October 2012 Entries

Faster, Simpler access to Azure Tables with Enzo Azure API

After developing the latest version of Enzo Cloud Backup I took the time to create an API that would simplify access to Azure Tables (the Enzo Azure API). At first, my goal was to make the code simpler compared to the Microsoft Azure SDK. But as it turns out it is also a little faster; and when using the specialized methods (the fetch strategies) it is much faster out of the box than the Microsoft SDK, unless you start creating complex parallel and resilient routines yourself. Last but not least, ......

Azure Florida Association: Modern Architecture for Elastic Azure Applications

Join us on November 28th at 7PM, US Eastern Time, to hear Zachary Gramana talk about elastic scale on Windows Azure. REGISTER HERE: https://www3.gotomeeting.co... Description: Building horizontally scalable applications can be challenging. If you face the need to rapidly scale or adjust to high load variations, then you are left with little choice. Azure provides a fantastic platform for building elastic applications. Combined with recent advances in browser capabilities, some older ......

How to create a virtual network with Azure Connect

If you are trying to establish a virtual network between machines located in disparate networks, you can either use VPN, Virtual Network or Azure Connect. If you want to establish a connection between machines located in Windows Azure, you should consider using the Virtual Network service. If you want to establish a connection between local machines and Virtual Machines in Windows Azure, you may be able to use your existing VPN device (assuming you have one), as long as the device is supported by ......

Free Webinar: A faster, cheaper, better IT Department with Azure

Join me for a free Webinar on Wednesday October 17th at 1:30PM, Eastern Time. I will discuss the benefits of cloud computing with the Azure platform. There isn’t a company out there that would say “No” to reduced IT costs and unlimited scaling bandwidth. This webinar will focus on the specific benefits of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform and will convince you on the sound business rationale behind moving to the cloud. From Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) to Platform as a Service (Paas), Azure ......

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