PDC Announced Bits for Windows Azure are Available!

For all of you, who are monitoring Windows Azure Platform, here are some great news. The bits that were announced at the PDC conference in November are available for usage and testing (some functionalities are in Beta or CTP programs). Read more details about the announcements on the Windows Azure Team Blog, but in a…


PDC10 Announcements

In case you have missed, here is the link to the Windows Azure announcements that were presented last week at PDC10: Key Announcements: Support for more types of new and existing Windows applications will soon be available with the introduction of the Virtual Machine (VM) role. Customers can move more existing applications to Windows Azure…


Get your seat at PDC 10!

As many of you probably know this year’s PDC (Professional Developers Conference) will be held in Redmond, on Microsoft’s Campus, so it is going to be a unique opportunity to see, where it all happens and to get close to the product teams. Since the event is selling out quickly, make sure you get your…


Silverlight 4 Beta & ASP.NET MVC 2 Beta are available

Today at PDC conference a lot of interesting announcements were made during the keynote. One of the most interesting ones to me was the availability of Silverlight 4 Beta, that is bringing features such as printing support, camera & mic support, rich reporting and charting and integration with SharePoint Server 2010 amongst other things. For…


Microsoft Sync Framework Power Pack for SQL Azure November CTP

Are you searching for a tool that could synch your on-premise database with the SQL Azure, which is a relational database in the cloud provided as a service. Look no further – a Sync Framework Power Pack for SQL Azure is available!!! Overview of the CTP’s capabilities: “The Microsoft Sync Framework Power Pack for SQL…


Back to the cities, this time in US: Dallas

At PDC additional feature of the Microsoft Cloud platform was introduced under project codename “Dallas”. It is a service for manipulation and exposure of different data sources in the cloud, which is pretty powerful! Check out the basics on Dallas web site.


Pinpoint Your Azure Applications

Today, with official launch of the Windows Azure platform, a market place for all the Cloud applications on Windows Azure has also be launched. If you want to check how you will be able to market your application on this platform, please check www.pinpoint.com. The nice part is that it is totally integrated into all…


PDC Keynote: Dublin + Velocity = Windows Server AppFabric

Today, at PDC09 keynote a new functionality for Windows Server was announced: Windows Server AppFabric. It is basically two projects combined into a product: “Dublin” and “Velocity”. So you can expect advanced caching scenarios for applications, hosting and provisioning of applications and advanced management tools for your apps. Official website is here, you can expect…