Changing the Windows Azure Service Configuration when running on the DevFabric

Here’s a fun little thing I found out about recently.  Suppose, I have a Cloud Service that I’m running on the devfabric and I want to simulate a configuration change. I’ll start by creating a cloud service with a single web role: Opening the service configuration file, I can see that the instance count is…

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Windows Azure Service Management PowerShell cmdlets

In case you didn’t see this on Ryan Dunn’s blog, we just released some neat Powershell cmdlets that wrap the Service Management API and allow you to script your deployments, upgrades and most of what you can do today in the Developer Portal. They are available here:http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/azurecmdlets The csmanage tool that utilizes the Service Management…

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Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 Coming Soon

Recently, I updated a somewhat out of context (for this blog) post titled “Windows Azure Tools and Visual Studio 2010”.  One of the things you’ll notice is that we let the cat out of the bag that we’ll be releasing something new and big in November!  (ok, maybe not a big surprise given that PDC…

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Windows Azure Tools and Visual Studio 2010

Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio   Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio extend Visual Studio to enable the creation, building, configuring, debugging, running and packaging of scalable web applications and services on Windows Azure.   Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 – Coming Soon!   We’re putting the final touches…

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