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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.

Ayende Rahien12/24/12
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Production Cloud Profiling with Uber Prof

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.

Eric Genesky12/24/12
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Poll Results: Cloud Experience

DZone's recent poll on users' cloud experiences suggesting some interesting results.

Eric Genesky12/24/12
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A Windows Kernel Dev Discusses Windows 8

In this 40-minute video, Greg Columbo discusses some underlying changes to Windows 8 and the impacts these have on performance and security.

Raghuraman Bala...12/24/12
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Log archive & analysis with Amazon S3 and Glacier - Part II

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.

Eric Genesky12/23/12
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Get User-Created Apps at OpenShift's Application Gallery

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

Eric Genesky12/23/12
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Run Quake 2 for Free on OpenShift

Last week, OpenShift let the open-source PaaS community in on a little project some of their devs have been working on.

Maarten Balliauw12/22/12
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Storing User Uploads in Windows Azure Blob Storage

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.

Bruno Terkaly12/22/12
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Consuming Azure Mobile Services from Android: Part 3

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.

Eric Genesky12/21/12
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James Ward Gets You Started with Java on Heroku

Heroku guru James Ward created a 10-minute video that gets you started with deploying Java on Heroku using Eclipse.