Application Architectures in Windows Azure, Part 2
So, why would there be a need for different architectural patterns in Windows Azure? One reason is for scalability. While it is still important to separate storage, presentation and business logic as in n-Tier architecture, we must adopt a slightly different approach if we want to achieve the scalability available to us on the cloud platform. […]
Application Architectures in Windows Azure, Part 1
Once requirements have risen above the trivial, applications have always benefited from the use of good architectures. These architectures have evolved, over time, to take best advantage of the technologies which were available. Well architected applications have the advantage of being easier to maintain and understand than un-architected ones. In addition well architected applications are easier to […]
What is Windows Azure?
Windows Azure is Microsoft’s offering in the rapidly emerging “Cloud Computing” market. Essentially it is a collection of services running in Microsoft data centers that can be used by developers to deploy applications. This frees the developer from having to worry about things like managing networks, purchasing hardware and provisioning servers. An often confusing issue […]
Cloud Computing Training available in April
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