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Azure’s Service Fabric is breathtaking – the platform allows you to create truly “born in the cloud” apps that can really scale. The platform takes care of the plumbing for you so that you can concentrate on business value in your apps. If you’re looking to create cloud apps, then make sure you take some time to investigate Service Fabric. Publishing Service Fabric Apps Unfortunately, most of the ...
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Recently I attended the MVP Summit in Redmond. This is an annual event where MVPs from around the world converge on Microsoft to meet with each other and various product teams. It’s a highlight of the year (and one of the best benefits of being an MVP). The ALM MVPs have a tradition – we love to hear what other MVPs have been doing, so we have a pre-Summit session where we get 20 minute slots to ...
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I was working with a customer recently that put a website into Azure Web Apps. This site needed to connect to their backend databases (which they couldn’t move to Azure because legacy systems still needed to connect to it). We created an Azure VNet and configured site-to-site connectivity that created a secure connection between the Azure VNet and their on-premises network. We then had to ...
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Recently I got to write a couple of articles which were posted on the Northwest Cadence Blog. I am not going to reproduce them here, so please read them on the NWCadence blog from the links below. PaaS The first, PaaS Architecture: Designing Apps for the Cloud covers some of the considerations you’ll need to make if you’re porting your applications to the Cloud. Moving your website to a VM with ...