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Azure Service Fabric Cluster Behind A Firewall

Hosting a Service Fabric cluster on Azure for internet hosted clients requires it to be deployed...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/07/2015

Azure Service Fabric Sessions at Ignite 2015

Some useful Azure Service Fabric sessions: Building Resilient, Scalable Services with Microsoft...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/11/2015

C# Tool to Simulate IOT Sensor Telemetry for OpenTSDB

tsdbwriter is a simple .NET solution that writes a single metric (e.g. LivingRoom.Temperature,...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/21/2015

TypeC - Why?

I didn't expect such a strong reaction and hence wanted to offer clarification; I was looking for a...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/02/2015

TypeC - A Simple .NET Dependency Injection / IoC Container

TypeC is a simple .NET type container for resolving interfaces/abstract base classes to their...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/28/2015

Building Mission Critical Systems using Cloud Platform Services

Overview Mission critical systems will often have higher SLA requirements than those offered by the...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/19/2014

Microsoft Azure VNET-to-VNET Connectivity Timesaver

If you are setting up VNET-to-VNET connectivity between two virtual networks using...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/24/2014

Building Reliable Cloud Systems on Microsoft Azure

Sometimes mission critical systems may have higher SLA requirements than those offered by the cloud...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/14/2014

Setting up Debugging Environment for ASP.NET Katana and Windows Azure Active Directory

The process described in this post was tested on 01/13/2013 using Katana 2.0.2, Visual Studio 2013...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/20/2014

Clearing Stored Credentials in Windows 8.1 using PasswordVault

If you ever have to test Windows Store applications with multiple OAuth providers interactively, you...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/19/2014

Preparing Oracle Linux VHD for Windows Azure Cloud

At the time of this writing (December, 2013) Windows Azure supported Linux distributions from...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/11/2013

Which Windows Azure Cloud Architecture? PaaS or IaaS ?

Overview Those who have been associated with cloud computing for some time knows how to select a...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/03/2013

Generating SSH keys for Linux on Windows Azure –updated

This is a modification to the post I did a while ago:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 10/29/2013

Data Binding in Windows 8 compared to Android

In data driven apps, developer has to write a lot of boiler plate code to bridge the impedance...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/29/2013

Enabling USB Debugging for Nexus 7 on Windows 8

While preparing for my BUILD talk that introduces Windows 8 to Android developers, I went to the...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/24/2013

Introducing Windows 8 for Android Developers - Part 2

Part 1 covered a few fundamental aspects of Android and Windows 8 development from the perspective...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/18/2013

Introducing Windows 8 for Android Developers–Part 1

Introduction This two-part series (Part 1 & Part 2) is aimed at the Android developers who are...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/18/2013

Windows Azure’s Flat Network Storage to Enable Higher Scalability Targets

Brad Calder, a Distinguished Engineer at Microsoft,  recently blogged about higher scalability...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/04/2012

Setup SharePoint Farm on Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Many of you may be thinking of deploying SharePoint farms on Windows Azure Virtual Machines… here...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/21/2012

Managing Your Windows Azure Services from OS X, Linux, or Windows Using the Command Line Interface (CLI)

A colleague of mine, Aaron Stannard,  posted an excellent article on managing Windows Azure...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/08/2012

Generating SSH key pair for Linux VM deployment on Windows Azure

Linux deployment on Windows Azure requires PEM or DER encoded x509 public key at the provisioning...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/07/2012

Sign-up Process for Azure Virtual Machines Preview

Here is the process for signing up to the Azure Virtual Machines feature: Step 1: Log into the...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/07/2012

Windows Azure Virtual Machines and other Capabilities Announced!

Bill Laing, Corp VP, Server and Tools Business announced today about the availability of Windows...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/07/2012

Top Benefits of Running Node.js on Windows Azure

Introduction This post is inspired by Tomasz’s Hosting Node Applications on IIS write up that...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/04/2012

3rd Party ISV Tools for Windows Azure Application Monitoring and Load Testing

Here are a list of products, in no particular order, which will help improve the quality of end user...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/11/2012

Service Bus demo from Brian Loesgen

A colleague of mine Brian had put together this nice Azure Service Bus demo:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/05/2012

Getting Started with SQL Azure

My colleague Peter put together the following list of useful SQL Azure resources:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/28/2012

$3,700 worth of Windows Azure Compute and Database Resources for MSDN Subscribers

  MSDN subscribers get to try Windows Azure through this free offer:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/28/2012

ECM / CMS Systems on Windows Azure

Here is a list of CMS systems that are available on Windows Azure from various ISVs: Ektron CMS for...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/28/2012

Windows Azure Social Gaming resources

Just come across the following resources and thought these might be useful for others as well:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/27/2011

Microsoft Cloud/Azure Security Resources

  Technical Overview of the Security Features in the Windows Azure Platform:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/27/2011

7 Career Mistakes IT Professionals Make

This is a nice reminder to me as well and thought it might be useful to you as well:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/26/2011

Microsoft System Sweeper

When network administrators shutdown your internet access due to a bot or rootkit infection and...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/02/2011

Windows 8 to be showcased at the BUILD event–Sept 13th to 16th (Anaheim, CA)

Microsoft press release is located here:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/02/2011

Azure Throughput Analyzer from Microsoft Research

Just come across this tool from Microsoft research:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/24/2011

Few interesting TechEd 2011 Sessions for On-Demand Viewing

  Keynote Tech·Ed North America 2011 Keynote Address Don't miss the opportunity to hear from...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/20/2011

10 Reasons Why Architects and Developers Should Care about Cloud Computing

Benefits of cloud computing are often outlined at a great detail as understood by business leaders...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/11/2011

Windows Phone 7 vNext “Mango” Announcements at MIX 11

Joe Belfiore announced the Mango features including the following at MIX 11 : IE9 support leverages...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/13/2011

Windows Azure Traffic Manager (WATM) CTP announced at MIX 11

Microsoft just announced Windows Azure Traffic Manager CTP (Community Technology Preview) during the...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/12/2011

Windows Azure CDN for IIS Smooth Streaming

At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference today, Microsoft announced IIS Smooth...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/12/2011

Cloud Deployment Experience from Microsoft IT

My colleague Bart Robertson has posted a nice blog about his deployment experiences on Window Azure...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 04/06/2011

Microsoft Product Training Courses all at one Location

Finally we have a landing page on MSDN from which you can access all self-paced Microsoft training...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/16/2011

IE9 Global Release

IE9 was available for download globally at www.BeautyOfTheWeb.com at 9PM PST today. The following...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/14/2011

Windows Azure Migration Assessment Tool (MAT)

  I was impressed with the MAT tool that encapsulates all the information one has to be aware...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/05/2011

Designing for Cloud-Optimized Architecture by David Chou

A colleague of mine David Chou, who I have great respect for, has written an excellent blog post on...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/02/2011

Windows Azure Capacity Assessment

Windows Azure being a Platform as a Service (PaaS), abstracts away the OS, storage, networking and...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/01/2011

Windows Azure Storage Pricing

When I wrote Windows Azure Platform for Enterprises in MSDN magazine in February 2010, the Azure...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/16/2011

Learn About Cloud Computing Online and Off

Our audience team is spinning up our next round of Windows Azure Boot Camps. If you aren't familiar...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/03/2010

Sync Framework 4.0 CTP now supports clients like iPhone, Android, Windows Phone 7 and Silverlight

  Previously Sync Framework required  a Windows  machine with Sync runtime installed...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/02/2010

Windows Azure PDC 2010 Announcements

Windows Azure PDC Announcements Here is a list of PDC announcements (excluding AppFabric) made by...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 10/28/2010

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