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Debugging or Running an ASP.NET Application without Windows Azure Compute Emulator

Recently, one of my .NET developers who was involved in a Windows Azure Project came and asked me two questions: 1. Why does it take longer time to debug or run a Windows Azure Project than a typical ASP.NET project? … Continue reading

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Installing Third Party Software on Windows Azure – What are the options?

I have seen this question asked many times now: “How do I install third party software on Windows Azure?” This is a reasonably important question to address as Windows Azure applications often need to use third party software components. In … Continue reading

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Moving applications to the cloud: Part 3 – The recommended solution

We illustrated Idelma’s case study in the last article. This article continues from where we left off, looking at how a partner, Ovissia, would provide a recommended solution. Just as a reminder, Idelma had some specific requirements for migration including: … Continue reading

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Moving Applications to the Cloud: Part 2 – A Scenario-Based Example

In my last post, I discussed some of the key considerations when moving an application to the cloud. To provide a better understanding, I’m using a simple scenario-based example to illustrate how an application could be moved to the cloud. … Continue reading

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Moving applications to the cloud: Part 1 – What are the considerations?

Windows Azure provides many remarkable services that benefit its customers. Assuming that you’ve already decided to hop on Windows Azure, some questions you might be asking include: What are the key considerations when moving applications to the cloud? How do … Continue reading

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Managing session state in Windows Azure: What are the options?

One of the most common questions in developing ASP.NET applications on Windows Azure is how to manage session state. The intention of this article is to discuss several options to manage session state for ASP.NET applications in Windows Azure. What … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Windows Azure (Part 2)

This is the second article of a two-part introduction to Windows Azure. In Part 1, I discussed the Windows Azure data centers and examined the core services that Windows Azure offers. In this article, I will explore additional services available … Continue reading

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Editing your XML documents with Liquid XML Studio

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An Introduction to Windows Azure (Part 1)

Windows Azure is the Microsoft cloud computing platform which enables developers to quickly develop, deploy, and manage their applications hosted in a Microsoft data center. As a PAAS provider, Windows Azure not only takes care of the infrastructure, but will … Continue reading

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Comparing IAAS and PAAS: A Developer’s Perspective

In my previous article, I discussed the basic concepts behind Cloud Computing including definitions, characteristics, and various service models. In this article I will discuss service models in more detail, and in particular the comparison between IAAS and PAAS from … Continue reading

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