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News Hi, my name is Vincent Grondin and I'm a senior consultant at Fujitsu, a consulting firm in Montreal, Québec. I'm starting that blog to share some of my thoughts and knowledge on .NET architectures and code. Being a consultant in the .NET world I come across many different things. Some good, some bad and others that are worth a blog post here whether they be good, or hmmm... shall I say, less good :) I hope you enjoy yourself while learning new stuff. Feel free to leave a comment or contact me anytime.
Vincent Grondin March 2010 Entries
Steps to deploying on Windows Azure
Alright, these steps might be a little detailed and of few might not be necessary but still it's a pretty accurate road map to deploying on azure... This procedure assumes that you've created a solution with an Azure project into it. 1) Open your solution 2) Rebuild ALL 3) Right click on your Azure project and click "Publish" 4) It should open a windows explorer window with your package to be uploaded (.cspkg ) and its associated configuration (.cscfg) to be uploaded too. Keep it open, you'll need ......

Posted On Monday, March 15, 2010 10:44 PM

A few things I learned regarding Azure billing policies
An hour of small computing time: 0,12$ per hour A Gig of storage in the cloud: 0,15$ per hour 1 Gig of relational database using Azure SQL: 9,99$ per month A Visual Studio Professional with MSDN Premium account: 2500$ per year Winning an MSDN Professional account that comes preloaded with 750 free hours of Azure per month: PRICELESS !!! But was it really free???? Hmmm… Let’s see..... Here's a few things I learned regarding Azure billing policies when I attended a promotional training at Microsoft ......

Posted On Thursday, March 4, 2010 9:08 PM

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