Deploying CloudFoundry, Heroku and othe PaaS

This article provides a step by step approach on how to deploy your application on the CloudBees, CloudFoundry, Heroku, Windows Azure, OpenShift, Elastic Beanstalk and Google AppEngine Platform-as-a-Services (PaaS) clouds. For each of these platforms, you are guided through the deployment process with screenshots and code examples. You can even …

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 …

How Windows Azure IaaS Works

This video covers the significant investments that Microsoft is making in our Windows Azure Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution and how it works. It discusses how you provision, deploy, and manage Virtual Machines and Applications in Windows Azure. The session spends time covering both the new management portal and PowerShell management options.

Implementing Pub/Sub Applications with SignalR in Windows Azure

This article by Bruno Terkaly will show you how SignalR enables you to implement asynchronous scalable pub/sub applications with real-time, persistent and long-running connections more easily than you’ve ever imagined. SignalR, a new technology from Microsoft that makes long polling practical and scalable, is the solution you’ve been waiting for …

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 …