Category Archives: Cloud

Free Azure!!!

Short note: Microsoft just announced Visual Studio Dev Essentials. You get $25/month of Free Azure for a year.  Also see Microsoft introduces free resources to help IT pros get started and build their careers in the cloud Bill

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Azure at //Build 2016

The dust has barely settled on //Build 2016; one, of the two premier annual Microsoft conferences: //Build and Ignite!  For those of you who not aware of it these two conferences morphed from two earlier Microsoft conferences. //Build is the … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery: Asking the wrong question?

In my role as an Azure specialist I get asked a lot of questions about Disaster Recovery. IMHO they almost always ask the wrong question. Usually it goes something like “I need Disaster Recovery protection for my data center. I … Continue reading

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Web and Worker Roles: What do I do now? Part 2

In my previous blog post in this series I made some recommendations for migrating Cloud Services (Web and Worker Roles) to alternative architectures now that Cloud Services are considered legacy and Microsoft will not be spending any further effort enhancing … Continue reading

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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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Windows Azure Web Site–The Other PaaS

Technorati Tags: Windows Azure,Windows Azure Web Sites,Web Sites,User Group Meeting   At the September 2013 meeting of the Nashville Windows Azure Users Group I gave a presentation on Windows Azure Web Sites, The other PaaS.  I was fortunate to have … Continue reading

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