August 2015 Entries

Developers, Get Ready for Windows 10

The wave of Windows 10 development has already started. With many cool features, and the Universal Windows Platform (with APIs that are guaranteed to be present on all devices running Windows 10), you can start your engines and kick the tires! Here are a few resources you may find useful: Visual Studio 2015 Download: https://www.visualstudio.co... Here is an overview of what’s new with Windows 10 for developers: https://dev.windows.com/en-... ......

Sample Pricing Comparison (2): Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog about Amazon and Microsoft Azure pricing (here) because I was curious about this topic. However, pricing being such a volatile and complex topic, this blog is a refresher on current 2015 pricing, using the same assumptions, in an attempt to measure the evolution of the pricing models in both Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure. Scenario and Assumptions In this blog, I will use similar requirements as stated two years ago, with two exceptions: the outbound Internet ......