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 Jennings regularly collects quality reading on his blog over at Oakleaf Systems. Check them out within.
The objective of this post is to explain under-the-hood or deep view of what’s actually inside Windows Azure Virtual Machine.
A recent announcement over at the Amazon Web Services Blog describes some improvements to Elastic Beanstalk.
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.
DZone's recent poll on users' cloud experiences suggesting some interesting results.
In this 40-minute video, Greg Columbo discusses some underlying changes to Windows 8 and the impacts these have on performance and security.
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.
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
Last week, OpenShift let the open-source PaaS community in on a little project some of their devs have been working on.
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.
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.
Heroku guru James Ward created a 10-minute video that gets you started with deploying Java on Heroku using Eclipse.
This post will cover adding data to a relational database, understanding the application key, and creating a database and a table.
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)
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.
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...
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.
We talked about memory restrictions in part 1 of this series, but lets now shift our focus to CPU resources.
This series shows you how to use Windows Azure Mobile Services to leverage data in an Android application.
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?
It's been crazy this week, trying to get everything done before people disappear for vacation. Here's some early December links . . .
Last week, Amazon announced that Auto Scaling now uses Amazon EC2 instance status checks.
The Build podcast recently uploaded a useful 15-minute video on Heroku, a popular online platform for easy deployment and scaling of applications.
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.