Geeks With Blogs
Jason Taylor Real World Azure Tales DevOps
Windows Azure Horror Story: The Phantom App that Ate my Data
I’ve posted in the past about how my company, Stackify, makes some great tools that enhance the Windows Azure experience. By just using the Azure Management Portal, you don’t get a lot of insight into what is happening inside your instances, which are just Windows VMs. This morning, I noticed something quite scary, and fittingly enough, it’s Halloween. I deleted a deployment after doing a new deployment and VIP swap. But, after a few minutes, the instance still appeared in my Stackify dashboard. ......

Posted On Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:27 AM

Advanced Continuous Delivery to Azure from TFS, Part 1: Good Enough Is Not Great
The folks over on the TFS / Visual Studio team have been working hard at releasing a steady stream of new features for their new hosted Team Foundation Service in the cloud. One of the most significant features released was simple continuous delivery of your solution into your Azure deployments. The original announcement from Brian Harry can be found here. Team Foundation Service is a great platform for .Net developers who are used to working with TFS on-premises. I’ve been using it since it became ......

Posted On Thursday, November 29, 2012 3:07 PM

Azure Diagnostics: The Bad, The Ugly, and a Better Way
(This is a copy of a blog I wrote for my company blog at: If you’re a .Net web developer today, no doubt you’ve enjoyed watching Windows Azure grow up over the past couple of years. The platform has scaled, stabilized (mostly), and added on a slew of great (and sometimes overdue) features. What was once just an endpoint to host a solution, developers today have tremendous flexibility and options in the platform. Organizations ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 3:20 PM

Copyright © jasont | Powered by: