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Q&A: LinkedIn questions on the Windows Azure Platform answered
Over on the LinkedIn group I asked “What is the one question you would most like answering about "the cloud" and/or the Windows Azure Platform? Bit of fun - but also an important topic for any ISV thinking about their own product roadmap. What is the one question you would really like a detailed, no bullshit answer on?” You can read the LinkedIn discussion here. This was primarily about just testing out the LinkedIn discussions and to get people more used to the idea of using LinkedIn in that way. ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 22, 2011 2:46 PM

My first Windows Phone 7 application is live – from zero to submitted in 5 hours
Tuesday evening I found myself minus family. I decided to use the time to “have a crack at this Silverlight Phone 7 stuff”. From zero (no experience, no tools installed, no membership on the AppHub) to submitted for approval took me from 8pm to 1am – with the last hour messing around with png files in Paint to complete the submission process! Two days later on Thursday it was approved and is now in the marketplace for you to install - or not :-) The application is very simple but it works and looks ......

Posted On Friday, March 18, 2011 3:19 PM

Upcoming FREE UK events and training in March for the Windows Azure Platform
I just summarised them on my team blog. Definitely worth checking out as there is a good mix to choose from! March 31st should be the best of the best (IMVHO) ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 9, 2011 10:00 AM

Q&A: Where does high performance computing fit with Windows Azure?
Answer I have been asked a couple of times this year about taking compute intensive operations to Windows Azure and/or High Performance Computing on Windows Azure. It is an interesting (if slightly niche) area. The good news is we have a great paper from David Chappell on HPC Server and Windows Azure integration. As a taster: A SOA application running entirely on Windows Azure runs its WCF services in Azure Worker nodes. Download now Related Links: Other Q&A posts on my team blog Don’t forget ......

Posted On Monday, March 7, 2011 10:18 AM

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