Breaking changes in Windows Azure Storage

Hi Everyone, The Windows Azure Storage team has been working on improving performance and stability of Azure Storage. But like any good omelet, you sometimes accidentally break a few eggs. In preparation for a major feature release such as CORS, JSON etc. we are pushing an update to production that introduced some bugs. We were…

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New and Improved features in Windows Azure

We’ve opened up some more features in Windows Azure, including being able to use Windows Azure Active Directory natively from Windows Azure Mobile Services.  Check out all the details at ScottGu’s blog. Traffic Manager: General Availability Release Active Directory: General Availability Release of Application Access Support SSO to every SaaS app we integrate with Application…

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Windows Azure Developer Camps!

Join a Windows Azure Developer Camp and leave with code running in the cloud!  SYDNEY 7-8 November 2013 REGISTER  NOW >  BRISBANE 11-12 November 2013 REGISTER  NOW >  MELBOURNE 14-15 November 2013 REGISTER  NOW >   This is a free Windows Azure Instructor led Workshop where you roll up your  sleeves and get hands-on with the latest Windows…

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A Message from Scott Guthrie for Tech Ed AU 2013

Tech Ed is nearly upon us! This year we’ve been working hard to bring you some great Developer content and loads of Private Cloud and Windows Azure content. In fact, I’ve been busy on the Architecture and Trustworthy Computing tracks and the Windows Azure Development Track. I’ve been wrangling some of the best subject matter…

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Azure WebSites is now Generally Available

Lots of major updates today for Windows Azure!! Web Sites: General Availability Release of Windows Azure Web Sites with SLA A 99.9% monthly SLA (Service Level Agreement) for the Standard tier Microsoft Support available on a 24×7 basis (with plans that range from developer plans to enterprise Premier support) The Free tier runs in a…

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New Horizons Windows Infrastructure Azure Seminar

Together with New Horizons, Microsoft have arranged complimentary training all about Windows Azure Infrastructure Services. You will learn about Windows Azure Virtual Machines, Virtual Networking, and how to manage it all. This session is a must for IT professionals in Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane – but sign up now, because seats will certainly go fast! …

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Whitepaper: Disaster Recovery and High Availability for Windows Azure Applications

  The team have recently released a new whitepaper Disaster Recovery and High Availability for Windows Azure Applications The whitepaper outlines the necessary architecture steps to be taken to disaster-proof a Windows Azure deployment so that the larger business continuity process can be implemented. A business continuity plan is a roadmap for continuing operations under…

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New features for Windows Azure Mobile Services

Wow, the team just released a whole new set of features for Windows Azure Mobile Services that really flesh out the back-end service capability for your iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows 8 and HTML 5 Web applications. Here’s the short list: Mobile Services: Custom API support Mobile Services: Git Source Control support Mobile Services: Node.js…

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Lots of Azure Goodness Revealed

Wow, last night I watched the keynote for Tech Ed North America, and I have to say I’m pretty proud of all of the advancements in our products. Not only Azure, but the upcoming Windows Server 2012 R2, our management capabilities, and the Windows Core itself. Something else that isn’t always apparent, is the cadence…

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Windows Azure in Australia! How does that change your security outlook?

We are bringing our world class Windows Azure data centres here to Australia. Microsoft has a long history of bringing industry leading technologies to the world. Windows Azure is no different. Today we announced that we will be adding more data centres around the globe. Australia will have two georedundant regions, New South Wales, and…

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