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Greg Duncan01/26/13
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Disk, Tape, and Cloud, Oh My . . .

On-premise SQL servers can now natively backup and restore to/from the cloud.

Maarten Balliauw01/25/13
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Hosting Jetbrains' Agile Issue Tracker on Windows Azure

YouTrack, JetBrains’ agile issue tracker, can be installed on different platforms. There is a stand-alone version which can be downloaded and installed on your own server

George London01/25/13
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You're Doing Freemium Wrong

There are plenty of perfectly good reasons to want a lot of permanent free users. They’ll tell their friends, and as Fred Wilson points out you can show advertising.

Eric Genesky01/25/13
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JPA into the Cloud: Introducing OGM and Openshift

Here's a discussion of various NoSQL solutions and where Hibernate Object Grid Mapper fits in.

Swizec Teller01/25/13
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Contribute to Open Source Without Leaving Your Browser

Ever wanted to help out with an opensource project, but didn’t really have anything big to contribute?

Ruslan Synytsky01/24/13
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The Truth About PaaS Vertical Scaling and Why You are Being "Oversold"

As you know, Jelastic PaaS has automatic vertical scaling, which allows you to pay less -- to pay for your actual resource consumption, not instance size. True automatic vertical scaling is our one of key differentiators. It provides...

Simone Chiaretta01/24/13
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Deploying a MongoDB Node.js App on Azure

My presentation here is about deploying a MongoDB powered Node.js app on Windows Azure: a walkthrough of the steps needed to deploy the app.

Oliver Hookins01/24/13
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Service SDKs and Language Support: AWS and GAE

I found that the mismatch between the goals of large cloud services like Amazon Web Services and the languages they support slightly conflict with the notion of making highly concurrent and parallelised workflows.

Gaurav Mantri01/24/13
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Building a Simple Task Scheduler in Windows Azure

Often times we need to execute certain tasks repeatedly. In this blog post, we will talk about building a simple task scheduler in Windows Azure

Ben Kepes01/24/13
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Sure Dropbox is Potentially Insecure, but Does it Matter?

Over on GigaOm Barb Darrow has a good write up about the findings of a survey commissioned by Nasuni into the use of Dropbox within large enterprises. As she wrote . . .

Eric Genesky01/24/13
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Google Cloud Platform Pushes Tools and Code to Github

he Google Cloud Platform Github Organization recently published a long list of sample applications that show the potential of the search giant's lesser-adopted cloud platform.

Mark Hinkle01/23/13
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Thoughts on the Cloud from the Frontline

While we were in full blown sub-prime mortgage crisis back in 2007/2008 (with Bear Stearns crumbling in March 2008) the world of Cloud Computing was in full innovation mode.

Maarten Ectors01/23/13
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5 Strategies for Making Money with the Cloud

The first thing is to forget about infrastructure and virtualization. If you are thinking that in 2013, the world needs more IaaS providers then you haven’t seen what is currently on offer . . .

Eric Genesky01/23/13
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Managing 15K Databases Simultaneously – Before Breakfast

Xeround’s database-as-a-service boasts more than 15,000 databases live at any given time.

Eric Genesky01/23/13
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OpenShift: Reviewed

The paas platform OpenShift is a free and opensource platform from RedHat. With free, meaning actually that you get 3 gears for free.

Pascal Alma01/22/13
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Load Balancing with Amazon Elastic Load Balancer

In the previous posts I set up a WordPress server by using several Amazon’s services. In this post I add the next AWS feature, the Elastic Load Balancer.

Col Wilson01/22/13
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How to Install GAE on Ubuntu

Precise Pangolin is a Long Term Support (LTS) version of Ubuntu to come with Python 2.7 installed, and App Engine has been providing it as an option since February 2012 . . .

Brian Hitney01/22/13
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On Integrating TFS Projects with Windows Azure Web Sites

Never too late to post! Here’s an episode of DevRadio Peter and I did on TFS Projects in Azure!

Hanu Kommalapati01/22/13
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How to Setup a SharePoint Farm on Azure Virtual Machines

Many of you may be thinking of deploying SharePoint farms on Windows Azure Virtual Machines… here are three hands-on-labs that will speed up your learning on this subject:

Pascal Alma01/21/13
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Set Up AWS Autoscaling

In this post I will setup autoscaling for the EC2 WordPress server I created previously. With autoscaling you can tell Amazon to launch or terminate instances based on a set of rules/ conditions.

Alen Komljen01/21/13
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Running Joomla OpenShift for Free

My first post was running WordPress on OpenShift, so for all Joomla users I decided to show how easily you can get running Joomla on OpenShift for free also.

Jp Morgenthal01/21/13
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Notes From The Field: Inside A Real World Large-Scale Cloud Deployment

I’ve been granted an incredible opportunity. Over the past three and a half months I have gotten to lead a real world large-scale delivery of a cloud solution.

Nikita Ivanov01/21/13
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In-Memory Data Grids… Explained.

In-memory data grids are used throughout a wide spectrum of industries in applications as diverse as risk analytics, trading systems, bioinformatics, ecommerce or online gaming.

Eric Genesky01/21/13
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Details of December's Windows Azure Storage Disruption (US South)

Mike Neil, of the Windows Azure blog, recently published a detailed discussion of the recent Azure Storage disruption that affected 1.8%of the Windows Azure storage accounts.

Ben Kepes01/21/13
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On Cloud and Disruption

Recently at Box’s BoxWorks event, I had the good fortune to hear Clayton Christensen, author of such seminal innovation books as “The Innovator’s Dilemma,” present about disruption in technology generally.