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Implementing Multi-region Deployment and Disaster Recovery in Azure

Background Every application has its own criticality level, some are mission critical in nature, while other aren’t. Mission critical apps typically requires very high uptime or availability. Many Azure PaaS services such as App Service and SQL Database have built-in … Continue reading

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Should you upgrade from App Service Standard Plan to Premium v2?

Updated (17 August 2020)! Things change fast the cloud! I mentioned in the original post that redeployment was required to move to Premium v2. Now, glad to see that the App Service Engineering team has simplified the experience so that … Continue reading

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Editing your XML documents with Liquid XML Studio

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Uploading Big Files in Windows Azure Blob Storage using PutListBlock

Windows Azure Blob Storage could be analogized as file-system on the cloud. It enables us to store any unstructured data file such as text, images, video, etc. In this post, I will show how to upload big file into Windows … Continue reading Continue reading

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Uploading File Securely to Windows Azure Blob Storage with Shared Access Signature via REST-API

In many scenario, you would need to give somebody an access (regardless write, read, etc.) but you don’t want to give him / her full permission. Wouldn’t also be great if you could control the access on certain time frame. … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Deep Look on Windows Azure Presentation on AzureUG.SG Sept 2011 Meeting

As invited over here, last Tuesday, I had a presentation entitled A Deep Look on Windows Azure and Its Virtual Machine. It was actually a user group meeting for Windows Azure User Group Singapore (AzureUG.SG). It was attended by about … Continue reading Continue reading

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My Blog is Now Running WordPress on Windows Azure

I am glad to share that my new blog (http://wely-lau.net) is now running WordPress on Windows Azure Platform. Not only .NET can run on Windows Azure, it proves that but PHP can also run well on Windows Azure . Components … Continue reading Continue reading

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A Deep Look inside Windows Azure Virtual Machines

As I believe most people are aware that our application on Windows Azure is actually running on VM (Virtual Machine) that sits on top of Windows Azure Hypervisor, inside Microsoft Datacenter. The objective of this post is to explain under-the-hood … Continue reading Continue reading

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Various Options to Manage Session State in Windows Azure

Introduction The Windows Azure Platform is a Microsoft cloud platform used to build, host and scale web applications through Microsoft datacenters. Customers are given privilege to scale VM instance up and down in the matter of a few minutes. Although … Continue reading Continue reading

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Managing Timezone in SQL Azure

In the last post, I showed you how to set timezone in Windows Azure. In this post, I would like to show how to manage timezone in SQL Azure. Current Limitation At the time this post is written, unfortunately there’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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