Azure Websites – Viewing Site Configuration files from Kudu

Azure Websites Paas offering from Microsoft gives you more power to you. You could change a few default configurations that come with the platform by various means, for example, for PHP you can set a few settings in .user.ini, for any custom values for ApplicationHost.config, you can use XDT transforms. There are a lot of…

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Kudu for Azure Websites updated with ‘Process Explorer’ tab

I’m sure everyone appreciates the pace in which Azure Websites team releasing cool features. Azure Websites was all over the announcements in the recent //build. The team has updated the Kudu console with new tab named ‘Process Explorer’. You will see it in the list of options available in the site. To access the Kudu…

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Site Extension Gallery in Windows Azure Websites

I’m no ScottGu, or Scott Hanselman, but I had my own privilege to introduce the Site Extensions gallery to the world during my talk on ‘Deepdive with Windows Azure Websites’ along with Puneet at India’s First ever Windows Azure Conference, Bangalore, March 20, 21st. David Ebbo was kind enough to let me do this. Watch…

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WAWS – WebJob to upload FREB files to Azure Storage using the WebJobs SDK

After writing my earlier post on creating a simple WebJob to upload the Failed Request Tracing logs automatically to Windows Azure Blob Storage account, I was discussing this with the awesome development team of the WebJob SDK, Amit Apple, and Mike Stall. And, the outcome is, getting my sample modified to use the awesome WebJobs…

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Windows Azure Websites – WebJob to upload FREB logs to Azure Blob Storage

Currently in Windows Azure Web sites, there is an option to store your website logs to Azure Blob Storage, but however, the FREB logs – failed request tracing logs, can only be stored in the file system. You will then grab them via your favorite FTP tool, and do the analysis. One of my co-worker…

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Do you know swapping between a staging environment, and the production environment is a push of a button, in Windows Azure Websites?

Yes, you are reading it right. It is true. It’s just a matter of one click to promote your staging website to be the production site. Gone are those hassles you were facing with publishing a new deployment to the live website, and some unbaked pages/assemblies, needless to say much pain, downtime, and probability of…

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Windows Azure – useful links

The world is excited about Windows Azure, and here are few useful links for the same. I’ll add more as they appear in the cloud. Windows Azure MSDN http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cc994380.aspx Azure Services Platform http://www.microsoft.com/azure/windowsazure.mspx Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio October 2008 CTP http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=63D0D248-1B08-4F7D-ABDE-62EB75CB1E69&displaylang=en Windows® Azure™ Software Development Kit (October 2008 CTP) http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BB893FB0-AD04-4FE8-BB04-0C5E4278D3E9&displaylang=en Hope this…

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