One question that is often asked is how hosters can benefit from the Windows Azure Platform. While the platform can be used to deploy many types of web apps we expect many partners including hosters to develop on top of the Windows Azure platform infrastructure.
In this episode of…
In this episode of Windows Azure Lessons Learned I chat with Paul Forney, System Architect for
Aleksey Savateyev, Senior Architect in Microsoft’s Global ISV group working with Invensys. Invensys is well known for industrial automation and control systems. They’ve been
Database tooling is important for many developers and DBAs as they manage numerous databases across the enterprise and the cloud. In this episode of Azure Lessons Learned I chat with Scott Walz, Sr. Director Product Management at
Embarcadero Technologies responsible for the
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…