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G. Andrew Duthie02/06/13
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Privacy Policies with Windows Azure

In this second issue of Quick Hits, I want to share a couple of good posts on the topic of privacy policies for Windows Store apps.

Bruno Terkaly02/05/13
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Reading SQL Server Data From a Windows 8 Application

I often get asked how to read from SQL Server in a Windows 8 application. Windows 8 applications are expected to run directly from the Windows Store, without the limitations imposed by connecting to local servers via a connection string.

Ben Kepes02/05/13
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Overcoming the Cloud Cost Conundrum

Recently, I moderated a CloudU roundtable that continued an ongoing theme of mine –overcoming the hurdles to greater cloud adoption.

Hanu Kommalapati02/05/13
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Generating SSH key pair for Linux VM deployment on Windows Azure

Linux deployment on Windows Azure requires PEM or DER encoded x509 public key at the provisioning time to enable authenticated remote login through SSH.

Eric Genesky02/05/13
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SQL Reporting Services Pricing Update

The team over at the Windows Azure blog recently updated the pricing for Azure SQL Reporting services.

Avigail Ofer02/05/13
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Use Xeround Cloud for MySQL with a Cloud9 Project

Check out this short YouTube video to learn how to use Xeround Cloud Database for MySQL with your Cloud9 project:

Michael Collier02/04/13
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Azure MVP of the Year

One of the first things I do each morning after I wake up is check new emails on my phone (I know . . . geek).

Brian Gracely02/04/13
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The Cloudcast: "Devops - Managing Hardware as Code"

Brian talks with Doug Hairfield (@knucklesandwich, Manager of Systems Engineering and Continuous Integration @Bronto) about how he’s transformed the way they do continuous deployment and “manage hardware as code”.

Ben Kepes02/04/13
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Traditional IT Shops Starting to Evangelize on the Cloud

I was interested to read some coverage of the recent event that was run by Amazon Web Services in Sydney, Australia to celebrate the launch of two Sydney availability zones for the company.

Larry Franks02/03/13
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Pie in the Sky Links for the Cloud

After a very mild fall and early winter, it's finally turned off very cold here. Hopefully you're keeping warm this weekend!

Tim Spann02/03/13
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18 Links: Android, Java, Heroku, and JAX-RS

DZone MVB Tim Spann put together this list of useful links.

Tommy Patterson02/02/13
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31 Days in the Cloud Link List

In January, DZone featured a few of the articles from this series, here are links to all 31.

Tommy Patterson02/02/13
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Multiple Authentication Scenarios for Windows Azure

Special thanks to our guest writer Ira Bell of Nimbo for what I consider to be some of the best visuals and explanations for the multiple authentication scenarios deployable in Windows Azure.

Andrew Salvadore02/01/13
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A Meteor Node.js App to Heroku in 5 Minutes

Meteor is an amazing framework to rapidly build fully interactive web applications based on node.js and MongoDB.

Sadayuki Furuhashi02/01/13
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The Simplest Way To Collect Application Data On Heroku

At Treasure Data, we constantly try to simplify how our customers collect and interact with their data.

Matt Werner02/01/13
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Jedberg Discusses Scaling Reliable Cloud Services

Jeremy Edberg, formerly of Reddit an currently Lead Reliability Engineer at Netflix, discusses building and maintaining large scale systems in the cloud in this 1-hour video.

Mohamed Radwan02/01/13
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Set Custom Assemblies Path for Host Build Service on the Cloud

This is very simple post, we know that custom assemblies or third party libraries must exist on the build server or checked into the source control . . .

Ben Kepes01/31/13
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Churn and SaaS

SaaS companies are faced with copious amounts of advice about pricing, monetization, funnel management and all the different things used to describe . . .

Julia Wunder01/31/13
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Jelastic Launches Auto-Scaling PHP Cloud Hosting PaaS

Jelastic announced the launch of its highly anticipated PHP hosting service. Jelastic’s PHP Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) runs applications without code changes and offers advanced options for experienced programmers.

Maarten Balliauw01/31/13
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Running Unit Tests When Deploying to Windows Azure Web Sites

As you can see, using deployment scripts we can customize deployment on Windows Azure Web Sites to fit our needs.

Roald Severtson01/30/13
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Azure Vault Storage in HDInsight: A Robust and Low Cost Storage Solution

Azure Vault Storage (ASV) and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) implemented by HDInsight on Azure are distinct file systems that are optimized, respectively, for the storage of data and computations on that data.

Phillip Haydon01/30/13
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Using Publish to Deploy Azure Cloud Services

In my previous post I created an Azure Cloud Service from scratch and deployed it, however I manually logged into Azure Portal and uploaded the packages.

Col Wilson01/30/13
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Install Google App Engine on Ubuntu 12.10

'll explain briefly how you start a new project and there's a nice clean copy of the code at the bottom that you can cut and paste.

Hasin Hayder01/30/13
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OpenShift PHP Rest Client Library

I have been working whole day today on writing this rest client library for php developers. OpenShift is a fantastic Polyglot PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service).

Mikael Koskinen01/29/13
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Azure Service Bus: The Dead Letter Queue

I’ve been processing a lot of messages through Azure Service Bus lately. During that processing I encountered a situation where Azure Management Portal reported that there were over 97 thousand messages in the queue . . .