Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: New Windows Azure Videos on Channel 9

    There is a new landing page on Channel 9 where you can find videos, event recordings and shows about Windows Azure. The page aggregates numerous videos from events like Build and AzureConf and a bunch of new content. The first new videos include these tutorials : Below you will find a list of some...
  • Blog Post: Join @ScottGu on Windows Azure at Silicon Valley Code Camp This Weekend

    Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie will give two Windows Azure sessions at the Silicon Valley Code Camp on Sunday, October 7, 2012. SVCC is the largest code camp in the country, and will be held on the campus of Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, CA. Scott and his team are in charge of the developer platform...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Azure Pricing Reduces Costs of Storage, Compute

    The Windows Azure team has announced additional savings to compute and storage customers. In addition to the SQL storage reductions announced last month, the new plan offers an Extra Small Compute at 2 cents per hour. With these changes, a 24x7 Extra Small Compute instance with a 100MB SQL Azure DB...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Security Best Practices – Part 4: What Else You Need to Do

    So which security threats are mitigated by the Windows Azure environment and which security threats must be mitigated by the developer? The paper, Security Best Practices for Developing Windows Azure Applications , describes what you should consider as key threats that your an application running...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Security Best Practices – Part 3: Identifying Your Security Frame

    When you are building out your cloud application, security should be front and center in your Windows Azure planning and execution. In part1 one I described the threat landscape and that your application should employ defense in depth. In part 2, I explained that security was a shared responsibility...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Security Best Practices -- Part 2: What Azure Provides Out-of-the-Box

    In Windows Azure Security Best Practices -- Part 1: The Challenges, Defense in Depth , I described the threat landscape and introduces the plan for your application to employ defense in depth . In this part, I explain that security with Windows Azure is a shared responsibility, and Windows Azure provides...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Security Best Practices -- Part 1: The Challenges, Defense in Depth

    Every conversation I have with developers about moving their application to the cloud revolve around two main issues. One is business. What are the economies of scale around moving your app to the cloud? And close on its heals, come the questions around security. “How secure is the cloud...
  • Blog Post: Blog Series -- Windows Azure Security Best Practices

    In a series of blog posts, I’ll provide a look into how you can secure your application in Windows Azure . This seven-part series describes the threats, how you can respond, what processes you can put into place for the lifecycle of your application, and prescribes a way for you to implement best...
  • Blog Post: Private Cloud, Windows Azure MPR Test to Apply to ISV Competency

    Private Cloud test will apply to the Silver ISV Competency in the coming months and a Windows Azure MPR test will apply to the Gold ISV Competency in October. The announcements were made on the Microsoft Partner Network site. Changes to Other Competencies Also of interest to ISVs, changes to the...
  • Blog Post: Azure Team Introduces Windows Azure AppFabric Applications

    A Windows Azure AppFabric Application is any n-tier .NET application that spans the web, middle, and data tiers, composes with external services, and is inherently written to the cloud architecture for scale and availability. Build AppFabric Applications using AppFabric Developer Tools, run them in...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Platform Training Videos

    Here are 12 great HD Windows Azure platform videos posted out on Channel 9. These are recordings from the “Building Cloud Applications using the Windows Azure Platform” virtual training event. If you missed here are session recordings below: Session 01: Windows Azure Overview Session 02: Introduction...
  • Blog Post: PDC10 Registration Now Open

    Professional Developer Conference 2010 (PDC10) registration is now open. PDC10 will be held October 28 – 29 at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, WA where leading-edge developers and architects will gather to hear firsthand from Microsoft’s leaders about the next generation of Cloud...
  • Blog Post: Registration Opens for October’s Professional Developers Conference (PDC)

    Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference (PDC) has been the epicenter of Microsoft’s biggest platform announcements and will be in Redmond October 28-29. This year will be no exception. Leading-edge developers and architects will gather to hear firsthand from Microsoft’s leaders...
  • Blog Post: Learn Valuable Skills with Free Week on Windows Azure

    Learn Windows Azure at your own pace, in your own time and without travel headaches. Windows Azure one week pass is provided so you can put Windows Azure and SQL Azure through their paces. NO credit card required. You can start Virtual Boot Camp VI any time during June 14 and June 21 and work...
  • Blog Post: Start June with Free Time to Learn Windows Azure, SQL Azure

    Learn Windows Azure at your own pace, in your own time and without travel headaches. Windows Azure one week pass is provided so you can put Windows Azure and SQL Azure through their paces. NO credit card required. You can start Virtual Boot Camp V any time during May 31 and June 7 and work at your own...
  • Blog Post: How To, Getting Started Videos for Developers

    Windows Azure Windows Azure Platform Training Course The Windows Azure Platform Training Course includes a comprehensive set of technical content including samples, demos, hands-on labs, and presentations that are designed to expedite the learning process for the set of technologies released...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft ISV Partners Adopt Microsoft Technology

    Microsoft partners have been building great software using Microsoft technologies. Here’s a sampling of what we’ve found. Windows 7 Light-up Windows 7 represents some great opportunities for ISV. Light up features include Windows 7 ribbon, task bar, thumbnails, federated search, and PowerShell...
  • Blog Post: Free Azure for January

    The Windows Azure Platform is available to you at NO COST for the remainder of January.  Choose from an array of offers for The Windows Azure Platform and all of its features.   You have the opportunity to track your usage and preview exactly how billing will work before you need to start...
  • Blog Post: Azure benefits through MSDN and BizSpark!

    On January 4 th , the Windows Azure Platform launched commercially (i.e., customers must begin paying for the service) in the following countries: Austria Belgium Canada Denmark Finland France Germany Ireland India Italy Japan The Netherlands New Zealand Norway Portugal Singapore...
  • Blog Post: Commercial Availability of Windows Azure Platform

    Today, we are announcing to customers the commercial availability of subscriptions for the Windows® Azure™ platform, which includes Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and Windows Azure platform AppFabric. In addition, we are announcing new pricing and availability for Windows Azure platform AppFabric. Customers...
  • Blog Post: Special Offers, Promotions Help Bring Your App to the Cloud

    At the 2009 Professional Developers Conference (PDC09), Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie called the Windows Azure platform “a turning point for Microsoft and the development community” and “a game-changing set of technologies that will bring new opportunities to Web developers and business...
  • Blog Post: Apress Offers New Windows Azure Platform Book for Devs

    Master Microsoft’s brand-new cloud-computing technology with Windows Azure Platform by Tejaswi Redkar . You’ll learn how to utilize Azure’s four core components— Windows Azure, .NET Services, SQL Services, and Live Services—both separately and together to build flawless cloud computing services. Purchase...
  • Blog Post: Guide Explains How to Build On-Premises, Cloud Identity Aware Apps

    Windows Identity Foundation (previously known as “Geneva” Framework) makes federation and claims-based identity first-class citizens in the .NET Framework. Developers can now rely upon a single, consistent model for creating identity-aware applications on ASP.NET and WCF. We just published a guide that...
  • Blog Post: Take a Tour of Data Center in a Container

    Frank Arrigo takes you on a tour of what the cloud physically looks like by walking you through a container that was shown at Professional Developers Conference (PDC09) . The container is similar to one that is placed in data centers that host your Windows Azure applications. Bruce D. Kyle ISV...
  • Blog Post: Share Real-time Premium Data with Codename "Dallas"

    Microsoft® Codename "Dallas" is a new service allowing developers and information workers to easily discover, purchase and manage premium data subscriptions in the Windows Azure platform . Dallas was announced at Professional Developers Conference (PDC09) . Dallas is an information marketplace...
Page 1 of 4 (95 items) 1234