Successful Cloud Projects Start With The Plumbing

(Note – I’ll add to this post as new information is updated – latest post date is August 8th, 2013) I’ve been working on cloud projects of all types for over three years now. Along the way, I’ve learned some basic patterns that make for a successful project – and also the things to avoid….

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DevOps for Windows Azure

“DevOps” (Short for Developer Operations) is one of a group of new terms such as “Cloud”, “Big Data” and “Data Scientist” – words that are somewhere between marketing and tasks we’ve actually had around in other forms for years.However, working in a Distributed Environment (Both on and off premises)  like Windows Azure does bring a…