I’ve been busy. For the past 5 months or so I’ve been working on something completely different. I moved out of the Dynamics world and into the Azure world .
In July I was asked to help out with the PDC planning.
David Aiken’s team was doing a great job with technical evangelism so I was…
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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.
David Gristwood goes roving with his video camera at the PDC to meet some of the Azure team who are responsible for building Azure and deciding the features make it into the product set. This is a great chance to hear some of the team talk about their areas
of focus across Azure, including:
If you didn’t attend PDC 2009, you missed a chance to see Windows Azure up close and personal. How close? How about being able to actually walk inside an Azure data center container? That’s right – one of the cooler displays at PDC was a modular container that was just sitting there on PDC’s floor.…
One of the highlights of the Big Room floor at PDC 09 was an Azure IT PAC (Pre-assembled container), the unit of deployment within the Azure Data Centers. This particular model is the newest, Generation 4, and built to be deployed outside (versus the
indoor models used in the Chicago and San…
Thanks to a grant from Microsoft Research, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab has launched a new website called Be a Martian. On the site, visitors can virtually “explore” Mars, zooming around the planet, looking at images from various Mars landers, explorers, and satellites from the 1960’s to present-day.…
On Tuesday, Microsoft kicked off the 2009 Professional Developer Conference (PDC) with some big news about Windows Azure, the cloud computing platform announced a year ago at PDC 2008. The biggest news to come out of the keynote was the announcement that Azure will launch into production on…
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Johnny Halife, Partner Architect from Southworks started a few months ago a project aiming at providing a Windows Azure SDK for Ruby developers.
Still in beta, the SDK puts the Window Azure storage features ( table, storage & queues) very close to ruby developer.
Johnny was at PDC09,…
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The Windows Azure platform AppFabric (formerly called .NET Services) SDK for PHP is the third in a series, the first of which was released a year ago. Equivalent SDKs for
Ruby are also available and they have been updated to reflect the latest version of the AppFabric.