MSDN Israel Windows Azure and SQL Azure forum

יום חמישי, ינואר 19, 2012

I am very happy to announce the opening of a new Windows Azure and SQL Azure forum in Hebrew. The new forum is managed by Shay Friedman and myself. If you are new to Windows Azure, I would like to use this opportunity to invite you to experience cloud development with our support and guidance. If you are already experienced with Windows Azure development I would like to assure you that you can find in our forum help from highly experienced professionals. With your participation I am sure we can create an awesome and...

Understanding Widows Azure Queue Storage Throughput

יום שלישי, אוגוסט 23, 2011

The Asynchronous Queuing Pattern describes a classic way to improve service throughput in distributed applications. Over the years I have seen quite a few implementations of this pattern, from the use of MSMQ to ReactiveQueue, each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Windows Azure queue storage is designed for passing messages between applications in a persisted, scalable and controlled manner. With the above attributes, queue storage is a natural choice for enabling the Asynchronous Queuing Pattern, as described in detail in this MSDN magazine article. A recent implementation I ran across at a client challenged the performance...

There's nothing like a job well done

יום חמישי, אפריל 14, 2011

Today @ MIX Ido and I got some very good news. The first part of our work for the HPC Azure Burst training kit was released today for download by Microsoft. Oh and we got a Kinect. The document released provides on overview of the architectural considerations for using Azure compute nodes as a part of your cluster. There is a lot of work still ahead of us and we will kick out some very cool content on MSDN (and cooler stuff on our blogs ) so stay tuned. Yaniv