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Chris Koenig12/25/12
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Why I Switched to Windows Azure

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 Services to Windows Azure.

Roger Jennings12/25/12
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Windows Azure Cloud Computing Posts for 12/17/2012

Roger Jennings regularly collects quality reading on his blog over at Oakleaf Systems. Check them out within.

Wely Lau12/25/12
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A Deep Look Inside Windows Azure Virtual Machines

The objective of this post is to explain under-the-hood or deep view of what’s actually inside Windows Azure Virtual Machine.

Eric Genesky12/25/12
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Updated PHP Runtime for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

A recent announcement over at the Amazon Web Services Blog describes some improvements to Elastic Beanstalk.

Ayende Rahien12/24/12
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Production Cloud Profiling with Uber Prof

With Uber Prof 2.0 (NHibernate Profiler, Entity Framework Profiler, Linq to SQL Profiler, LLBLGen Profiler) we are going to bring you a new era of goodness.

Eric Genesky12/24/12
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Poll Results: Cloud Experience

DZone's recent poll on users' cloud experiences suggesting some interesting results.

Eric Genesky12/24/12
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A Windows Kernel Dev Discusses Windows 8

In this 40-minute video, Greg Columbo discusses some underlying changes to Windows 8 and the impacts these have on performance and security.

Raghuraman Bala...12/24/12
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Log archive & analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part II

In the previous post, we saw how to configure logging in AWS CloudFront and start collecting access logs. Let's now move on to the next tier in the architecture - web/app.

Eric Genesky12/23/12
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Get User-Created Apps at OpenShift's Application Gallery

You can now pick up some user-created apps over at the OpenShift Application Gallery. The gallery is currently featuring 13 apps - here are a few descriptions

Eric Genesky12/23/12
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Run Quake 2 for Free on OpenShift

Last week, OpenShift let the open-source PaaS community in on a little project some of their devs have been working on.

Maarten Balliauw12/22/12
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Storing User Uploads in Windows Azure Blob Storage

On one of the mailing lists I follow, an interesting question came up: “We want to write a VSTO plugin for Outlook which copies attachments to blob storage.

Bruno Terkaly12/22/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 3

This post will cover how to interact with Azure Mobile Services using a web proxy client, as well as how to use Fiddler to issue GET requests.

Eric Genesky12/21/12
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James Ward Gets You Started with Java on Heroku

Heroku guru James Ward created a 10-minute video that gets you started with deploying Java on Heroku using Eclipse.

Bruno Terkaly12/21/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 2

This post will cover adding data to a relational database, understanding the application key, and creating a database and a table.

Ben Kepes12/21/12
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Drivers for Cloud Adoption - CIO Research

Interesting survey results just released that indicate cost isn’t the highest factor in cloud adoption (yay – at last people are talking more about non-cost impacts of cloud)

Eric Genesky12/21/12
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AWS Announces EBS Snapshot Copy

Amazon Web Services recently announced the release of Elastic Block Store Snapshot Copy. This tool enables users to copy EBS snapshots for use in multiple AWS regions.

Eric Genesky12/20/12
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WebSockets Now Live on OpenShift

Redhat's popular open-source PaaS sooution, OpenShift, has recently responded to community requests for WebSockets on OpenShift.   OpenShift Evangelist Marek Jelen described some of the challenges that came with the implementation.  From the...

Eric Genesky12/20/12
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HP Public Cloud "Platform as a Service" Beta Program

Drew Dimmick, the Product Line Manager at HP Public Cloud PaaS & Ecosystem, clues you into how to take advantage of the HP Public Cloud beta program in this quick, 2-minute video.

Tommy Patterson12/20/12
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Be Victor in Your Virtualization Environment (Part 2)

We talked about memory restrictions in part 1 of this series, but lets now shift our focus to CPU resources.

Bruno Terkaly12/20/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 1

This series shows you how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in an Android application.

Tommy Patterson12/19/12
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Be Victor in Your Virtualization Environment (Part 1)

Do you ever feel like your Windows server is not performing well in the VMware environment, as if it were a sponsor-less contestant in the arena of the annual hunger games?

Larry Franks12/19/12
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December Cloud Links from Pie in the Sky

It's been crazy this week, trying to get everything done before people disappear for vacation. Here's some early December links . . .

Eric Genesky12/19/12
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AWS Announcement: Regarding EC2 Status Checks

Last week, Amazon announced that Auto Scaling now uses Amazon EC2 instance status checks.

Eric Genesky12/19/12
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On Building Rails Apps on Heroku

The Build podcast recently uploaded a useful 15-minute video on Heroku, a popular online platform for easy deployment and scaling of applications.

Mark Needham12/18/12
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rsyncing to an AWS Instance

I wanted to try running some of the machine learning algorithms that Jen and I have been playing around with on a beefier machine so I thought spinning up an AWS instance would be the best way to do that.