Well, once again, Larry and I have managed to let a week slip by without a substantial post. And, once again, our excuse is that we’re working on stuff for the next Windows Azure service update. Yeah…I know…it better be great, right? (I really think it will be!) In lieu of anything substantial written by us, we’re sharing substantial writing by others…enjoy!
- Is there any issue with resending a message back to the Azure queue: An interesting question/answer on Stackoverflow that provides insight into how Azure queues work.
- Node.js Windows Azure Introduction (VIDEO): This post is a bit old (Dec. 2011), but it was the first time I'd come across it. Less than 5 minutes.
- Using the Windows Azure Content Delivery Network: Although the code in this post is C#, the ideas and concepts apply to any language...great read.
- Many Geeks, Many Experts and A Gu: For anyone near Vancouver, B.C. on April 28th, the Vancouver Tech Fest 2012 looks like it will have lots of great Windows Azure sessions.
- Quantifying and Avoiding Risk on the Windows Azure platform: A good post on identifying points where your solution might fail due to inherent characteristics of the Windows Azure platform such as failover of instances.
- Single-Tenant vs. Multi-Tenant SaaS Invoicing Models: How Can You Make Money With the Cloud – Part II: Covers some invoicing strategies.
- Cleaning up Deep Callback Nesting with Node’s EventEmitter: I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve written some pretty ugly nested callbacks in the past. Here’s an approach to solve nested callbacks using EventEmitter.
Have a great weekend!