SQL Azure, Houston and a Side Note

SQL Azure & Project Houston   Houston is a new Silverlight tool to allow you to develop and manage your SQL Azure databases. CTP1 of Houston is now available here.   The SQL Azure team has also written a blog post entitled “Getting Started with Project Houston: Part 1 “.  In this blog series the…


The Best of Windows Azure This Week

1. Implementing Geographic Redundancy with SQL Azure Geographic redundancy is a fancy word for distributing your data across multiple data centers globally. One way to accomplish this is to spread your data across many SQL Azure data centers using Data Sync Service for SQL Azure to synchronize a hub database to many global member databases….


New Year – New Role for Me

Microsoft’s fiscal year begins in July. A such July is the time for any changes in roles and responsibilities as well as planning for the coming year. Those of you who know me know that I have been an Architect Evangelist working in Microsoft’s Developer and Platform Evangelism group focusing particularly on evangelizing new and…