Leveraging Windows Azure and Twilio to support SMS in the Cloud

Introduction Leveraging SMS messaging in a cloud context is a powerful capability. There are a wide variety of applications that can be built upon the techniques I illustrate. Imagine that you have a cloud service that responds to SMS messages. Here are some examples: Imagine you are presenting at a conference and you want to…

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Hadoop on Azure : Introduction

Introduction I am in complete awe on how this technology is resonating with today’s developers. If I invite developers for an evening event, Big Data is always a sellout. This particular post is about getting everyone up to speed about what Hadoop is at a high level. Big data is a technology that manages voluminous…

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Essential Knowledge for Azure Table Storage

This post is devoted to Azure tables Azure tables are used to store non-relational structured data at massive scale What you get How much Compute 750 small compute hours per month Web sites 10 web sites Mobile services 10 mobile services Relational database 1 SQL database SQL reporting 100 hours per month Storage 35GB with…

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Essential Knowledge for Windows Azure Storage

What this post is about This post is dedicated to understanding how to leverage Windows Azure Storage for your applications. Windows Azure currently has over 4 trillion objects stored Today, the storage service processes an average of 270,000 requests per second, and reaches peaks of 880,000 requests per second. By the time you read this,…

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BizSpark is fantastic for Windows 8 and Azure Entrepreneurs

Microsoft BizSpark is an awesome way to get access to the MS stack for free. It would be foolish not to leverage BizSpark if you are an entrepreneur. You can sign up here. It is free. Sign up Link   Sign up for free MS technologies with BizSpark You can learn more from Douglas Crets…

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Step 4–Augmented Reality, Windows 8, and Cloud Computing–How to implement with real code (Implementing the Windows 8 Client)

Title Description Link Augmented Reality applications need a Web Service Back-End. Here is a 90-Day No obligation, totally free offer to use Windows Azure as your web service for Windows 8 Clients. You get: Compute / 750 small compute hours per month, Web sites / 10 web sites, Mobile services / 10 mobile services, Relational…

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Step 3–Augmented Reality, Windows 8, and Cloud Computing–How to implement with real code (Implementing the Cloud Back-End)

Title Description Link Augmented Reality applications need a Web Service Back-End. Here is a 90-Day No obligation, totally free offer to use Windows Azure as your web service for Windows 8 Clients. You get: Compute / 750 small compute hours per month, Web sites / 10 web sites, Mobile services / 10 mobile services, Relational…

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Step 0: What we will build. Augmented Reality, Windows 8, and Cloud Computing–How to implement with real code

Title Description Link Augmented Reality applications need a Web Service Back-End. Here is a 90-Day No obligation, totally free offer to use Windows Azure as your web service for Windows 8 Clients. You get: Compute / 750 small compute hours per month, Web sites / 10 web sites, Mobile services / 10 mobile services, Relational…

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Step 2–Augmented Reality, Windows 8, and Cloud Computing–How to implement with real code

Title Description Link Augmented Reality applications need a Web Service Back-End. Here is a 90-Day No obligation, totally free offer to use Windows Azure as your web service for Windows 8 Clients. You get: Compute / 750 small compute hours per month, Web sites / 10 web sites, Mobile services / 10 mobile services, Relational…

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Step 1–Augmented Reality, Windows 8, and Cloud Computing–How to implement with real code

Title Description Link Augmented Reality applications need a Web Service Back-End. Here is a 90-Day No obligation, totally free offer to use Windows Azure as your web service for Windows 8 Clients. You get: Compute / 750 small compute hours per month, Web sites / 10 web sites, Mobile services / 10 mobile services, Relational…

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