Launched in January 2009, Stonehenge is designed to provide a public forum to test the interoperability of WS-* protocols on different technical stacks and to build sample applications that could provide best practices and coding guidelines for better interoperability.Customers get working code on…
In this final "Azure Lessons Learned" post I chat with
Jim Vitek, Director of Ecommerce for
Domino’s Pizza. Domino’s is one of the largest ecommerce site out there. In 2009, Domino’s hit over 20 Million online transactions. That is one heck of a lot of pizza! As you can imagine…
In this episode guests Sumit Chawla & Tim Wise join Peter to discuss offloading a Java server infrastructure to Windows Azure to save pizza money (Starts at 40:31). Guest hosts Gary Russo and Sara Chipps also join me for a wrap up of PDC 2009.
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During day one PDC09 keynote, Ray Ozzie highlighted Microsoft’s commitment to interoperability announcing additional technologies you can now use on Window Azure Tomcat (Java), memcached and MySQL.
We sat down with Steve Marx (Technical Strategist in the Window Azure team) and Vijay…
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A couple weeks ago,
Microsoft was at ApacheCon. We reported the progress made on the Stonehenge project and presented the roadmap.
The goal of Stonehenge is to provide a public forum to test the interoperability of WS-* protocols on different vendor stacks and to build sample applications…
previous episode, Vijay Rajagopalan shared with us some of the details about a session he did at MIX09 which showed how Microsoft was providing support for
building Silverlight applications using Eclipse on either Windows or even on other platforms as well.
In today’s episode Vijay…
As hard as it might be to believe, not everybody is using Visual Studio as their development platform. Then what if they want to develop a Silverlight application? Is notepad their only option?Fortunately not. Vijay Rajagopalan did a session at MIX09 earlier this year which shows how we've been…
What is an application platform? Why is it important? And how should we think about application platforms in a world of cloud computing? In this session, David Chappell looks at all of these topics, providing a general model for both on-premises and cloud
platforms. He then uses this model to…
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When developers are tasked to deal with document file formats it might be challenging to do the right thing if you don’t have a good experience with a particular format, and need to crack it open and understand all the details.
For Java developers and Microsoft Office file formats there’s a…
John Rose is a virtual machine expert who's been working on the Java Virtual Machine for several years. He's part of the team that is adding multi-language support to the JVM,
specifically, dynamic language support. How does the multi-dynamic-language support mechanism work, exactly, inside the…