.NET Services November CTP Released

The November CTP of Microsoft .NET Services has released today, and you can get it from http://www.microsoft.com/windowsazure/developers/dotnetservices/.   The latest .NET Services CTP includes some key design changes announced previously to the Service Bus (SB) and the Access Control Services (ACS).   SB and ACS now include the feature set that will be available when we enter…

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It’s all about Data

o Data centers we have built from the ground up: Those are Quincy, Washington and San Antonio, Texas. o Data centers currently under construction: Those are Dublin, Ireland and Chicago, Illinois. · How we choose future data center locations: When choosing future data center sites, we take into account over 35 weighted criteria in our…

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Windows Azure Tools and SDK July Release Now Live!

The Windows Azure Platform has just released an updated SDK and Tools package. You can find both available as follows: Tools: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=8d75d4f7-77a4-4adf-bce8-1b10608574bb SDK: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=aa40f3e2-afc5-484d-b4e9-6a5227e73590 New in the July 2009 CTP SDK  The Windows Azure SDK now supports developing and deploying services containing multiple web and worker roles. The new PowershellRole sample hosts the Powershell runtime…

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Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Load Testing Tool Released

  Rob Jarratt, one of our Visual Studio Team System Core Rangers, has developed a new beta that was put out this morning, with some top requested features for performing load testing.  Judging from the thousands of downloads of his last release, this release, which features ASMX support, will sure to be a hit.  This…

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Azure and Silverlight Deep-Diving

Getting Started with Silverlight‘Getting Started with Silverlight’ is a series of 11 videos and hands-on materials that introduces the concepts, skills, and applications customers need when building their first Silverlight application. [link…] Great Windows Live Videocasts and Information: Check it out on the Live Services Blog at http://dev.live.com/blogs/devlive/ Want to deep-dive into the Windows Azure…

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Windows 7 - Azure - Game Development - Silverlight - ASP.NET 4 - Scrum - LE Training

Hello my internet-travelling brethren!  I’m just catching up from yet another full-week at Microsoft (as you can see in this post), after hitting my two-year anniversary with Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS).  What a ride it has been thus far, and completely enjoyable!  This past week had me working on some internal projects, as well as…

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Windows Azure Services Platform Updates

I came across some publically-releasable information I’d love to share with you all, regarding our Azure Services Platform, currently in Community Technology Preview (CTP)  preview.Microsoft is planning for future innovations in computing and will continue to partner with customers as our Software + Services landscape evolves.  Our efforts will provide more options over time on how you can obtain and…

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