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Enrico Maria Cr...12/31/12
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Amazon S3 and Glacier: A Cheap Solution for Long Term Storage Needs

So far, I never needed to restore anything from Glacier, but I'm sure that day will eventually come. And I want to be prepared. And you should want to as well.

Raghuraman Bala...12/31/12
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Log archive & analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part III

In this post, we will see how to push logs from the local storage to the central log storage - Amazon S3 and what the considerations are.

Taylor Cowan12/31/12
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New Azure Feature: Filter Portal by Subscription

Just visiting my Azure account today a noticed a new feature that allows you to filter the subscriptions in view.

Maarten Balliauw12/31/12
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Windows Azure Websites and PhpStorm

Let’s see if we can get a simple PHP application running on Windows Azure right from within our IDE…

Shameer Cee12/30/12
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Scala in Appfog

In this article we will discuss how to deploy a standalone Scala application in AppFog.

Eric Genesky12/30/12
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Deploying a Django Application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk

This video walks you through deploying a sample application to AWS Elastic Beanstalk using eb (an updated command line interface) and Git, and then updating the application to use the Django framework.

Brian Gracely12/29/12
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The Cloudcast - YearEnd Best & Worst FAILtacular

Aaron and Brian wrap up 2012 by offering a glimpse behind the scenes of The Cloudcast with some of our best and worst guest moments.

Mike Benkovich12/29/12
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Cloud Tip #3 - Find Good Examples

Yesterday in Minneapolis we delivered the first Windows Azure Kick Start event of the series we’re running this spring to help developers learn . . .

Eric Genesky12/28/12
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Appfog PaaS in Exo IDE

Here's a deployment of a Java Spring app to Appfog, as well as how to update the app and management of Appfog apps in Exo IDE.

Shameer Cee12/28/12
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Introduction to Route 53

Route 53 is the scalable DNS service from AWS. It’s fairly simple and straightforward, and Amazon provides excellent documentation with detailed explanations of the concepts behind the service.

Mike Benkovich12/28/12
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Finding Cloud Content that Works for You

There are many ways to learn a new technology. Some of us prefer to read books, others like videos or screencasts, still others will choose to go to a training style event.

Eugene Ivantsov12/28/12
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IDE in a Cloud: A Tribute to Cloud Fashion or Imminency of IDE?

A short introduction to the Exo IDE and why some coders are afraid to code in the cloud. This post will compare Online vs offline IDEs.

Larry Franks12/27/12
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SQL Azure Federations and Open Source Software

One of the things that will be introduced in the next update to SQL Azure is a database sharding solution called SQL Azure Federations

Michael Mainguy12/27/12
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Architecture and Scaling Cloud Applications

OK, quickly, you've got a new app that has gone "off the charts", it's hosted on EC2 and you want to be able to scale in order to meet demand. What do you do?

Brian Swan12/27/12
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Store DB Connection Info in Windows Azure Web Sites App Settings

This post is a Pro Tip: Use app settings in Windows Azure Web Sites to store your database connection information.

Eric Genesky12/27/12
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Video: Amazon CloudSearch

This year, Amazon released CloudSearch, a fully-managed cloud-based search service. Here's a presentation they released on Dec. 3.

Mike Benkovich12/27/12
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Setting a Connection String in Web.configat Runtime in Windows Azure

This is the first of a series of posts focused on pro tips for Windows Azure.

Eric Genesky12/26/12
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AWS Announces High Storage Instances for EC2

Last week, Amazon announced the release of a new EC2 instance type for applications requiring fast access to big data.

Brian Gracely12/26/12
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The Cloudcast Episode 69 - Cloud Garage Labs

aron and Brian talk with Colin Mcnamara (@colinmcnamara, Nexus IS) and Nick Weaver (@lynxbat, VMware) about the state of the IT industry, a review of the Fantasy Cloud Draft, VMware's Pivotal Initiative and a new business idea for Cloud Garage Labs.

Ben Wilcock12/26/12
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Commissioning Glassfish 3 Application Servers on AWS EC2

Service Autonomy is one of the 8 key SOA design principals. One way that you can achieve better service autonomy and create more scalable services is to give each service it’s own hardware to play with.

Eric Genesky12/26/12
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Business Transformation using PaaS

This is a one-hour look at the various ways platforms as a service have changed the IT industry in recent history.

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.