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Windows Azure outstands amongst 5 large IaaS providers in an independent comparative analysis by Cloud Spectator

Recently, I found an analysis paper about cloud server performance conducted by an independent cloud performance metrics company, Cloud Spectator. This post is to summarize the paper and I definitely encourage you to read the full report over here: http://www.iqcloud.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Cloud-Computing-Performance-A-Comparative-Analysis-of-5-Large-Cloud-IaaS….pdf … 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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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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A Comprehensive Introduction to Cloud Computing

Introduction I’m aware that there many cloud computing introductory articles or papers out there, so why am I writing another one? As this my first article at A Cloudy Place, I’d like to start at the beginning and take a … Continue reading

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“A Cloudy Place”– Blogging About Cloud Computing

I am glad to share that “a cloudy place” blog is finally up here: http://acloudyplace.com What is “a cloudy place”? A centralized blog focused on cloud technology exclusively for developers. If you’ve heard about SQL Server Central, it’s somewhat similar … Continue reading

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