Azure Samurai Eric Golpe

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Walkthrough of Deleting an Azure AD Tenant

  Hi All, This is a quick walkthrough of deleting an Azure AD Tenant.  There are usually...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/30/2015

Comparing Linux/Unix and Windows Performance Counters on Microsoft Azure

  Wow… has it really been over two years since I wrote a blog post? Nobody out there is...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 03/18/2015

Our Windows Azure Customer Advisory Team (CAT) is always keen on getting more guidance out to the...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 05/20/2013

Windows Azure Mobile Services & Windows 8

The new Windows Azure Mobile Services series helps people get started with each of the Mobile...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/04/2013

Windows Azure PaaS – Role instance health and load balancer requests.

There is a very common question I get asked on a regular basis, and that is “How does Windows Azure...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/14/2012

Azure PowerShell Tip

Many tutorials or operations call for the use of Windows Azure PowerShell cmdlets. Assuming you have...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 11/29/2012

Dogfood: The joys of eating healthy, and the joys of Windows Azure

Been quite awhile since I blogged.  I’ve been inundated with Microsoft work, having spent the...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 08/05/2012

Now Available: Windows Azure June 2012 Training Kit

The Windows Azure Training Kit June 2012 Update is now available. The June 2012 update includes 42...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 06/19/2012

New Windows Azure IaaS Features - Resources

Digital Chalk Talk Videos – detailed technical overviews of the new Windows Azure services and...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 06/15/2012

Win 8 Consumer Preview and Paint Shop Pro X4

OK, so anyone who knows me very well knows I'm a big fan of Paint Shop Pro. I'm not a huge Photoshop...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 05/11/2012

The easy way of collecting Security Logs from your Windows Azure Roles.

One common customer request that comes in is that they would like to collect the Security Event Logs...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/30/2012

Learn Windows Azure LIVE Online Next Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Join us LIVE from the Microsoft Redmond Campus next Tuesday, December 13, 2011 for “Learn Windows...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/08/2011

Deploying VM Roles with Affinity Groups (and the pain of VMRole development)

Quick tip: When setting up your Windows Azure Hosted Services, if your planning on using VMRole...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 09/30/2011

New Azure Powershell Cmdlets now available.

Microsoft released a new version of the Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets out on CodePlex....

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 09/16/2011

Sync Framework Toolkit now Open Source!

I got a note today from Rob Tiffany, another one of our brilliant Microsoft Architects. (I saw...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 09/12/2011

Happy Birthday Win95 and XP!

· 16 years ago today, Windows 95 (codename “Chicago”) was launched to the world. o Windows 95...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 08/24/2011

Vote today for the Imagine Cup People’s Choice Award

The Microsoft Imagine Cup brings together students from all over the world and asks them to use...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 06/21/2011

Meet Windows Phone v.Next (aka "Mango")

You can upgrade to a Windows Phone now and update it for free when the next release of Windows...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 05/24/2011

Cybercriminals Using Marketing-Like Approaches to Target Consumers

The Security Intelligence Report (SIR) is an investigation of the current threat landscape. It...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 05/15/2011

Windows Azure Training Kit - April 2011 Update Available!

It's been awhile since I have been blogging... Mostly this has been due to extensive travel and...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/19/2011

Safer Internet Day 2011

Today is international Safer Internet Day (SID), an annual event dedicated to promoting responsible...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 02/08/2011

Windows Azure - Date/Time and Locale

Happy Holidays! Well, my vacation time is quickly coming to an end, and soon it will be the New...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/29/2010

Windows Azure Training Kit - December 2010

Today we have released an updated version of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit & Courses...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/15/2010

For many of you using Windows Azure, you may have noticed there is no good way to get from the new...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/14/2010

Windows Azure Bootcamps, coming to a city near you.

Don't forget to get the newest SDK, packed with features, out at:...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/02/2010

Windows Azure - Feature Packed Cloud Power

Working as a lead on the Windows Azure Testing & Adoption Program team over the last two years...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 11/12/2010

Windows Azure Platform MSDN Offer Extension

Microsoft is extending the availability of the current Windows Azure Platform MSDN offer through...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 10/26/2010

NEW Cloud Computing & Windows Azure Learning “Snacks”

“What is Cloud Computing?” “How do I get started on the Azure platform?”...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 09/01/2010

Caching ASP.NET Content and Leveraging VM Local Storage with Windows Azure

Very recently I had a customer who approached me with a concern, and their problem resembles some...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 07/23/2010

Initial Windows Azure Benefits Doubled for MSDN Subscribers

I just found out today that effective immediately, MSDN subscribers at the Premium, Ultimate, and...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 07/22/2010

HCL Technologies is “All-IN”

Technology firm HCL Technologies, offers an on-premises software application, manageCarbon that...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 07/08/2010

Windows Azure Security 101

I get a bunch of security-related questions daily specifically targeted toward Windows Azure...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 06/25/2010

Microsoft SQL Azure FAQ Available

  Microsoft SQL Azure provides cloud-based relational database functionality as a utility...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 05/11/2010

Microsoft Office 2010 Available to MSDN Subscribers

As of 9 AM Redmond Time today, 14 language versions of the following products are now available to...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/22/2010

Microsoft Enterprise Library 5.0 Released

Microsoft Enterprise Library is a popular collection of reusable software components (called...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/21/2010

Learn Silverlight 4 with this free new Silverlight 4 Training Kit

John Papa, from our Developer & Partner Evangelism team, just informed me that Microsoft has...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/20/2010

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 released!

Setting another company milestone, we announced today the availability and RTM of VisualStudio 2010,...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 04/12/2010

Windows Azure Facebook Accelerator

One of the exciting announcements last week at sxsw was the release of the Facebook Azure Toolkit...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 03/19/2010

Visual Studio 2010 Preorder Savings / AppFabric Commercial Availability

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional will launch on April 12 but you can beat the rush and...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 03/11/2010

Windows Azure PowerShell Cmdlets

 Nothing make my work more fun than PowerShell Cmdlets, that let me script all sorts of goo...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 02/19/2010

Billing + Windows Azure

My coworker, Patrick Butler Monterde, has posted a really good overview of the Windows Azure billing...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 02/10/2010

Another Big Week Coming. :)

Windows Azure: CTP Participant Reminder All Windows Azure Community Technology Preview (CTP)...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/29/2010

Visual Studio 2010 :: Free Learning Resources

Just Published: Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance The Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/13/2010

Redirect: Using Windows Azure to stream videos from Azure Blob storage.

Thanks to RemyP, for pointing out some great posts on how to get started using Windows Azure to host...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/12/2010

Using the December Windows Azure Platform Training Kit with Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

You may have downloaded the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit, and if not, you should check it...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/11/2010

Great new resources for Azure architects, developers and engineers.

Here are some recently released resources now available for individuals who enjoy Windows Azure as...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/09/2010

Step-By-Step Windows Azure Signup for MSDN Subscribers

By now you should know that yesterday we went live with the Commercial Availability and release of...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 01/05/2010

Windows Azure for MSDN Premium Subscribers & BizSpark Members

Starting January 4th, MSDN Premium subscribers and BizSpark members in 21 countries can sign up for...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 12/19/2009

Cool Developer Portal changes and Windows Azure CDN details!!!

Our changes for the Azure Development Portal have gone live.. this will be supporting our commercial...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 11/05/2009

.NET Services November CTP Released

The November CTP of Microsoft .NET Services has released today, and you can get it from...

Author: Eric Golpe Date: 11/05/2009

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