March, 2009

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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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    Design for Failure, Growth and Distribution!

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    When designing any piece of software, there are always going to be design tenants that you practice based on the type of software being developed. For service software that is designed for a global, business critical audience, there are three key tenets...
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    Windows Azure: March 2009 CTP!!!

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    OK folks, so all the announcements have been made for Mix , so it’s time to get cranking! We have a new release of tools and SDK bits. First, you’ll need to install some pre-reqs, but only if you are going to exploit some of the new capabilities : Hotfix...
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    Courtoons! See, Lawyers Are Worthwhile!

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    My colleague and fellow Windows Azure PM Matt Kerner put me on to this site: http://courtoons.wordpress.com/ Very fun cartoons related to Law/Legal subjects. My favorite (so far):   He he :) Technorati Tags: Funsies
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    Sofa Skirts… What’s the Deal?

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    So one of the things I’ve noticed since moving to the U.S is the complete obsession American’s (now, I’m being facetious, this observation is based purely on advertising) have with clothing you can wear while on the sofa/couch! First I saw the “ Snuggie...
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    Windows Azure: Settings Are Settings Are Settings..? Maybe Not!

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    So I’m back from Oz and have been tinkering with a small worker role app that grabs my Twitter feed and aggregates how many posts my friends have been doing as a scoreboard (I’ll post that tomorrow). One of the design decisions I’ve had to make has been...
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