AzureFest Makes A Surprise Visit to Calgary This Weekend

AzureFest is making a surprise visit to Calgary this weekend! If you haven’t yet heard of AzureFest, check out this post where AzureFest is described in full. Remember, AzureFest is a hands-on event. This means that you’ll be following along on your own laptop and actually deploying your solution during the event. In order to…


AzureFest Meets the East Coast

East Coast, after many hours of logistics discussions and preparations, AzureFest is coming your way! If you haven’t yet heard of AzureFest, check out this post where AzureFest is described in full. Remember, AzureFest is a hands-on event. This means that you’ll be following along on your own laptop and actually deploying your solution during…


Azure At the Movies: Get In The Cloud

When was the last time you had a chance to go to the movie theatre during the day? More importantly, when was the last time you learned something new at the movie theatre? Well Azure at the Movies will not only get you out to the ScotiaBank Theatre on May 5, 2011 from 9 AM…


Deploying a Ruby App to the Cloud

We’ve discussed interoperability and Windows Azure when we walked through deploying a simple PHP Cloud app. Now let’s continue that conversation as we venture out and explore how to deploy a Ruby based application to Windows Azure. Thomas Conte (@tomconte), a fellow Architect evangelist from France, has put up a great blog post describing the…


AzureFest: Taking Your Traditional Web Apps to the Cloud

Last week, we talked about deploying a PHP app to the Cloud and WordPress to the Cloud. But we didn’t really cover the essence of the Cloud, its advantages for your web applications, and how to deploy a .NET based app to the Cloud using Visual Studio. Rather than having that conversation online, why don’t…


Deploying a PHP App to the Cloud: WordPress

  Your journey to the Cloud started with a walkthrough of deploying a simple PHP app to the Cloud. Now, we’ll continue with exploring how to deploy a more complicated but much more useful application to Windows Azure. WordPress and Windows Azure go very well together and deploying WordPress to Windows Azure is not much…


Deploying a PHP App to the Cloud: A Simple App

  As part of Microsoft’s continued commitment to interoperability, the Windows Azure platform has been built from the ground up with interoperability in mind. As an open platform, Windows Azure offers you language choices that include .NET, PHP, Ruby, Python, and Java, as well as IDE choices that include Visual Studio and Eclipse. With the…