What are the Types of Cost – Azure Cloud

When an Application is running on Cloud it involves some cost apart from getting an Cloud Account. Here some of them : 1. Items commissioned for you: Example of this include any VMs commissioned for your applications. You will pay irrespective of whether anybody is using your applications or not. So let's say if you host a website in just 1 Extra Small VM for one month, you will pay $0.05 (Cost / Hour) * 720 (Hours in a month) = $36.00. If you deploy your application in 2 VMs (or "you have 2...

Windows Azure Table Storage vs. Windows SQL Azure

Table Storage and SQL Azure Defined First, allow me to backup and set the stage a little for this discussion.  SQL Azure is essentially SQL Server in the Microsoft cloud computing environment known as Azure.  That is not quite true in that SQL Azure currently has a number of limitations and unsupported features that SQL Server 2008 has (here is a starter list of limitations:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee336245.aspx).  I like to say that SQL Azure is either SQL Server...

Migrating to Azure Cloud – Review

As our Business grows bigger and bigger it becomes an additional Overhead to manage the Hardware and Software Application. If you want to get rid of this to an extent its the time to join in the Buzzing of Migration to Cloud. Here some checklist before Migrating to Azure Cloud : 1.Identify the Purpose of Migration. Are you looking for Storage to store your documents, images and other files to have a better place on the cloud? OR you looking to just use the compute to processing...

Android + Tablet = Digital World Renewed

Android's latest version "Honeycomb" is tailored for the new generation of tablet-sized computers. Recently in an event organized by Google at its headquarters  "Mountain View, CA, United States" , it demonstrated the software features of the latest Android 3.0 HoneyComb. The key features include: New, slick looking homescreen widgets, emphasised by Google and touted as a “developer platform in itself”. An overhauled notification system. If you’re a fandroid, you’ll no doubt ...

Cloud Computing : Short Definition

What do you going to reply when someone asks about Cloud Computing ? Here some notes to respond them quickly. Reply Level 1 : Remember the Letter (OSSM - Read it Awesome) O : On Demand S : Scalable S : Self – Service M : Measurable Reply Level 2 : Cloud computing is a model for enabling ubiquitous, convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned...

Windows Azure & How to Deploy Wordress

Microsoft Cloud Service Windows Azure is not Just meant for Microsoft Platform and Technologist like .Net , ASP.Net etc. It can able to extend to other Languages too like PHP Java etc. Here some of the Articles explain how to deploy a PHP Based WordPress Application to Windows Azure   http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jimoneil/archive/2010/09/19/windows-azure-companion-php-and-wordpress-in-azure.aspx Slide :...