#Azure Action - Weekly Newsletter - 20th May 2011
|Local Overview :|
Japaense Nuclear monitoring site from Azure Technical Specialist Haruo Shibuya
|Readiness & Resources:|
|Windows Azure:||Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows Phone 7 v1.2|
|SQL Azure:||SQL Azure May 2011 Update|
|AppFabric:||ACS Sample Code & CmdLets Adding a Custom OpenID Provider to ACS. with JUST ONE LINE of PowerShell Code|
|Watch:||Building Scalable Database Solutions Using Microsoft SQL Azure Database Federations|
|Tools:||Cloud Computing: Quest Software Released Tools for Microsoft Azure|
I registered for the free Microsoft REMIX keynote. You should too here. Here the finalists of the Windows Azure My Concept Rules!
Tim Buntel presents at:
Well worth checking out RHoK #3 Fri, 06/03/2011 - Sun, 06/05/2011
TechEd (US) Windows Azure sessions available here
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What happens when you VIP Swap on existing production instance?
A VIP swap enables you to swap the staging and production deployments. If you in production and have no staging you cannot VIP swap
Both deployments remain online during the swap process
Windows Azure will stop and upgrade the services contained in each upgrade domain, so if you have distributed your roles in several upgrade domains your service will be responsive in a upgrade process.
|Q:||Can you use SSIS to extract data from Windows Azure Diagnostic Table storage?|
Yes but Diagnostic Tools may be better than using SSIS and generating a report.
There are some old articles on SSIS or you could use some storage to extract data first
Example tools include