Architecture + Strategy

Musings from David Chou - Architect, Microsoft

Implementing a Serverless Architecture

Event-driven serverless architectures promise improved resiliency and scalability, as serverless...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 11/07/2018

Event-Driven Serverless Architectures

Serverless - the latest and most ‘cloud-native’ approach to developing applications, offers...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/15/2018

Cloud Service Models (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) Diagram

Guessing most of us have seen a version of the diagram that compares the cloud computing service...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/28/2018

Multiple Inheritance

It was back in 2008 when I first wrote about .NET and Multiple Inheritance. Since then I have...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/13/2018

Free software, services, and support for entrepreneurs and independent developers

Do you have an idea so brilliant, it keeps you up at night? Developers & entrepreneurs, BizSpark...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/25/2013

Have a great idea for a game? Bring it to life at Game On!

Join us for this FREE, hands-on event and learn how to build a Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Phone game...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/19/2013

Windows Azure Developer Camps 2013Q4

Join a Microsoft Developer Camp and learn critical skills that all modern developers need to know....

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/19/2013

Windows Store app development for iOS developers in Mountain View on December 13 & 14

Join the Big Nerd Ranch and Microsoft for this free, two-day training designed to jumpstart your...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 11/28/2012

.NET Rocks road trip in a city near you

  Get ready to become immersed in the power of Visual Studio 2012. The .NET Rocks! Team of Carl...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 11/26/2012

Facebook & Windows 8 Hackathon November 30

Following the announcement of Windows Store App Labs, we’re excited to announce a joint Hackathon...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 11/17/2012

Join us in the biggest launch event in Microsoft history

APP SUCCESS BEGINS HERE. The biggest wave of innovation in Microsoft history is creating...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/24/2012

Microsoft DevCamps for Phone, Cloud and Web

ATTEND A CAMP, BUILD AN APP Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/14/2012

NuCon 2012: Technology Leadership Conference

Thursday, February 16, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PT) Hyatt Regency Irvine 1700 Jamboree...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 01/13/2012

Windows Phone Night Parties Los Angeles – Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2011

Join us for one of our exclusive events across the U.S. and get a first look at the hottest new...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/26/2011

TechNet Events Presents: The Pathway to the Private Cloud

Get Ready for Tomorrow, Today - Hyper-V Virtualization for the Cloud Virtualization is one of the...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/26/2011

More Windows Azure DevCamps in December 2011

Event Locations 12/2 - Santa Monica, CA 12/13 - Redmond, WA 12/15- Phoenix, AZ Events run from 9:00...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/24/2011

Windows Azure DevCamps Silicon Valley | October 28-29, 2011

Event Location Mt. View, CA Date Oct. 28-29, 2011 Time 8:00AM - 6:00PM Location Silicon Valley...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 10/06/2011

Free HTML5 Training | August 19, 2011 | Los Angeles

  As developers, you keep hearing a lot about HTML5, but many don’t know what it actually means...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 07/26/2011

BUILD | 2011.09.13-16 | Anaheim, CA

BUILD is the event that shows you how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Get insight on...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 06/02/2011

Event - XAPFest LA 2011 Saturday, June 4th, 2011 | 9AM – 10PM

XAPFest LA 2011 Saturday, June 4th, 2011 | 9AM – 10PM Loews Santa Monica 1700 Ocean Avenue, Santa...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 05/11/2011

Internet Service Bus and Windows Azure AppFabric

Microsoft’s AppFabric, part of a set of ”application infrastructure” (or middleware) technologies,...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/24/2011

Rise of the Cloud Ecosystems

I had the opportunity to participate at this year’s CloudConnect conference, with my session on...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/16/2011

Cloud-optimized architecture and Advanced Telemetry

One of the projects I had the privilege of working with this past year, is the Windows Azure...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/14/2011

Unplug from your day job. Be inspired at MIX

One of my favorite annual conferences is back again this year in Las Vegas. Yes, despite the...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/07/2011

The Windows Azure Handbook, Volume 1: Strategy & Planning

I was happy to see that a colleague and friend, David Pallman (GM at Neudesic and one of the few...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/04/2011

Applied Architecture Patterns on the Microsoft Platform

Just saw a friend, Richard Seroter the “Architect Extraordinaire”, publish a new book from Packt –...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 02/03/2011

Azure Capacity Assessment

Hanu Kommalapati, a very esteemed colleague and co-author on our book SOA with .NET and Windows...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 02/02/2011

Designing for Cloud-Optimized Architecture

I wanted to take the opportunity and talk about the cloud-optimized architecture, the implementation...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 01/23/2011

Run Java with GlassFish in Windows Azure

At PDC10 (Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference 2010), Microsoft has again provided...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 01/17/2011

Building Highly Scalable Java Applications on Windows Azure (JavaOne 2010)

JavaOne has always been one of my favorite technology conferences, and this year I had the privilege...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/30/2010

Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch Event

  Join a select group of developers for an event near you and get hands-on experience with...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 09/12/2010

International SOA & Cloud Symposium

International SOA & Cloud Symposium October 5-6 2010, Berliner Congress Center, Berlin Germany...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 08/20/2010

Microsoft Patterns & Practices Symposium 2010

The event to bring your customers to The Microsoft patterns & practices Symposium is the event...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 08/04/2010

Cloud Computing as a New Development Paradigm

A colleague pointed me to a blog post Cloud this, cloud that, which to me reflects the common...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 07/20/2010

Active Directory and BizTalk in the Cloud?

A colleague pointed me to an interesting blog post – Two products Microsoft should set free into...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 06/30/2010

Standardization in the Cloud – Necessity or Optional?

This is a widely discussed topic as well, along with many others. A recent panel discussion at...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 06/30/2010

SOA with .NET and Windows Azure

Yes that is a book and it is now available! http://soabooks.com/net...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 06/10/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event – Live Online Webcast

Too busy to attend the in-person events in various cities? Now you can watch the May 27th Seattle...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 05/27/2010

Free Training – Microsoft Web Camps in Mountain View on May 27 & 28, 2010

The Microsoft Web Team is excited to announce a new series of events called Microsoft Web Camps!...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 05/05/2010

Azure – the cool parts! A BizSpark Camp

Want to know what makes Azure different?  Learn how to deploy your own application to Azure in...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 05/01/2010

CloudPlay – Cloud Computing Event in Mountain View on April 29, 2010

CloudPlay April 29th, 2010 9am-7pm Special 20% Savings (Discount code: svcloud) Join us for...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 04/22/2010

Run Java with Jetty in Windows Azure

[Update 2011.01.17]NIO is no longer an issue in Windows Azure with SDK 1.3 (see post for more...

Author: David C. Chou Date: 03/21/2010

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