Being December 30, just for fun, I looked at the blog engine stats and compiled the Hit Parade of the blog entries I posted in 2006. Here is the list of my top 12 posts, ranked by total views.

If you are a long term aficionado, you are likely to know them all; if you are more recent or occasional reader, you might discover a few posts of interest.

 

#1 SaaS Simple Maturity Model
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/03/06/544354.aspx

#2 Understanding SaaS Architecture Powerpoint Presentation
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/03/Understanding-SaaS-Architecture-Powerpoint-Presentation.aspx

#3 SaaS Architectures
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/01/SaaS-Architectures.aspx

#4 SaaS ISV Architecture Questionnaire version 1.0
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/12/09/saas-isv-architecture-questionnaire-version-1-0.aspx

#5 TechEd US SaaS Presentation Available Online
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/07/TechEd-US-SaaS-Presentation-Available-Online.aspx

#6 SaaS in the enterprise (or the need of the external service bus?!)
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/08/19/707876.aspx

#7 Introduction to SaaS Architecture Podcast
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/11/18/introduction-to-saas-architecture-podcast.aspx

#8 Mr. and Mrs. CIO SaaS will not make your life simpler (but it is not necessarily a bad thing)
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/11/27/mr-and-mrs-cio-saas-will-not-make-your-life-simpler-but-it-is-not-necessarily-a-bad-thing.aspx

#9 SaaS and Biology
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/11/09/saas-and-biology.aspx

#10 SaaS and IT Governance
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/08/20/709844.aspx

#11 The “multi-tenant” emperor has not clothes
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/08/30/731292.aspx

#12 SaaS: An Enterprise Perspective
http://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/30/saas-an-enterprise-perspective.aspx

 

Saassy New Year to you All!