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Microsoft’s cloud leadership per Gartner

Our company has done such a reset towards cloud computing in the last five years that the IT...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 10/27/2010

Setting up Sharepoint 2010 Development Environment on Windows 7

Technorati Tags: Sharepoint 2010,Development Environment,Windows 7 I was trying to set up a...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/18/2010

You asked for private cloud; we have it for you - Windows Azure Platform Appliance!

At WPC 2010, Microsoft announced a Windows Azure based private cloud for enterprises:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/12/2010

Free eBook on Windows Azure development

Just come across this great resource from Windows Azure blog:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/07/2010

Windows Azure is the top performer this week

Windows Azure is the top performer this week at http://www.CloudSleuth.net. Per their web site, they...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/05/2010

IE Reverses Trend – whew!

IE finally reversed trend per Net Applicaitons at the expense of FireFox. IE share now climbed from...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/02/2010

Continental Airlines IE8 Web Slices

If you are a frequent traveler, it is nice to know the deals what your favorite airline is offering...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/01/2010

Our book SOA with .NET and Windows Azure is now available!

I am one of the many coauthors of this wonderful book (I think ;) that takes a fundamental approach...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/09/2010

Windows Azure, SQL Azure and Windows Phone 7 at TechEd 2010

Here is the summary of the announcements made at TechEd 2010: SQL Azure 50 GB database option will...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/09/2010

Tribune Transforms Business for Heightened Relevance by Embracing Cloud Computing (Windows Azure)

Tribune’s adoption of Windows Azure is a great example of how IT can transform business and become a...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 06/07/2010

ISHIR moves their on-premise solution to Windows Azure cloud with minimal investment

Technorati Tags: Windows Azure,ISHIR,SQL Azure,Windows Azure Storage One of the Microsoft partners...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/28/2010

Silverlight 4 platform for rich applications inside or outside the web browser!

Tim has couple posts that lists the features of Silverlight 4 comprehensively: Read this first to...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/06/2010

Nice write up from Information Week on Microsoft Cloud Computing (Azure)

I just come across this and wanted to share it : http://bit.ly/cj9GIZ. -Hanu

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 05/03/2010

Restaurant Chain Outback Steakhouse Boosts Guest Loyalty with Social Networking and Cloud Computing

I just come across this Outback case study which demonstrates the typical use of cloud computing...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/20/2010

Windows Phone 7 Series developer story unveiled!

Scott Guthrie today unveiled the much anticipated Windows Phone 7 developer story at MIX10...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/15/2010

SharePoint 2010 & Office 2010 Launch date announced

Microsoft recently announced the launch date for SharePoint 2010 & Office 2010 as May 12th,...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/08/2010

Windows Azure Tools from 3rd parties

I come across the following tools and thought it might be helpful to post them here: ClumsyLeaf.com...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 03/07/2010

New Web Application Toolkits

Microsoft is launching three new Web Application Toolkits: a. Calendars 1.0 b. Bing Maps 1.0 c....

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/21/2010

Awesome is the word for Windows Phone 7!

Steve Ballmer and Joe Belfiore @ Mobile World Congress:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/21/2010

Nice post about Silverlight 4 features by Tim Heuer

Here is a nice blog post I come across from colleague of mine Tim Heuer on Silverlight 4 feature...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/09/2010

Couple of Azure Storage tools

Cloud Explorer: http://clumsyleaf.com/products/cloudxplorer Cloud Storage Studio:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/06/2010

Check out my Windows Azure article in MSDN Magazine

Windows Azure Platform for Enterprises: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/ee309870.aspx Excel...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 02/06/2010

How to change Windows Azure default quota settings?

When an Azure account (or subscription) is set up, the following default quota limits are applied...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/27/2010

Windows Azure Resources

Here is a list of Windows Azure resources I come across helpful in getting started on Microsoft...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/22/2010

Check my colleague's description of Betty Crocker Kitchen Assistant on Windows 7

General Mills and Microsoft have worked together to make the Betty Crocker Kitchen Assistant, a new...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/15/2010

Here are a few links for downloading VS 2010 training kit and the relevant content to get you...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/12/2010

Watch Alicia Keys on Silverlight this Thursday!

For details please read my colleague's blog at:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 01/06/2010

Walmart.com IE8 Search Provider being promoted on ieaddons.com

Technorati Tags: Internet Explorer,Walmart.com,IE8,Search Provider,Internet Explorer 8 IE8 search...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/18/2009

Jon Box talked about IE8 on "deep fried Bytes" show

A colleague of mine Jon Box talked about the interesting aspects of IE8 that can be leveraged by web...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 12/05/2009

Windows Azure case studies launched at PDC 2009

Microsoft announced the production version of Windows Azure today at PDC 2009 in Los Angeles....

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Windows Azure now supports various OS image types

Azure Capability Price Remarks Compute (server usage) Small - $0.12 /instance-hourMedium -...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Dominos Azure eCommerce application blogged by Jon Box

The Dominos system announced at pdc09 uses TomCat on Azure:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

iStore is creating a Windows Azure based Digital Oilfield solution - PetroTrek Online

iStore (The Information Store) is developing the petroleum industry's first public cloud offering on...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 11/17/2009

Cost Oriented Architecture of Cloud Applications

As I was speaking to a group of customers few days ago, one question kept coming back - the impact...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 10/28/2009

Silverlight ad publishing resources

Just come across a couple of nice resources for the creation and publishing of ads on Silverlight...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/25/2009

Advertising terminology on the Internet

Just found a great resource while doing a bit of research on the advertising terminology:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/23/2009

Windows Azure product team blogs

Here are the official Microsoft product team blogs for Windows Azure: Window Azure:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

Windows Azure Management API and .NET Services Update

Couple of new announcement from the Windows Azure team: Windows Azure Management API:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

Windows 7 legacy scanner support by VueScan

If you have an old scanner you can't let go, I recently come across this application VueScan that...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/19/2009

How to do Silverlight push notifications?

Here is a nice blog post on Silverlight PolingHttpPushBinding usage:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/17/2009

Video card testing tools

I was on the phone with tech support for a laptop display issue and they pointed me to a nice set of...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/13/2009

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Web Slice, Accelerator, Search Provider resources

I constantly receive questions about IE8 resources and thought that it is useful to aggregate them...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 09/02/2009

JDBC Driver for SQL Server 2008

I was researching on the availability of JDBC driver for SQL Server 2008 and found the following...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 08/20/2009

SQL Azure CTP announced

SQL Azure Community Technology Preview (CTP) was announced on 8/18/2009; SQL Azure is a database in...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 08/20/2009

National Instruments (NI) showcased their Silverlight based instrumentation tools today!

Austin based National Instruments showcased their Silverlight based programming tools this morning....

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 08/05/2009

Azure pricing explained!

  Azure Capability Price Remarks Compute (server usage) $0.12 /instance-hour Compute charge is...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 08/03/2009

List of Silverlight 3 case studies published recently!

Hi, I was recently looking for the latest Silverlight 3 case studies and one of my favorite...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/30/2009

Silverlight Version Compatibility

Considering Silverlight being in its 3rd rev, end users often come across scenarios where a web...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/27/2009

Nice articles on ad network fundamentals

I just came across the following nice set of articles on ad networks:...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/26/2009

National Instruments is using Silverlight to create tools for scientists and engineers

I had the pleasure of working with the brightest of National Instruments on a Silverlight project...

Author: hanuk_MSFT Date: 07/13/2009

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