Archive of ‘Windows Azure’ category

Cloud Application Development Availability strategy

Formulating successful strategy for cloud development starts with technical and business objectives. This post outlines the problem areas that must address while building your cloud application. Each problem area outlines the challenges and solution as well. Availability – defines proportion of the time your system is functional and working. An available application should consider the […]

Azure DocumentDB overview

DocumentDB is a NoSQL database supports fast performance, ease of development and high availability. Its schema –free NoSQL database. As data is stored in JSON format reads and writes are served under 10 milliseconds. DocumentDB is ideal for developing web, mobile, gaming and IoT applications. You can use SQL like language to query the DocumentDB […]

Hub App Project Template in Visual Studio 2013

Hub App Project Template is a new project template introduced in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Store App developers. It is a three page project for a Windows Store App that uses Hub control. This post outlines the features of this project template.Open Visual Studio 2013, Create a new project and select Window Store section […]

Private Cloud IaaS basics

What is IaaS? Infrastructure as a service. How it is different from existing services in Windows Azure like Software as Service and Platform as Service? Saas and PaaS are service models where you can use the capabilities of Cloud computing to deliver services. Many customers adapting IaaS model because they have the capabilities for managing […]

Service Bus Fundamentals

What is Service Bus? The Windows Azure Service Bus provides a secured infrastructure for wide-spread communication. It provides the connectivity options for Windows Communication Foundation and other service points. This post explains various tools around Service Bus like the most fundamental is how to create a namespace  and how to create entities and how these […]

Windows Azure New Features

What is Windows Azure? From platform perspective it is Microsoft computing cloud platform. It is designed and enabled to build the applications and scale it robustly. It is flexible to enable you to handle any type work and it acts as platform as service which provides a set of managed scalable services and now it […]

OData and Windows Azure

  This post discusses about building a service using CLOUD platform that can reach various devices. What is OData and Where it fits in? OData is a specification that makes very easy to exchange and interact with data on the web. So OData is all about connecting up devices to the CLOUD. This post also […]