Rise of the cloud ecosystems

I had the opportunity to participate at this year’s CloudConnect conference, with my session on Building Highly Scalable Applications on Windows Azure, which is mostly an update from my earlier… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Designing for Cloud-Optimized Architecture

I wanted to take the opportunity and talk about the cloud-optimized architecture, the implementation model instead of the popular perceptions around leveraging cloud computing as a deployment model…. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Run Java with GlassFish in Windows Azure

At PDC10 (Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference 2010), Microsoft has again provided affirmation of support for Java in Windows Azure. “We’re making Java a first-class citizen with Windows… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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PDC Live in Silicon Valley

PDC10 is now sold out, but you can still join in on the excitement via the live stream, starting at 9:00 am PST on October 28. This year’s groundbreaking event will include live streaming of the keynotes, as well as concurrent live streaming of sessions. All content will be available on demand within 24 hours…

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Building Highly Scalable Java Applications on Windows Azure (JavaOne 2010)

JavaOne has always been one of my favorite technology conferences, and this year I had the privilege to present a session there. Given my background in Java, previous employment at Sun Microsystems,… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Categorizing the Cloud Part 2: Where does my business fit?

  Last time we discussed various categorizations of the cloud and determined that there were three dimensions against which we could categorize a Cloud offering.  Those dimensions are Service Model, Deployment Model and Isolation Model.  Given that the cardinality of the dimensions is 3, 3, 2, we have 18 possible categorizations.  To answer the question…

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Categorizing the Cloud …

I’ve been thinking about the Cloud a lot lately.  I’ve also been talking to a lot of customers both large and small about Azure.  I’m getting some fairly consistent messages.  On the good side, most of my customers indicate that they are interested in the Cloud and what the Cloud can do for their business. …

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SOA with .NET and Windows Azure

Yes that is a book and it is now available! http://soabooks.com/net http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0131582313 http://www.informit.com/store/product.aspx?isbn=0131582313 I had the… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Good Azure sites …

Check out AzureScope.  It’s got some good best practices, benchmarks and some small code samples for developing on Azure.  Also check out patterns & practices Windows Azure Guidance site and the WAAG – Part 1 – Release Candidate.

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Architect Cafe Online Webcasts March 2010 Series

March 25, 2010 at 1:00pm – 2:00pm EST Title: Extending Your Sites Reach with IE8 Add On Features Abstract Today’s users are getting more sophisticated and they expect more features from the sites… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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