#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 29th November 2011

Local Overview :              Marketing your Restaurant made easy – Windows Azure helps Marketing4Restaurants focus on its customers and think global [FinReview 29th November]   “To the cloud”: Microsoft hosts weekend startup camp to promote Azure Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: General Silverlight front end calling to WCF Service, all in one Windows Azure…

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#Azure Action -€“ Weekly Newsletter – 22nd November 2011

Local Overview : Microsofts Bizspark’s StyleRocks – the world’s first jewellery website that lets visitors design their own jewellery -€“ built on Windows Azure Customised products are then hand made in Australia and shipped directly to the customer. At the heart of StyleRocks is a .NET application built using the MVC framework on the Azure…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 15th November 2011

Local Overview : 2 new Windows Azure virtual technical specialists for Australia. Congratulations Andy Hitchman from SMS and Conor Brady from Oakton! Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: General Using Scala and the Play Framework in Windows Azure Use the Azure as NoSQL database on an ASP siteNET MVC Windows Azure Load Balancer Timeout Details Windows…

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#Azure Action – Weekly Newsletter – 31st October 2011

Local Overview :   Australia’s biggest sporting day propped up by high performance integrated solution running on Windows Azure Microsoft partner Breeze helps Centrebet users have real-time market data with graphs and models  for the Melbourne Cup 2011. Readiness & Resources: Windows Azure: General Deploying Node.js Applications to Windows Azure via Blobs or Git Packaging…

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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 – 23rd July 2011 Mini

Mini update this week as overseas…… Local Overview Westpac to save with own private cloud WESTPAC Banking Group expects to slash tens of millions of dollars from its IT budget thanks to a "private cloud" delivered by Microsoft and Fujitsu in Australia Readiness & Resources Windows Azure: Windows Azure Code Samples Page Gets a Makeover…

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Windows #Azure HPC Burst training course now online

If you are familiar with Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, and wish to learn how to use the Azure burst scenario, the training kit for you is now online. Details covered in this course are described in the article Windows HPC with Burst to Windows Azure: Application Models and Data Considerations. There are three primary…

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HPC On Premise and Off with Windows Azure

If you need on demand computational power, and at massive scale, then Ryan Waite shows you how with HPC Pack 2008 R2 in this video: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/archive/2010/09/20/showcasing-high-performance-computing-on-windows-azure.aspx   After creating a node template (standard for HPC machine types) of type Windows Azure you can: specify new node additions (and size)  by leveraging Windows Azure including standard…

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