technical Evangelist for
Windows Azure. David is responsible for:
· Bid Now Sample at
· Windows Azure Platform
training kit and
Channel 9 learning course.
Windows Azure MMC
You first learned about Windows Azure and the
Azure Services Platform at PDC08. Remember that? Yeah. It's been a while since we first unveiled our cloud computing offering. Now that the hysteria has died down, we thought it wise to go learn the details behind and inside Azure. Who better for this…
I've been using the evolution of water supply as an analogy for the evolution of computing platforms for some time now. As
part of an internal event this month, we had this animation produced and I thought it was worth sharing.
SOASTA based in California, the company offers both internally installed and cloud-based testing applications. SOASTA developed a cloud-based testing application that it now deploys on the Windows Azure platform. Their CloudTest Service Helps Performance-Testing
Firm Simulate Real-World…
Cloud computing is one of the hottest topics in information technology today. With all the confusion surrounding acronyms ending in ‘aas’ like Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) it can be
intimidating for even seasoned IT…
News on Azure Services has been abuzz at PDC. One of the most impressive elements on the PDC Show floor has been a Windows Azure showcase container. Designed by
and built by Dell, this impressive piece of hardware is a key for our datacenter strategy that reduces the time it takes for…
The Architecture Innovation Cafe presents
Michael Stiefel on Software as a Service in the Cloud - Architecting and building a Software as a Service application requires solving a series of problems that are independent of a particular software platform. Michael discusses three areas of focus…
Everything that you read these days seems to suggest that you should be moving to the cloud. But where do you start? Which applications and services should you be moving? How do you build the bridge between on-premises and the cloud? And more importantly,
what should you be looking out for along…
Companies need infrastructure to integrate services for internal enterprise systems, services running at business partners, and systems accessible on the public Internet. And companies need be able to start small and scale rapidly.
Joe Shirey talks to Clemens Vasters, senior program manager on…
Cloud Computing is often presented as an esoteric technology that is only interesting to large companies. In point of fact, small- and medium-sized companies will find the economics and technology opportunities very compelling.
Shy Cohen and
Michael Stiefel discuss why this is so, and why small-…