Category Archives: Application Development

I am Presenting Patterns for Cloud Computing at Cloud Expo June 11-14 in New York

I was not originally scheduled to present my Patterns for Cloud Computing talk at Cloud Expo again this year (having done it for the last two years) but they had a last-minute cancellation and asked me to do it again. … Continue reading

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Software as a Service Development Life Cycle and the Cloud

Last October I co-authored a white paper on the subject of the Software as a Service Development Life Cycle (SaaS DLC).  It was published at InfoQ.com. InfoQ (Information Queue) is: “an independent online community focused on change and innovation in … Continue reading

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Cloud Design Patterns

Rightscale is a company that sells auto scaling software for multiple clouds, primarily Amazon Web Services.  They do not support Windows Azure as of yet. See below for an update on this. However, on their web site they have a … Continue reading

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Building Cloud-Portable and Cloud-Burstable .NET Applications With Windows Azure and Amazon Web Services

Definitions Cloud-Burstable Applications are those built using an application deployment model in which an application runs in a private cloud or corporate data center and bursts into a public cloud (or clouds)  when the demand for computing or storage capacity … Continue reading

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Recent Windows Azure Developments

Here are some recent Windows Azure developments that you may have missed. I think that they are worth highlighting. Windows Azure Endpoint Protection One of the deficiencies in Windows Azure up until recently was the lack of virus checking/malware protection … Continue reading

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