Category Archives: Architecture

Web and Worker Roles: What do I do now? Part 1

This is Part 1 of a Two-part series. See Web and Worker Roles: What do I do now? Part 2 For those of you who may not have noticed PaaS V2 (Azure Service Fabric) was announced a while back. The … Continue reading

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I’m Baaaack

Haven’t posted in almost a year, but I promise to post more frequently now. My focus is still the Cloud, Azure and related subjects. Bill Zack

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To Cloud or Not to Cloud Part 3–Beating the Showstoppers

At a recent meeting of the NYC/NJ Windows Azure Users Group I presented on the subject of Moving Applications to Windows Azure.  At the end of the presentation I had a slide that covered potential Showstoppers that might prevent moving … Continue reading

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To Cloud or Not To Cloud?

  That is the question. Right now a lot of companies are struggling with the decision as to how (or if) to take advantage of public Cloud technologies such as those provided by Windows Azure, Amazon Web Services and other … Continue reading

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Windows Azure 2.0 at the New York Code Camp

  A few months ago I did a blog post on delivering my Azure 2.0 talk at the Hartford Connecticut Code Camp. With Windows Azure things move fast (Internet time anyone? ) and I recently did another (updated) version for … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Windows Azure at the Hartford Code Camp

On Saturday June 23rd I presented an updated version of my Windows Azure 2.0 Platform Overview at the Hartford Code Camp.  Since there were quite a few major Windows Azure announcements on June 7th this was a major update of … Continue reading

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Windows Azure 2.0 – IaaS and two flavors of PaaS

Last week Microsoft announced what can arguably be called Windows Azure 2.0  (Although Microsoft has refrained from using that term. )  This diagram from the MSDN Library summarizes the new structure of Windows Azure (for a larger view and more … Continue reading

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