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SQL Server in Azure VM High Availability and Disaster Recovery

This is the most commonly asked question on SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machine. How to maintain SQL Server up and running all the time. Options are High Availability (Azure) 1. AlwaysOn Availability Groups (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn249504.aspx) 2. Database Mirroring (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj870961.aspx) Disaster Recovery (Azure) 1. AlwaysOn Availability Groups (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/dn690122.aspx) 2. Database Mirroring (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj870960.aspx) 3. Backup and Restore… Read more

Why you should consider cloud as your Datacenter

If you are building an application and selling it to your customer as product, you need a place to host it. Now you can consider hosting it in your datacenter or customer’s datacenter. The question comes to us in terms of management. Apart from that there are quite a few challenges. If this application is… Read more

.NET Services White Papers (Dec 2008 CTP)

There are four papers on   Introduction to Microsoft .NET Services Microsoft .NET Access Control Service Microsoft .NET Service Bus Microsoft .NET Workflow Service   at http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=5057e2b3-c8e5-4b26-a601-ff9621589ce3&DisplayLang=en   Namoskar!!!… Read more

App Arch Guide 2.0 Pocket Reference

Actual Application Architecture Guide 2.0 is of 300+ pages. So it is very difficult to carry every time. Patterns and Practices team have came up with smaller editions depending upon the interests and areas.   Find all of them here, http://www.codeplex.com/AppArch/Wiki/View.aspx?title=Pocket%20Guides&referringTitle=Home   Namoskar!!!… Read more

Free EBooks at CodePlex

There are many more books available. Go and grab them   ·         Acceptance Test Engineering Guidance ·         Application Architecture Guidance ·         Common Service Locator ·         Composite Application Guidance for WPF ·         Design for Operations ·         Enterprise Library ·         ESB Guidance ·         GAX Extensions Library ·         Guidance Explorer ·         Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications ·        … Read more

Free EBooks on Architecture

Dear all, This indeed a good news for us, there has been many freely available guides. Why you should be paying others? Get the copy now for free Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Enterprise Library Guidance Explorer Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications Security Guidance for Applications Smart Client Architecture and Design Guide Team Development with… Read more

Application Architecture Guide 2.0 Released – Free E-Book Download

Happy news for all the developers around the world, we have released the Patterns and Practices guidance on Application Architecture. It is 381 paged PDF book and freely available from http://www.codeplex.com/AppArchGuide. This books is majorly divided into four parts, Part I, Fundamentals Part II, DesignPart III, LayersPart IV, Archetypes and forwarded by S. Somasegar and… Read more

LINQ to SQL: Making it N-Tier

You can create your application use LINQ to SQL and make it N-Tier. Go ahead and watch out the MSDN Documents N-Tier and Remote Applications with LINQ to SQL LINQ to SQL N-Tier with ASP.NET LINQ to SQL N-Tier with Web Services LINQ to SQL with Tightly-Coupled Client-Server Applications Implementing Business Logic (LINQ to SQL)… Read more

Aspiring Architect Webcast Series 2008

Dear Architects,   Please block you calendar….   June 16th, 2008 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Introduction to the aspiring architect Web Cast series http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032380836&Culture=en-CA   June 17th, 2008 – 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Services Oriented Architecture and Enterprise Service Bus – Beyond the hype http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032380838&Culture=en-CA   June 18th, 2008 –… Read more

Architecture Journal April 2008 : An A-Z Guide to Being an Architect

While coming to office today I was reading the last article An A-Z Guide to Being an Architect of April 2008 issue. This one is probably the most realistic thought I have ever read about being true architect. Some of the cool thoughts, Knowledge of technology is only one, albeit important, domain that an architect needs… Read more

2008: Microsoft will rule

Be ready from 2008. Set of products from Microsoft are releasing then.   Windows Server 2008 SQL Server 2008 Visual Studio 2008 are the few names and so many other related technologies based on these major products.   So be ready and start upgrading yourself. Browse MSDN/TechNet and know more about these products. Talk about… Read more

.NET Framework: Understanding Green Bits and red Bits

In lots of articles about .NET Framework 3.0/3.5 you might find the term called Green bits or Red bits. What is that all about? Must read this article to understand the architecture,  http://www.danielmoth.com/Blog/2007/06/net-framework-35.html  Let’s also use the picture from that blog Namoskar!!!… Read more

Gianpaolo’s SaaS

  Must read Gianpaolo’s BLOG at My 2006 SaaS Posts Hit Parade. In case if you feel that you need more number of hits to reach there here it is J   #1 SaaS Simple Maturity Modelhttp://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/03/06/544354.aspx   #2 Understanding SaaS Architecture Powerpoint Presentationhttp://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/03/Understanding-SaaS-Architecture-Powerpoint-Presentation.aspx   #3 SaaS Architectureshttp://blogs.msdn.com/gianpaolo/archive/2006/10/01/SaaS-Architectures.aspx   #4 SaaS ISV Architecture Questionnaire version… Read more

Software as a Service (SaaS) : Multi-Tenant Data Architecture

  I could not find myself better than this paragraph “Why do we buy software? Is it so we can have the joy of owning servers, doing backups, patches and maintenance? Of course not! We buy software to get things done. We want to use the services it provides and frankly if we could let… Read more