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Hadoop in Azure!

Didn’t think you could run Hadoop in Azure? Think again…...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 05/15/2011

AppFabric Caching now live!!!

I just got an email from David Makogon, claiming that his Azure portal had refreshed itself, and...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 04/28/2011

Troubleshooting Windows Azure Connect to On-Premises SQL Server

  I’ve heard a few instances of people having difficulty using WA Connect to reach their...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 03/21/2011

Azure Capacity Planning

  Here is an awesome post by Hanu Kommalapati about capacity planning, and it contains some...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 02/02/2011

Co-Administrator doesn’t see SQL Azure in portal

  A customer called me recently with an interesting question. he had set up a co-administrator...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 01/10/2011

Azure SDK 1.3 and Visual Studio Tool Released!

  Today the Azure team released SDK 1.3 and the updated tools for Visual Studio. I’m really...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 11/29/2010

30 Day Free Azure Accounts

  As my colleague Brian Loesgen points out in his blog, anyone can now get 30 day free Azure...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 11/24/2010

PDC 2010 Azure Announcements

  I was going to write up a summary myself, but this summary is so well done, I think I’ll just...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 11/18/2010

Azure ISV Discovery Events–Chicago and Dallas

  Recently, Rodney Sloan and I conducted events for ISV’s to learn more about Azure and...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 11/11/2010

New Role, more updates

OK, finally, I have some time to blog again. This year has been amazing so far. I was selected as...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 11/11/2010

Where have I been?

Excellent question… I have been working out-of-state with a client, architecting a portal...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 01/27/2010

Windows 7 RTM

Yes, I installed it the first day it was available. Easiest OS install of my life! Now that I have...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 08/12/2009

Triathlon training

So, I’ve been training for the Lake Geneva triathlon on 9/13 in Lake Geneva, WI. I’m a decent rider,...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 07/08/2009

Back home (for now)

OK, so I just finished an 8 week engagement in Hartford, CT, working with an insurance company on...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 07/08/2009

Azure SDK/Visual Studio Tools update

Anyone start playing with Windows Azure yet? There’s a new release of the SDK and tools available...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 03/19/2009

Facebook content rights

I just saw on TV that the new legal agreement on Facebook states that they own all the content you...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 02/17/2009

TechReady 8

Technorati Tags: Azure,WCF,REST,ASP.NET MVC So, I’ve been holed up in my cube for 70+ hours/week...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 02/11/2009

Windows Live Writer

Just hooked up Windows Live writer to this blog. This is WAY cool… Now, since it will be easier to...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 02/11/2009

Why I'm mad at Verizon...

I have been happily using my Verizon XV6800 for about 6 months now. I have to say Live Search is one...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 09/10/2008

Need VSTS/TFS Help? How Do I...?

I can't tell you how many times I've searched for information about how to do something, only to...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 06/10/2008

How NOT to get out of traveling

At the end of April, I tore my Achillles tendon. I had surgery the next week, and have been in a...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 06/03/2008

AJAX PageMethods, JSON Serialization, and a little bit of LINQ databinding

I’ve put together a small demo on using PageMethods to bring data from the server to the client. I’m...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 03/22/2008

Who am I, and why do you care?

My name is Tony Guidici. I am a Consultant in the Midwest District for Microsoft Consulting...

Author: TonyGGGG Date: 03/18/2008