Cloud Cover Episode 43 - Scalable Counters with Windows Azure

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Join Wade and Steve each week as they cover the Windows Azure Platform. You can follow and interact with the show @CloudCoverShow.

In this episode, Steve and Wade explain the application architecture of their latest creation—the Apathy Button. Like many other popular buttons on the Internet, the Apathy Button has to deal with the basic challenge of concurrency. This concurrency challenge arises from multiple role instancesas well as multiple threadsall trying to update the same number. In this show, you'll learn a few approaches to solving this in Windows Azure.

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Grab the source code the Apathy Button
Steve's blog post on the application

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