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.
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.
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.
One of the things that will be introduced in the next update to SQL Azure is a database sharding solution called SQL Azure Federations
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?
This post is a Pro Tip: Use app settings in Windows Azure Web Sites to store your database connection information.
This year, Amazon released CloudSearch, a fully-managed cloud-based search service. Here's a presentation they released on Dec. 3.
This is the first of a series of posts focused on pro tips for Windows Azure.
Last week, Amazon announced the release of a new EC2 instance type for applications requiring fast access to big data.
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.
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.
This is a one-hour look at the various ways platforms as a service have changed the IT industry in recent history.
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.