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[3 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Database-as-a-Service (DBaas) for Cloud Foundry | ]

Data governance and data locality play a huge role in deciding where to deploy your databases. And with the combination of Cloud Foundry and CumuLogic inside the firewall, you can empower your application teams with the agility and operational maintainability to meet enterprise requirements.

[26 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Running MongoDB on Windows Azure | ]

This video provides a retrospective on running MongoDB on Windows Azure for the past 2 years.

[12 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on MongoDB on Windows Azure | ]

MongoDB is an open source NoSQL database. This article from Lynn Langit introduces both MongoDB and Windows Azure, and then explore the technical details and benefits of deploying MongoDB to the Microsoft cloud.

[9 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Optimizing the Public Cloud for Cost and Scalability with Cassandra at MetricsHub | ]

MetricsHub is a monitoring and scalability service for public clouds, allowing companies to continuously gather data from their systems and auto-scale their deployments to optimize service costs. Taking advantage of Cassandra rapid ingestion rates, reliable replication model, and easiness of deployment, Metrics Hub can handle billions of datapoints per day. During this session, you will learn about the architecture supporting this service, which combines the power of the PaaS + IaaS on the Windows Azure platform.

[19 Aug 2013 | Comments Off on Evolving Neo4J for the Cloud | ]

This presentation covers the challenges and solutions Adobe faced when adopting Neo4J as their graph solution, moving it out of the data center and into the cloud, how Neo Technology worked with Adobe to overcome hurdles and evolve the product, and what putting a truly global cluster into production entailed.

[28 May 2013 | Comments Off on Running Netflix in the Cloud with Cassandra | ]

Netflix used to be a traditional Datacenter based architecture using a few large Oracle database backends. Now it is one of the largest cloud based architectures, with master copies of all data living in Cassandra.

[21 May 2013 | Comments Off on Cloud Patterns for Application Architects | ]

How does one build a “modern” application? What are the key design patterns ranging from adaptive and insight-driven applications to ‘Social’-enabled & aware application design, to Big Data: why HPC is coming to you… Architecture patterns and practices ranging from Enterprise Architecture to design and delivery.

[31 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on PostgreSQL in the Cloud: Theory and Practice | ]

There are decades of accumulated knowledge in optimizing relational databases like PostgreSQL, and so much of it is either unhelpful or downright counterproductive in modern, resource-contentious, cloud-based environments. Disks aren’t disks any more, RAM might not be RAM, and latency has become more than intermittent.

[5 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on Data Ingress and Storage Access in Cloud Architecture | ]

Buck Woody discusses in this article data ingress and storage access in Cloud Computing reference architecture. He explains how to create a centralized, off-premises (cloud-based) data store that provides flexibility, security, consistency, and guards against vendor lock-in. Buck is Senior Technical Specialist on Windows Azure at Microsoft and the examples he presents are based on a Windows Azure solution, but the concepts introduced can be applied to other Cloud storage solutions as well. His conclusion is that “The key is to think about the data first—what it shape is, its …

[21 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Using Couchbase on Azure | ]

This article presents how to use Couchbase in a Windows Azure context. It covers the following features: create a Virtual Network with two subnets for the Couchbase cluster and ASP.NET web application; create Virtual Machine images for the Couchbase servers; install and configure the Couchbase cluster; deploy the TapMap Couchbase sample application to Windows Azure; configure admin access to the Couchbase cluster.