December, 2008

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About David L's Blog

My name is David Lemphers, and I'm a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Azure team, based in Redmond, WA, United States. I'm originally from Australia, so make sure you drop me a line and say g'day mate!

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    Windows Azure - What Happens in the Data Center?

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    So I've been wading through internal documents, watching PDC sessions, and having 1:1's with the team, all in an attempt to get my head around Windows Azure . There's a lot of moving parts, and a lot of complexity as you'd expect, but it also makes a...
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    I've Changed Teams... And Jobs!

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    So this Wednesday just passed I started my new job with the Windows Azure (formerly known as Red Dog) team. "You've changed jobs already !?" I hear you mumble. Well... yes. Let me explain'afy (can we still use Bush'isms?). So I used to be in the .NET...
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    Windows Azure - End to End App Dev Journal

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    So after playing around with the blob storage a little bit, I decided to embark on a simple end to end project with the main objective of building some muscle around developing a Windows Azure application across multiple machines (working from the office...
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    Windows Azure - Final Updates to PhotoStore App!

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    So I wanted to do a round out post on my little blob project, PhotoStore . Tonight I added the last bit of functionality which was to enable adding a description of the photo and storing it that against the photo as metadata. To recap, here is the functional...
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    Windows Azure Storage - Exploring Blobs!

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    So I've been working through the storage services for Windows Azure (well, I've only just begun) and thought I'd walk through the basic steps to storing something in Blob Storage , first by using the local development storage service . Now, to get started...
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    Windows Azure Storage - More Blobs!

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    So in my last blob related post , I setup the code so that I could simply call the Create Container action on the Blob Rest API . My next step is to upload a picture file to that container. Now, you won't need to change much of the code, but as we are...
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    I'm Going To Be In Oz!

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    I'm heading back to Australia for some R&R, and work, and will be on the clock from the 16th of Feb, 2009 to the 25th of Feb, 2009. So, if you have: A Usergroup Meeting A Developer Event A Catch-up A Scheduled Dunny Break A Probate Hearing Let me...
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    For All You Godfather Fans!

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    Found this on the Interwebs today: http://www.kropserkel.com/horse_head_pillow.htm Now I just need to find myself a difficult movie producer ! Technorati Tags: Funny Stuff
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    Getting To My Sample Code!

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    So I didn't realize that marking my repo read-only to anonymous users, did not mean that you could not view the repo through Beanstalk's web front end. Instead, you'll need to connect directly to the SVN repo. To do that, you can either connect to the...
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