Understanding Application Domains

  When talking to long time .NET developers about application domains (AppDomains) they often understand the high level concepts but not necessarily how or why they would use them.  My goal of this article is to help clarify some of the scenarios where AppDomains offer value and describe how to go about using them.  In…

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Azure Storage and its Various Abstractions

As you can probably agree, very few applications, short of “Hello World”, do not have some form of storage. The use of storage can range from core repositories to scratch disks, but regardless of the use it typically plays a critical part in the overall architecture of the application.  With the importance of storage in mind…

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Common Workloads for Azure

When we start looking at Windows Azure there are several key workloads that come to mind, the ones that are pretty much slam dunks for being a fit.  Workload 1 – On and Off On and Off typically represents applications or web sites that are needed for a short period of time and later shut…

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Ramping on the Windows Azure Platform

It has been several months since I started my ramp on the Windows Azure Platform and am now ready to write about it.  While I worked through the material and guidance it was evolving and growing which often changed my mindset on techniques to handle various scenarios. In an effort to allow others to learn from…

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