SQL Azure can take away a great deal of the maintenance work from a hosted database-driven website. However it isn’t perfect for backups. This article explains how to perform simple database backups with SQL Azure.
This simple tutorial will help you get started to install your own two-node Hadoop cluster.
This article discusses a proposed refactoring of Hadoop MapReduce to address the architecture’s current issues by providing high-availability, enhancing cluster utilization and support for programming paradigms.
Windows Azure storage represents somewhat of a step change in how to store data in a cloud scale applications. This video provides the theory and practice of working with Windows Azure Storage. It examines the specifics of Blob storage including deep information on the Windows Azure CDN and the Drives …
In this blog post, Lori MacVittie discusses the architecture aspect of Database as a service.
In this blog post, Adku presents the reasons that made them decide for Cassandra over HBase when they migrated from their MySQL database.
Learn how Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easier to run a reliable and scalable MySQL database in the cloud. This webinar describes how Amazon RDS offloads the basic administration of running a relational database, while offering enhanced functionality like Multi-AZ deployments, which offer more robust MySQL availability …
This video explains how to migrate your Access databases to SQL Azure and deploy SQL Azure and Windows Azure services together.
This video presents SQL Azure. You will learn about the future RDBMS capabilities in the Cloud and the integration of SQL Azure with other services.