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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A Day of Multicore Programming in the SF Bay Area

A Day of Multicore Programming on the .NET Platform Friday March 4th, 2011 8:00 am Welcome 8:30 – 5:00 pm Sessions   Microsoft San Francisco Office 835 Market StSuite 700 San Francisco California 94103 Cores, cores, cores — so much opportunity, so little guidance.  Until now.  Microsoft’s recently released parallel programming support in .NET Framework…

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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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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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Active Directory and BizTalk in the Cloud?

A colleague pointed me to an interesting blog post – Two products Microsoft should set free into Cloud, which ended with this question: So Microsoft – here is a market that is begging to be… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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Standardization in the Cloud – Necessity or Optional?

This is a widely discussed topic as well, along with many others. A recent panel discussion at GigaOm’s Structure 2010 conference had some pretty interesting comments about the question. Sinclair… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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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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Microsoft In-Person Architect Councils in the West Region (December) ~ 2101: A Cloud Odyssey

Architect Council | 2010: A Cloud Odyssey The forecast for 2010 is looking very cloudy, with every technology company delivering some type of cloud offering, and analysts estimating that almost everyone will try some form of cloud computing. But from a practical stand point, how should organizations leverage cloud computing effectively? Is it to simply…

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December Architect Innovation Cafe Webcast – Securing REST Services with the Access Control Service

Each month through June 2010, we’ll bring you a 90-minute Architect focused Webcast on the latest trends/topics and how new technologies can align with your business needs. Date/Time: December 22, 2009 at 11:00am – 12:30pm PST Title: Securing REST-Based Services with the Azure Access Control Service Presenter: Michele Leroux Bustamante Abstract: The Access Control Service…

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WEBCAST Architect Council | Innovation is the Name of the Game

ARCHITECT COUNCIL | Innovation is the Name of the Game Architects:  Adverse times are also best times for innovation!  Choosing the right battles to fight, and reinventing ourselves with less resources are par for the course today.  However, not all innovation needs to be revolutionary or transformative. In fact, in the current economic crisis, opportunities…

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