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Windows Azure Insider July 2013 – Meter and Autoscale Multi-Tenant Applications in Windows Azure

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This month, for the MSDN Magazine Windows Azure Insider column, Bruno and I follow up on the topic of creating multi-tenant solutions in the cloud, particularly focusing on metering and auto-scaling, which are crucial tasks for properly maintaining applications that serve multiple resources sharing compute and storage resource. The full article can be found here: […]

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Windows Azure Insider June 2013 – Architecting Multi-Tenant Applications in Windows Azure

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One of the biggest challenges that companies face when migrating applications to Windows Azure is going from a single to a multi-tenant approach, which means that some of the compute and data resources are shared by their customers. We take a look at four different areas affected by this process: – Identity and security – […]

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Windows Azure Insider May 2013 – Geo-Protection for Video Blobs Using a Node.js Media Proxy and MongoDB

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For the May 2013 edition of the MSDN magazine Windows Azure Insider column, Bruno and I cover a common scenario that developers and companies face when trying to distribute video files around the world: protecting content from being accessed in specific countries. The solution is based on a Node.js server running on Windows Azure Web […]

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Windows Azure Insider April 2013 – NoSQL Data in the Cloud with Windows Azure Tables

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This month, in the Windows Azure Insider column for MSDN Magazine, Bruno and I talk about the current NoSQL data landscape, explain how it’s affecting the design of new solution architectures, and take a deep dive into Windows Azure Tables. We start by showing developers how to perform basic operations (insert, query data), while fully […]

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Windows Azure Insider March 2013 – Real-World Scenarios for Node.js in Windows Azure

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For the March 2013 edition of the Windows Azure Insider column in MSDN Magazine, Bruno Terkaly and I talk about node.js, the javascript server-side programming language that it’s taking the world by storm (for the right use cases). We show you how to create a basic HTTP server, as well as how to use it […]

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Windows Azure Insider January 2013 – Windows Azure Web Sites

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For the Windows Azure Insider January 2013 edition, Bruno Terkaly and I talk about Windows Azure Web Sites, one of the newest services offered in the Microsoft cloud platform, allowing developers to rapidly deploy and scale applications based on ASP.Net, PHP or Node.js. I hope that you find it useful.

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Windows Azure Insider December 2012 – Using Service Bus sessions for advanced messaging patterns

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For the December 2012 issue of the MSDN magazine Windows Azure Insider column, Bruno and I take on the session capabilities offered by the Service Bus, allowing developers to group messages and use a private state for storing global values. We also talk about advanced messaging patterns, and their importance when it comes to decoupling […]

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