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[29 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on Best Practices Microsoft on AWS | ]

Learn the best practices for deploying Microsoft operating systems and servers on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances. This session will additionally cover MS SQL Server on AWS as well as deploying, administering and maintaining SharePoint in a scalable, highly available configuration.

[29 May 2012 | Comments Off on Private Cloud Implementation Best Practices | ]

Want to build out a Microsoft Private Cloud solution? Want to learn the best practices for implementing,managing and growing your Private cloud topology? Come to this session to ramp up on the various private cloud best practices and lessons learned during industry and internal implementations of Microsoft’s Private Cloud solution. This session helps you to get the most out of your Microsoft Private Cloud implementation.

[9 May 2012 | Comments Off on Combining Silverlight and Windows Azure Projects | ]

It can be difficult to combine multiple different frameworks into the same solution while working with new technologies. This article focuses on how to combine Silverlight 4, Windows Azure,and a WCF 4.0 (Windows Communication Foundation) service together.

[7 May 2012 | Comments Off on Inside Windows Azure | ]

This video provides an under-the-hood tour of Windows Azure, the internals of Microsoft’s new cloud OS. Topics include datacenter architecture, cloud OS architecture, and what goes on behind the scenes when you deploy a service, a machine fails or comes online and a role fails.

[1 May 2012 | Comments Off on Casablanca: a Microsoft C++ API for Cloud Computing | ]

The Casablanca C++ API provides support for doing things like developing REST services for Azure, or accessing them from clients via an HTTP library, sending JSON data, accessing Azure blob and queue storage, and using TCP for flexible networking needs, all in a library that takes advantage of modern C++.

[30 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on From Servers to Services: On-Premise and in the Cloud | ]

This session shares Microsoft’s vision,strategy and roadmap for particular products and technologies. It focuses on Hyper-V,Microsoft System Center,Windows Azure and Microsoft Office 365,Private and Public Cloud,application development and management.

[16 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Scaling Azure for Everyone | ]

In this interview of Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie, Senior VP in charge of Windows Azure, he discusses how Windows Azure has always been focused on Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) and how it is going to evolve over the next 12 months. Microsoft wants to take some of these concepts that are hard to learn today, in the Azure or the Cloud, and democratize them for developers so that they can learn them and start using them with an immediate return on value. This brings an ecosystem perspective, with the creation of a marketplace in …

[5 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Putting our Head in the Clouds with the RX Framework | ]

As we plant our applications in the cloud we need to reorient our thinking from synchronous toward asynchronous programming. The reactive framework coming out Microsoft Live Labs is designed to help you make the transition.

[29 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on Comparing SQL Server with SQL Azure | ]

This article provides an architectural overview of SQL Azure Database, compares it with SQL Server and describes how you can use SQL Azure to augment your existing on-premises data infrastructure or as your complete database solution.

[18 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]

Steve Ballmer made a presentation in Switzerland this week and I had the chance to be selected as an attendee for his conference. Its topic was the Cloud opportunities offered by Microsoft. His talk was followed by a more technical presentation on Azure by a Microsoft consultant.