Configuring load balancing for Windows #Azure #HPC Burst Scenarios

Whilst testing high performance Excel Workbook Offloading our project team found that our substantial amount of Azure muscle provided in our Azure subscription wasn’t being optimised. Since this might be a situation you encounter I thought I’d share this with you. With some help from the engineering team we were pointed at Configuration Files for…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter– 24th October 2011

Local Overview :   BizSpark ramps up as Australia is announced 2nd-best world economy in which to start-up a business according to World Bank study Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: General PowerBuilder and Windows Azure by Jim O’Neil Cloud Artwork Running Memcached on Windows Azure for PHP Storage Retrieving partition key range in Windows Azure…

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SQL Azure announcements from SQL Pass Summit 2011

In case you missed it SQL PASS Summit 2011 featured important announcements for SQL Azure SQL Azure Data Sync final preview release now open to all SQL Azure customers via Windows Azure Management Portal. SQL Azure Reporting final preview release now open to all SQL Azure customers via Windows Azure Management Portal. Upcoming features in…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 17th October 2011

Local Overview :   Public system helps light up ETSA Utilities’ electricity network map Local writer Thiago Almedia contributes to MSDN: How to integrate a BizTalk Server application with Service Bus Queues and Topics          Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: Sending and Receiving Email in Windows Azure      Inserting Null Value for Integer columns in Windows…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 10th October 2011

Local Overview : Happy House Hunting in South Australia with the Navigator – running on Windows Azure Tom Hollander writes Using Service Bus Queues with WCF        Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: How a VM role works in Windows Azure to accomplish resilient applications Windows 8 To Dish Up Azure Services Case Study TailSpin Mango –…

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Migrating the .Net Pet Shop to Windows #Azure

In a previous blog post I walked through a criteria for calculating migration complexity to Windows Azure. As an example I used Tom Hollander’s challenge of migrating the classic .Net Pet Shop.  In this post I will walk through the steps I undertook to migrate the solution from scratch. Please refer to the previous post,…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 3rd October 2011

Local Overview : Gold Coast couple takes on Facebook with Microsoft in tow Local Azure writers: Fresh from Asia architects training Tom Hollander writes about Environments for Windows Azure development Bondi Geek writes Json serialization with Windows Phone 7, WCF Data Services & Azure Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: Starting with SDK 1.5 you can…

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