I’m back with another episode of Azure Lessons Learned. In this one I discuss building apps that need to be able to scale very highly very quickly.
Jim Zimmerman, the CTO and Lead Developer for
Thuzi, walks me through the Facebook application his team built for
Our friends and neighbors at
Mix Online have just released the latest version of their site which includes a new lab offering:
Incarnate. Incarnate is a REST-based service that uses peoples’ usernames to find their avatars on the web. To do this, Incarnate queries Facebook, MySpace,…
In this episode of Azure Lessons Learned I chat with Stephan Friedl, Chief Architect at
Quark Software. Quark (of
Quark XPress fame) has been built a new business called
Quark Promote for small and medium business to design and print high-quality collateral (brochures, business cards,…
In this video we visit with Markus Egger of EPS Software and
Code Magazine. Markus talks about how they created a unique software escrow service (Tower48.com) using Silverlight and how
they architected their solution to run on Windows Azure.
Working with their huge data set of up to 2000 nodes, Persistent Systems is pushing the computation up to the cloud when there is a spike or a high need. This particular use case is beneficial because they don’t have to manage the data—because Azure handles
it for them—and they are better able…
As I mentioned, over the past few months I’ve been working on a number of activities related to the Windows Azure Platform. In particular, I’ve been working with several partners as we prepared for the PDC’09 conference. While we were preparing for the
conference we welcomed a few…
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…
Want to know more about
Microsoft Windows Azure and the Azure Services platform and how it relates to Microsoft’s “Software + Services” strategy and other cloud computing services such as Amazon EC2? Check out
Dr. Zhiming Xue’s
Vishwas Lele, CTO of Applied Information…
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:…