Hakan Eren's blog

About software development and Azure. You can also follow my twits on http://twitter.com/hakaneren

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    Tuning Windows Azure Performance, a brief introduction

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    One common reason we go for cloud computing is the ability to scale, as much as needed. This usually means an increase in the overall performance of our application. However in certain cases we might face a decrease in performance with cloud computing...
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    New BI features of SQL Server 2008

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    With the introduction of OLAP Services in version 7.0, BI features have always been a critical part of SQL Server. From a high level view the SQL Server BI offering is a complete and integrated offering with widespread delivery of business intelligence...
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    Tuning Windows Azure Performance, more thoughts

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    As a follow up to my previous blog post, Tuning Windows Azure Performance, a brief introduction I would like to share some more thoughts about tuning Windows Azure performance. Affinity Groups If different components of your Azure solution is deployed...
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    Dependency Injection with Unity Application Block

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    Today I had some time to have a look at Unity Application Block ( http://www.codeplex.com/unity ) and I'll share my first impression about it. What Unity does is simply help you manage cross cutting concerns in your application. For those of you who...
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    Calling web services in web-enabled InfoPath forms

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    I'm pretty sure most of you are aware that you can build InfoPath forms to be hosted at MOSS as web-enabled forms. This is possible using the InfoPath Forms Services in MOSS. If you ever tried using this type of forms you’ll realize that you will have...
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    Using huge files with SharePoint

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    One of our customers in Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) was curious about the change in performance characteristics of SharePoint Servers when used with huge files (around 100 MB). They were currently allowing up to 20 MB and before allowing more...
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    Microsoft Endpoint Protection for Windows Azure CTP

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    You can now download Microsoft Endpoint Protection (MEP) for Azure CTP from the below link. http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29209 It's worth noting that for most of the usage scenarios you don't really need an endpoint protection...
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    SQL Server Consolidation

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    Nowadays I deal with some SQL Server consolidation engagements. Many customers have hundreds of SQL Server instances with many different versions (7.0, 2000 SPx, 2005 SPx) and they have some difficulties managing these due to the over-distribution fact...
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    Cloud Computing and Global Economic Growth

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    A recent study from London School of Economics (LSE) says Cloud Computing could be key to global economic growth. History almost always proved that increase in productivity creates more jobs and helps grow the economy. So what LSE says makes a lot...
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    Microsoft is again a leader in Gartner BI magic quadrant

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    According to the latest BI magic quadrant from Gartner Microsoft is once again positioned as a leader. I'm glad to see the praise for Microsoft's "BI in the cloud" strategy :) One common complaint I heard was the lack of metadata capabilities and this...
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    Tips on migrating your apps to Azure

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    For some very simple tips on migrating your apps to Azure, you can visit http://weblogs.asp.net/shijuvarghese/archive/2012/01/29/tips-and-important-steps-for-migrating-apps-to-windows-azure.aspx
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    New SQL Azure Pricing

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    SQL Azure price reduces more than %50 at some cases. For more information please visit http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/pricing/details/#database
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    BizSpark to Offer Startups $60,000 in Cloud Services on Windows Azure

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    After a few years of break I decided to blog again. Well, let's see how it goes this time. BizSpark Plus, an extension of the BizSpark program, provides higher value offers to startup accelerators around the globe. How cool is that? For more information...
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