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  • Blog Post: Posterous is shutting down on 30th April. Use these click-by-click instructions to move your Posterous Blog to your own private Wordpress web site.

    Posterous was bought by Twitter on the 12th March last year and is about to be shut down on the 30th April this year. If you have a blog on Posterous Spaces, you have until the 30th April to move it. After that date, your content will be gone and it will no longer be possible to get hold of it. If you...
  • Blog Post: Video: Explanation of Pop-up Labs in the Cloud

    Devs, IT Pros, Architects, Marketeers, Salespeople, Business-oriented people – they are all rapidly becoming part of the pop-up lab phenomenon. Until now it was very difficult for private individuals with an interest (whether casual or professional) in large-scale IT, to build large IT labs – the capital...
  • Blog Post: Event: "Apps + Cloud" for the device developer who is too busy to learn (UK)

    18th March – Reading, UK. You’ve got your beautiful new app ready to run on a tablet, smartphone or other mobile device, and are ready to hook into an infrastructure cloud service for the back-end. Your main concern is making sure it’s reliable - you can’t risk even a small chance of an outage of your...
  • Blog Post: Video: TIGA Gaming Conference: Games plus Cloud. Rob Fraser’s talk.

    I was at the TIGA gaming conference with Rob Fraser who was a speaker addressing “realising the opportunity afforded to games developers by exploiting the cloud”. I took a couple of FlipCams and screen capture software to edit together this talk. A couple of rough edges here and there, but very watchable...
  • Blog Post: Guest Post: ‘Pay for what you use’ cloud services may change the culture of IT project management in small businesses, for better

    By Will Lovegrove and Ian Cox Our company, Release Consulting Ltd , is a small software development agency based in London. In 2012 we won a UK Government Technology Strategy Board research and development grant to build a highly innovative cloud-hosted data-sharing platform that would make API technology...
  • Blog Post: 6 Steps to Windows Azure Sessions Now Available

    Our Six Steps to Windows Azure launched last week with over 160 attendees at our London kick off events which were run in partnership with the UK Windows Azure User Group.  Our first event Azure in the Real World showcased some fantastic real life solutions. You will find the slide decks here ....
  • Blog Post: Event: Don’t forget the free UK Windows Azure Camp for the IT Pro, 27th Sept.

      This camp is aimed at the IT Pro. On it you will build and deploy an entire SharePoint infrastructure with a dual-machine server-farm, Active Directory Domain Controller and SQL Server. On the road to that infrastructure you will create a dual-server, load-balanced IIS website, a WIndows Azure...
  • Blog Post: Free Windows Azure Camp for the IT Pro - UK

    Yes – we’re now looking after the IT Pro with Azure! If you just want to register – go here : If you want more info – have a read of the text below, or go to http://azurecampsuk.azurewebsites.net for the same. Here is a video to give you a feel for what a camp is like.   UK Windows Azure Camps We...
  • Blog Post: Event: Free UK Windows Azure Developer Camps

      Just a reminder that the first of the latest round of free UK Windows Azure Developer Camps kicks off next week in our London Office in Victoria. The Windows Azure Developer Camp will take you from knowing nothing about the cloud to actually having deployed a simple application to the cloud and...
  • Blog Post: Event: TechEd Europe - Can Windows Azure really make your boss happy?

    By Jen Stirrup There’s been a swathe of new technological advancements announced at TechEd Europe and Microsoft keynotes. But what does it actually mean for your business? In other words, can it help you to make your boss happy? Windows Azure is becoming a more compelling technology, since there...
  • Blog Post: Video: Complete Overview of the June 2012 Azure Release

    Includes IaaS Virtual Machines, Virtual Network, Web Sites, Cloud Services, Identity, Service Bus, Cache and so on.
  • Blog Post: Article: Windows Azure June 2012 Training Kit available

    I just heard from James Conard in our corporate headquarters that the June 2012 version of the Windows Azure training kit has been officially released. The June 2012 update includes 42 step-by-step hands-on labs and 20 presentations covering the new Windows Azure features.  Some of the highlights...
  • Blog Post: Event: New speakers announced for UK Windows Azure conference 22nd June

    The people behind the official Windows Azure training and development kits are speaking in London on 22 nd June, find out more at http://azureconference2012.eventbrite.com/ . Go on, you know you want to ;)
  • Blog Post: Event: Announcing the UK Windows Azure conference

    If you’re building or considering building applications for the cloud, then the 22 nd June is a date for the diary. It’s a big day for Windows Azure as the first full day, multi-track conference supported by Microsoft and London Windows Azure User Group, featuring content for .NET, PHP, Java...
  • Blog Post: Video: Windows Azure Connect: a real-world solution

    K3 Retail are the UK’s biggest Microsoft Dynamics partner. They’ve built a system that allows them to expose on-premises applications and data such as Dynamics, SQL Server Reporting Services, Email and File-Servers to a cloud-based IIS web application. This video show how they are doing this in the real...
  • Blog Post: Event: Free UK Windows Azure Bootcamp: Online

    We’re going to be running an online version of the popular Windows Azure Bootcamp on the 21st May. We’re very aware that the London and Liverpool bootcamps due to run in Early May are now full so we thought by running a similar, slightly shortened version of the bootcamp through Lync, anybody who didn...
  • Blog Post: Video: How one company migrated to Windows Azure

    At The Races were running a high-volume website in the UK that was characterized by very peaky predictable bursts. They kn ew when the peaks would occur (specific horse-races in the calendar) and they had a good idea of the numbers of additional users they’d have to handle. What an excellent...
  • Blog Post: Event: Red Gate/Cerebrata Cloud Tools’ designer at UK Windows Azure User Group on Tuesday 3rd April

    Anybody who has got involved in developing on Windows Azure will almost certainly have used at least one of the tools in the Red Gate/Cerebrata line-up. Cloud Storage Studio , Diagnostics Manager or Azure Management Cmdlets . Gaurav Mantri, CEO of Cerebrata Software will be speaking to the UK Windows...
  • Blog Post: Video: Windows Azure Online Conference Track 3: Case Studies

    Charles Young, Principle Consultant with Solidsoft and Dan Scarfe, CEO of DotNetSolutions presented case studies and shared their experiences of working on real live WIndows Azure projects. If you’d like to watch the recorded video, it’s here. Also the slide decks: Charles Young’s...
  • Blog Post: Video: Running an illegal website? Use the cloud to check it…

    John Mannix from Governor Technology talks about http://cookielaw.org , a service that used crowd-sourcing to farm cookies from volunteers who installed an agent on their machines and provided later analysis and gave advice on whether a particular site's cookies existed within the limitation of the EU...
  • Blog Post: Video: Phone developers should use the cloud

    When you think about the monetization (awful word!) of apps for the phone, you can narrow it down to either: The app is free – it was fun building it, I don’t want to be rich. The app is paid for and entirely standalone. It doesn’t rely on any service that is firmly rooted in terra firma. The app is...
  • Blog Post: Get started with Windows Azure - and Scott Guthrie

    If you've been thinking about the cloud and want to find out how to get started, there's a special Windows Azure event scheduled for tomorrow - December 13 th . At this event you'll learn how to quickly get started building applications for the cloud using the latest Windows Azure SDKs, Tools, and Services...
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