Deploying Cloudera CDH on Windows Azure Virtual Machines using Cloudera Manager

Updated 3/20/2014 to use the latest version of the command-line tool. Introduction In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to install CDH, the Cloudera Hadoop distribution on Windows Azure Virtual Machines, using their automated installer and management toold called Cloudera Manager. For this tutorial, since we will be deploying the platform on…

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Deploying the Java sample app to Windows Azure using the Starter Kit & Eclipse Plugin

In a previous post, I have presented a little sample Java web application I have written to demonstrate how you can use Windows Azure Platform resources from a Java web application. It’s a simple starting point that includes the basic building blocks like the Windows Azure Java SDK, the SQL Azure JDBC driver, a sample…

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Java sample application for Windows Azure

I have published on GitHub the source code for a very simple Java Web application, that includes all the basic building blocks you would need to start developing a “real” Java application for Windows Azure. It takes the form of an Eclipse project that contains the following elements: A “classic” JSP application (very 20th century…

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Ruby Worker Role code sample

I have posted the Visual Studio solution for the basic Ruby Worker Role that I described in my previous post. It is up on code.msdn.com: Basic Windows Azure Worker Role on code.msdn.com The solution containg everything, including the binaries for the Ruby interpreter, curl, etc., so it is ready to go! All you need to…

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Deploying Ruby in Windows Azure

You probably know already that the Windows Azure Platform supports many types of technologies; we often mention Java or PHP in that regard, but today I would like to show you how to deploy a basic Ruby application in Windows Azure. This will also give us the opportunity to see a few utilities and tips…

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