If you need any custom configuration or setup on your Windows Azure Cloud Services you can opt to run a startup task. Since this runs before you have any real access to the instance you cannot at the time of execution remote into the instance and see what’s going on physically (or I guess virtually) on the box, debugging is cumbersome, time consuming and requires chicken bones, voodoo dolls and patience. But there is a work around which takes a lot of the pain out of the process!
In this video and blog post I will show you in just a few steps how you can activate your Windows Azure benefits included in your MSDN Subscription to enable your personal private Dev/Test environment in the Cloud. Each month your credits are reset and you can just continue to use these included benefits as long as you subscribe to MSDN!
After months of planning today is the day we go public with CloudBurst 2013 our Windows Azure conference streamed online from Stockholm Sweden on September 19-20 2013.
DotNetNuke (DNN) using a pool of Cloud reourses and Storage for backups to enable a truly unique powerful full DNN experience with the all the Power and flexibility of Windows Azure behind it. Sounds like a dream? Guess not if you are a competitor. But for the rest of us – Wow!
How will the Cloud transform your business? Many ISV’s making this transition to cloud have asked for guidance on cloud sales compensation. Landing on a compensation structure that aligns to corporate strategy, drives intended behavior, and is motivating to sellers is essential to financial success.
In this demo I will show how to use Web Deploy to publish my Windows Azure Web Site direct from Visual Studio to Windows Azure in a matter of seconds.
In this demo I will show how to use a local Git repository to publish my Windows Azure Web Site direct from Visual Studio to Windows Azure in a matter of seconds.
In this demo I will show how to achieve Continuous Delivery to a Windows Azure Web Site using the Team Foundation Service.
In this demo I will show how to achieve Continuous Delivery to a Windows Azure Web Site integrated with GitHub.
In this demo I will show how you can override AppSettings and ConnectionString settings for a Windows Azure Web Site in the Windows Azure Portal.
Continuous Delivery of a Windows Azure Web Site using “not only Microsoft” technology: NUnit and JetBrains TeamCity
In this demo I will show how to achieve Continuous Delivery to a Windows Azure Web Site using noMicrosoft “not only Microsoft” technologies. In this case nUnit and JetBrains TeamCity.
In this demo I will show how you can swap your Windows Azure Web Site version in live production with zero down time while retaining a powerful version history to which you can roll back if needs be.
In this demo I will show how you can achieve Continuous Delivery of a Windows Azure Cloud Service using Team Foundation Service.
In a series of very short videos I will demonstrate many options how you can publish and manage web applications in the Cloud using Windows Azure Web Sites.
This is HUGE: Swedish government agency "Datainspektionen", in charge of protecting Swedish personally identifiable information about Swedish citizens, acknowledges that Microsoft and Windows Azure lives up to the necessary rules and regulations that Swedish law demands in regards to protecting and overseeing the management of personal data for Swedish citizens.
Swedish Microsoft Evangelist Dag König just published a really big interview with me about Windows Azure. It’s in Swedish but I still want to point to it from my blog also for my Swedish readers.
The Global Windows Azure Bootcamps is a set of locations globally where a bunch of community involved experts will give a full day of Windows Azure training for free. The date is April 27, 2013.
This post shows a simple and a more advanced way to wait for a specific time when executing code. The main purpose of this post is to use the functionality in a Windows Azure WorkerRole which is a class in a Windows Azure deployment that inherits RoleEntryPoint. The approach is to use System.Timers.Timer in conjunction with System.Threading.EventWaitHandle rather than the default template code that uses System.Threading.Thread.Sleep.
Here is the write up on how to Use Git, GitHub and TeamCity to push-build-test your Windows Azure Web Sites (WAWS) and by means of Continuous Delivery (CD) to Windows Azure. We are also going to run TeamCity on a Windows Azure Virtual Machine (VM or WAVM).
The launch of Windows Phone 8 was the most well directed, feature stuffed and well played launch event from Microsoft to date. Also stabs at the competition were open, pointy and directed at the heart mainly of Apple’s iPhone but also indirectly towards the Android camp.
There is a very cool conference a’brewin’: Windows Azure Conf which will be on Channel 9 and streamed live later this month. Sign up at the web site and be there to learn some of the hottest new cool stuff on the Microsoft Windows Azure Platform.
Wooah - Game ON folks! Don't miss the Microsoft contest to share a story about how Windows Azure makes you FAST!
My home server BLEW UP and I have been down for a week. I did not want to loose my head along with my server so I took my sweet time to relaunch in style. I'm baaack. So much better site. There are a few more things to fix before done. So far so good. Take a look: