In this second issue of Quick Hits, I want to share a couple of
good posts on the topic of privacy policies for Windows Store apps. You
may have heard...
0 replies - 2059 views - 02/06/13 by G. Andrew Duthie in Articles
9 Uncomfortable Truths About Open Source
I wouldn't call them truths for sure, but this article is certainly a little sobering. The author...
1 replies - 8025 views - 01/25/13 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Everybody is hearing Cloud Computing on the television now. Operators
will store your contacts in the Cloud. Hosting companies will host your
0 replies - 5547 views - 01/23/13 by Maarten Ectors in Articles
Yesterday, Microsoft Open Technologies announced a complementary service to Windows Azure VMs - the VM Depot.
The depot is a community-driven catalog...
0 replies - 2927 views - 01/11/13 by Brian Swan in Articles
I’ve been investigating setting up a Worker Role to do something
similar to a Windows Service and it seems that the Worker Role is best
0 replies - 2999 views - 01/09/13 by Phillip Haydon in Articles
Our last post was
about Microsoft and Hortonworks joint effort to deliver Hadoop on
Microsoft Windows Azure dubbed HDInsight. One of the key...
0 replies - 5252 views - 01/02/13 by Istvan Szegedi in Articles
In my new role as Technical Evangelist at JetBrains, I’ve been experimenting with one of our products a lot: PhpStorm. I was kind of curious how this...
0 replies - 3038 views - 12/31/12 by Maarten Balliauw in Articles
One of the things that will be introduced in the next update to SQL
Azure is a database sharding solution called SQL Azure Federations.
Brian and I...
0 replies - 1254 views - 12/27/12 by Larry Franks in Articles
This post is really just a Pro Tip: Use app settings in Windows Azure Web Sites to store your database connection information. A question on Stackoverflow
0 replies - 2434 views - 12/27/12 by Brian Swan in Articles
I recently had the opportunity to chat with Principal Architect for Excolo Group, Casey Watson on how Casey recently made the switch from Amazon EC2 Cloud...
0 replies - 3643 views - 12/25/12 by Chris Koenig in Articles
As I believe most people are aware that our application on Windows
Azure is actually running on VM (Virtual Machine) that sits on top of
0 replies - 4477 views - 12/25/12 by Wely Lau in Articles
This is the third post of a walkthrough to set up a mixed-mode
platform- and infrastructure-as-a-service application on Windows Azure
using Couchbase and...
0 replies - 2805 views - 12/25/12 by Jim O' Neil in Articles
In this 40-minute video, Greg Columbo discusses some underlying changes to Windows 8 and the impacts these have on performance and security. The specific...
0 replies - 3688 views - 12/24/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles
It's been crazy this week, trying to get everything done before
people disappear for vacation. Here's some early December links for your
0 replies - 1942 views - 12/19/12 by Larry Franks in Articles
At the defrag conference recently, I took part in a few sessions that
looks at the broader role of identity in a world were more and more
0 replies - 3136 views - 12/13/12 by Ben Kepes in Articles
The end of the world must be coming. Not because the Mayan calendar says so, but because Microsoft is innovating more than Apple. It has been a crazy year,...
0 replies - 8933 views - 12/04/12 by Tim Murphy in Articles
The interwebs have been stirring in the past few days with
rumors that Microsoft is planning to manufacture and sell its...
0 replies - 4696 views - 10/04/12 by Allen Coin in Articles
New browsers introduce new ways of thinking. IE10 is no different.
There are compatibility concerns to make your site look awesome
everywhere. So where do...
0 replies - 13432 views - 09/27/12 by Jerry Nixon in Articles
Windows Azure Web Sites has added a new pricing tier that will solve the #1 blocker for the web development community. The shared
tier now supports custom...
0 replies - 3591 views - 09/19/12 by Clint Edmonson in Articles
Been a couple of months since I got around to writing a new post for
this blog…busy times. Just got back from a company team building event...
0 replies - 9772 views - 09/16/12 by Christophe Geers in Articles