Azure Dev: Build your cloud powered apps from Visual Studio

Yesterday at //build 2016, we announced the general availability (GA) of Azure Service Fabric (ASF) and updates to the Azure Service Fabric Tools for Visual Studio. You can get started building micro-services using Azure Service Fabric and Visual Studio. The best feature of these tools is they let enable you to create new Service Fabric…


Improve Server Utilization & Reduce Infrastructure Costs with Virtualization

Predicting resource requirements for a new business application, especially one that is customer-facing is a tricky task. It’s hard to know if you have the new Facebook or your hands. You make your best estimates, then spend money on new hardware and hope your estimates were right. Only actual usage tells whether your server infrastructure…


Bioscience “BLAST” to the Windows Azure Cloud

Today at the Supercomputing (SC) 2010 conference, Microsoft Corp. announced the release of NCBI BLAST on Windows Azure. The new application enables a broader community of scientists to combine desktop resources with the power of cloud computing for critical biological research. At the conference, Microsoft showcased the enormous scale of the application on Windows Azure,…


KIN : Microsoft Unveils next generation social Windows Phone

I want to share information regarding KIN, a new next generation Social Windows Phone released by Microsoft Corp. on April 12 2009 (click here to watch “Microsoft unveils Kin” – Silverlight Presentation).   It’s designed specifically for people who are actively navigating their social lives. Brought to life through partnerships with Verizon Wireless, Vodafone and…