Tagged: Announcements


Learn Windows Azure LIVE Today!

Microsoft is holding a special Learn Windows Azure training event today for developers.  It should prove to be a great way to learn about the Windows Azure platform and the capabilities it provides. This should prove to be a great online session for attendees to learn how to build cloud-based applications using Windows Azure.  An added treat is that the session will be delivered by three of Microsoft’s foremost technology experts, Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell,...


My “Big” Announcement

It was recently brought to my attention that I didn’t really make the big announcement (or “big” from my perspective 🙂  A little over a year ago, I posted about a project I worked on to redeploy a highly visible governent website built on top of SharePoint Products & Technologies and hosted on the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform.  This project served as a showcase for how you can deploy a massively scalable SharePoint architecture leveraging cloud...


Windows Azure Appliance Announcement

Yesterday during our Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) being held in Washington, DC, Bob Muglia, President of our Server and Tools Division at Microsoft, announced the limited availability of our Windows Azure Platform Appliance. Windows Azure™ Platform Appliance is a turnkey cloud platform that customers can deploy in their own datacenter, across hundreds to thousands of servers. The Windows Azure platform appliance consists of Windows Azure, SQL Azure and a Microsoft-specified configuration of network, storage and...


Track Stimulus Spending with SharePoint… new Recovery.gov site LIVE on SharePoint Server 2007

One of the cool aspects of working at Microsoft is the opportunity to work on some fantastic projects.  It’s truly been a pleasure working on some great internet facing SharePoint websites that showcase the platform’s ability to service some of the internet’s most demanding websites and show it’s effectiveness as a web content management platform. Today, the newly redesigned/re-architected Recovery.gov website that’s running completely on SharePoint Server 2007 was launched! Recovery.gov is a government website...


Windows Azure Reference Application released to MSDN Code Gallery

  Project Riviera is a comprehensive code sample to demonstrate how to develop multi-tenant highly-scalable line-of-business application on Windows Azure Platform, built by a cloud ISV partner, Cumulux. Cumulux is a Microsoft partner who’s built their business around  delivering solutions that leverage cloud computing and are keenly interested in making Azure their primary platform for delivering custom solutions for customers. The reference application been published to the MSDN code gallery at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/riviera.  You can also...

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