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If you are building a SaaS application in Windows Azure that relies on SQL Azure, it’s probably that you will need to support multiple tenants at database level. This is short overview of the different approaches you can use for support that scenario...
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A common scenario for many web applications running in the cloud is to integrate with existing systems through web services (no matter the messaging style they use). Although in these scenarios, an SLA is typically used as an agreement between the two...
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Moving to the cloud can represent a big challenge for many organizations when it comes to reusing existing infrastructure. For applications that drive existing business processes in the organization, reusing IT assets like active directory represent good...
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In case you are developing a new web application with Node.js for Windows Azure, you might notice there is no easy way to debug the application unless you are developing in an integrated IDE like Cloud9. For those that develop applications locally using...
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Faye is a simple Http Pub/Sub server initially implemented by John Coglan in Ruby, and also later ported by himself to Node.js. The version for Node.js implements the Bayeux protocol, which at first glace, many of us known as http long polling. This project...
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If you are using SQL Azure nowadays, you probably know that there are only a few alternatives for making backups of your existing data. You can use SQL Azure Data Sync, which provides bi-directional data synchronization and data management capabilities...
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Deployment is considered today as one of the major pain points in the Windows Azure platform.  A simple application deployment today can take around 20 or 30 minutes to complete, and to make the things even worse, there is not support for partial...
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Moving your application to the cloud might not be easy as it sounds. The typical sample we always see in documentation or demos about an ASP.NET application created from the Visual Studio template and deploy it in Azure as a package is definitely very...
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A hosted service in azure is typically assigned with two public addresses, one for the production environment with a DNS name ending in cloudapp.net such as [your name].cloudapp.net and an auto generated DNS name for the staging environment such as 4969aae4e18f4699aa88223e1e73ba8e...
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Publish/Subscribe in the cloud has became relatively important lately as an integration pattern for business to business scenarios between organizations. The major benefit of using a service hosted in the cloud as intermediary is that publishers and subscribers...
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