Cloud Cover Episode 16 - Big Compute with Full Monte

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Join Ryan and Steve each week as they cover the Microsoft cloud. You can follow and interact with the show at @cloudcovershow

In this episode:  
  • Discuss the lessons learned in building the HPC-style sample called Full Monte.
  • For 'big compute' apps, learn the gotchas around partitioning work, message overhead, aggregation, and sending results.
  • Listen in on how to effectively use queues in Windows Azure.
  • Discover a tip for keeping your hosted services stable during upgrades.

Show Links:

Using Affinity Groups in Windows Azure
Enzo SQL Shard (SQL Azure Sharding)
CloudCache (Memcached in Windows Azure)
Windows Azure Training Kit - June Release
Full Monte Sample

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