Windows Azure development

  • November 02, 2010 02 Nov'10

    At PDC: Microsoft's Muglia talks about Azure Platform as a Service advances

    Windows Azure as platform for applications gained attention at Microsoft’s PDC in Redmond, Wash. Platform as a Service [PaaS] is where the future of the cloud computing resides, said Bob Muglia, President of Server and Tools Business for Microsoft.

  • October 19, 2010 19 Oct'10

    Ray Ozzie out as Microsoft CSA - pursuing entertainment projects

    Microsoft announced today that Ray Ozzie plans to step down from his position as Chief Software Architect for the company.

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    Windows Azure's hidden compute costs

    Many developers have voiced frustration with Microsoft Windows Azure's compute costs, which charges them regardless of CPU usage. The pricing structure seems more reasonable to enterprises, who stand to reduce administrative and infrastructural ...

  • January 28, 2010 28 Jan'10

    Early Azure adopters porting over .NET apps for more scalability

    Microsoft Azure's first adopters are porting over existing applications more than they seem to be building all new ones. While a developer proficient in Visual Studio can write apps for behind the firewall or Azure's cloud computing platform, ...

  • January 12, 2010 12 Jan'10

    Early Azure adopter sees financial benefits of cloud computing

    When Advanced Telemetry, an energy consumption monitoring and management provider, realized they could not accommodate their rapid growth with on-site infrastructure, they looked at cloud computing options to expand their computing resources.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    Developer advantages and challenges of Microsoft's Azure

    Roger Jennings discusses which organizations and types of applications are likely to take the best advantage of Microsoft's new cloud computing service, Azure Services Platform.

  • December 21, 2009 21 Dec'09

    Windows Azure cloud computing services, part one

    Roger Jennings, principal consultant at Oakleaf Systems and the author of a new book on Windows Azure, discusses the impending release of Windows Azure, its current state, and which organizations and types of apps are likely to take the best ...

  • December 09, 2009 09 Dec'09

    Q&A: Exploring Microsoft Azure, cloud and Silverlight futures

    Software veteran Andrew Brust deals out new insights into the present scene and futurescape of Microsoft Azure, Silverlight and cloud computing. In particular, Brust -- chief of new technology at twentysix New York -- analyzes where Azure is now, ...

  • November 13, 2009 13 Nov'09

    Build and unit test Windows Azure projects from TFS Team Build

    Windows Azure Storage a fast, scalable, and reliable storage solution for your Windows Azure applications. With the Windows Azure SDK, you get a version of Azure's cloud server and cloud storage that run on your desktop – DevFabric.exe and ...

  • November 02, 2009 02 Nov'09

    Microsoft lightens up to Eclipse for PHP, Azure related application building

    Microsoft is working with open source companies Tasktop Technologies and Soyatec on interoperability projects focused on using the Eclipse platform to take advantage of the new features in Windows 7 and Window Server 2008 R2, and improve Java and ...

  • September 02, 2009 02 Sep'09

    Getting started with Microsoft Azure for developers

    This is a four-part series from contributor Patrick Meader for developers to get started with Microsoft Azure.