March MSDN: Cloud Services Mashup

In my March column entry I go through combining several cloud services using ACS to authenticate via Facebook and build a demo application.  

Branch-Node Sync Part 2: Service Based Sync

In February’s issue I take a further look at the Sync Framework using Services in Windows Azure to sync corporate databases lets you scale to many more end nodes than are possible with direct-to-database synchronization.

Branch-Node Synchronization with SQL Azure

The latest installment to my column is available at  It is a primer on architecture and code using Sync Framework and SQL Azure.  Look for February’s installment to delve into data synchronization using web services in Windows Azure.