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Phillip Haydon01/09/13
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How to Create an Azure Cloud Service

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 suited for this purpose.

Brian Swan01/09/13
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PHP 5.4 Available in Windows Azure Web and Worker Roles

One of the things that may have slipped past you in the holiday madness was this: PHP 5.4 is available in Windows Azure Web and Worker Roles

Maarten Ectors01/08/13
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ROI from the Cloud?

On Quora there was a question about how much CAPEX and OPEX you can save by moving to the Cloud. My short answer is: you might not save any.

Eric Genesky01/08/13
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An Interview with a Heroku Expert Engineer

Steven Seiler interviewed Nathaniel Jones, a Heroku expert, in order to discuss how a pro solves challenging problems using Ruby on Rails.

Eric Genesky01/08/13
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Mobile Support for AWS Management Console

Amazon Web Services recently announced that the AWS Management Console now supports tablet devices thanks to a "simple and intuitive web-based user interface."

Bruno Terkaly01/08/13
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The Evolution of Windows Azure Mobile Services

There are a number new features that have been released for Azure Mobile Services. Here are some important links that can get you up to speed quickly and efficiently.

Paul Miller01/07/13
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[Some of] What You Need to Know About the Cloud for 2013

Towards the end of last year, David Linthicum and I joined GigaOM’s Adam Lesser on a skype chat to take a look back at cloud successes and failures in 2012, and forward to cloud opportunities in 2013.

Brian Swan01/07/13
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Pie in the Sky Links for Cloudy Readers

Some of these links might be a couple weeks old, but many of them are fresh reading. Regardless, they are all worth a glance (as if you didn’t have anything else to do as the new year gets rolling). Enjoy…

Ben Kepes01/07/13
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Force.com and the Uber-Democratization of Programming

In the last few weeks I’ve started to riff on James Govenor’s meme, that of developers becoming the new kingmakers.

Brian Hitney01/07/13
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Rock, Paper, Azure Re-launch!

I’m a little late getting this out (pesky vacations and all) but we re-launched Rock, Paper, Azure (RPA) a few weeks back with weekly competitions!

Ben Kepes01/06/13
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Quentin Wall of Salesforce on 8 Key Capabilities of PaaS

Every now and then I am asked by someone to guest post on my blog – recently Quinton Wall from salesforce.com approached me to do a series on PaaS.

Peter Mendis01/06/13
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10 Considerations When Transferring Enterprise Applications to the Cloud

Cloud Computing has been around for a while and there has been lot of positive energy surrounding moving enterprise applications to Cloud infrastructure.

Raghuraman Bala...01/05/13
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The AdWantageS

Every customer has a reason to move in to the cloud. Be it cost, scalability, on demand provisioning, there are plenty of reasons why one moves into the Cloud.

Eric Genesky01/05/13
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Supported Virtual Machine Operating Systems in the Microsoft Cloud

This is part of a 31-day series of posts about servers in the cloud. Herein, you'll learn about which operating systems are supported in Windows Azure.

Maarten Balliauw01/04/13
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Working with Windows Azure from Within PhpStorm

Working with Windows Azure and my new toy (PhpStorm), I wanted to have support for doing specific actions like creating a new web site or a new database in the IDE. Since I’m not a Java guy, writing a plugin was not an option.

Eric Genesky01/04/13
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How Gaming Giant Ubisoft Uses AWS

Here's a quick customer-success story from the official AWS YouTube channel.

Eric Genesky01/04/13
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Why Customers Choose Xeround

Here's a quick video from Xeround and Joyent that describes why customers are choosing the Xeround cloud.

Eric Genesky01/04/13
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What Happened in 2012 in Monitis

Monitis, the cloud-based monitoring platform, has had quite a few changes over the last 12 months.

Raghuraman Bala...01/03/13
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Amazon VPC Essentials

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is a great way to setup an isolated portion of AWS and control the network topology.

Andrew Salvadore01/03/13
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Play2 Deploy and Config on Cloudbees

I did some work recently to update a few web apps from play 1.2.3 to play 2. Some of them are running on heroku and others are on cloudbees.

Brian Gracely01/03/13
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The Cloudcast #126: 2013 in Review & 2014 Predictions

Aaron and Brian wrap up 2013 with thoughts on the year in Cloud Computing and make a few predictions for 2014. Topics include AWS, OpenStack, PaaS, DevOps, SDN and any other buzz word we can think of.

Adam Hoffman01/03/13
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Developing iOS Apps with a Cloud Back End

Are you building iOS apps and need to build up a back end to store some data? Also interested in push notifications using the Apple Push Notifcation Service (APNS)?

Eric Genesky01/03/13
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Intellij IDEA 12 Adds Cloudbees Support

Over at the CloudBees blog, the Java paas company announced that the new version IntelliJ IDEA now has CloudBees support.

Eric Genesky01/02/13
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Useful Links from OpenStack Community Newsletter

The OpenStack community newsletter from last week offers some useful links to some tips and tricks as well as upcoming events for those of you who use OpenStack cloud software.

Kin Lane01/02/13
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Printing from Cloud Storage Platforms

I took some time this week to pull together a master list of cloud file and document storage APIs I will be targeting as part of my cloud printing work at Mimeo Connect.