My (@rogerjenn) live OakLeaf Systems Azure Table Services Sample Project demo project runs two small Windows Azure Web role compute instances from Microsoft’s South Central US (San Antonio, TX) data center. This report now contains more than two full years of monthly uptime data. Here’s the detailed downtime report from Pingdom for November 2013: Following is the first page of the
My (@rogerjenn) Android MiniPCs and TVBoxes blog runs WordPress on WebMatrix with Super Cache in Windows Azure Web Site (WAWS) Standard tier instance in Microsoft’s West U.S. (Bay Area) data center and ClearDB’s MySQL database (Venus plan). I converted the site from the Shared Preview to the Standard tier on September 7, 2013 in order to store diagnostic data in Windows Azure blobs instead of the
Microsoft is making its latest version of MDOP, its collection of virtualization, management and security tools for Windows 8.1, available for download.
I remember a person who clearly stated “I will never ever write a book again”. Yup, twas me. I managed to hold that promise for a year and a half. But when an interesting opportunity appears, I’m usually all-in again. And so it was. Early this year I got the request from some dear friends to help with writing another book, fortunately this time not as the single responsible author but instead together with a really experienced bunch of SharePoint people, whose knowledge and resume are really impressive. I was asked to participate to write two chapters in the
Inside Microsoft SharePoint 2013 book, published by Microsoft Press. This is a book for every single developer out there, newbie, apprentice or master candidate (oh, there is no such thing anymore…), that has interest of SharePoint 2013 – yes, that is most likely you. This is the book that you should have in your toolset. It is packed with everything from the basics up to the more advanced scenarios, covering all the different workloads of SharePoint 2013. If you take a look at the authors of this book you know it’s a keeper: Scott Hillier, Mirjam van Olst,...(Read whole news on source site)
Ed Glas, Bill Barnett and Jiange Sun published a detailed write up of their experiences load testing VSOnline/TFS. It’s a good read because they go into a lot of the reasons for the things they do and also talk about things they’ve tried that didn’t work. They’ve now moved almost all of their load testing to the VS Online load testing service and had great results with it. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/edglas/archive/2013/11/27/load-testing-visual-studio-online.aspx Check it out, Brian
In a previous posting, I explained that Intel sent me a Haswell Ultrabook to review. I’ve had it now for a few months, and, despite the problems I’ve had due to it being a pre-production module, it remains a superstar. … Continue reading → For the complete article and hyperlinks, please visit my blog at http://JesseLiberty.com