This is a slow week for Larry and me (we’re both taking a couple of days off around the U.S. Independence Day holiday), so we don’t have as much reading to share this week as we might usually. However, we still came across some quality reading, if not the usual quantity. Enjoy…
- Symfony on Windows Azure, a powerful combination for PHP developers: Details about deploying Symfony projects on Windows Azure using Benjamin Eberlei’s Azure Distribution Bundle project.
- Doctrine supports SQL Database Federations for massive scalability on Windows Azure: "...in this post we’ll take a look at Doctrine’s support for sharding via SQL Database Federations…"
- WordPress on Windows Azure:Michelangelo van Dam walks you through how to quickly get WordPress set up on Windows Azure Websites.
- Using Windows Azure With the Command Line Tools for Mac and Linux: A quick walkthrough of installing the command-line tools and a brief discussion of how to use them.
- Python on Windows Azure – a Match Made in the Clouds!: An overview of using Python on Windows Azure.
- Getting your Azure Web site to use node v0.8.1 now: Node.js 0.81 was recently released. In this post Glenn Block talks about using it with your Windows Azure web sites.
- Data Series: SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machine vs. SQL Database: This post addresses the question "When should I choose Windows Azure SQL Database, and when should I choose SQL Server running in a Windows Azure VM when deploying a database to the cloud?"
- Kudu Architecture: Kudu is the engine behind git deployments in Azure Web Sites. It can also run outside of Azure. This wiki on GitHub has interesting information about its architicture.
- Why Twilio Wasn’t Affected by Today’s AWS Issues: As more and more applications are deployed to the cloud (andy cloud), understanding how to build them to avoid downtime during outages is increasingly important. This article has some valuable information in that vein.
Have a great weekend!