Azure Top 40 (Audio) (curated by Bill Wilder)

 
The "Azure Top 40" feed is a collection of podcast episodes of value to developers and architects interested in Windows Azure, Microsoft's Cloud Computing platform. Cloud Cover episodes are not included since anyone interested in the Azure Top 40 should also be watching/listening to all Cloud Cover
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David Aiken is a Technical Evangelist for Windows Azure. David is responsible for: · Bid Now Sample at http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/BidNowSample. · Windows Azure Platform training kit and Channel 9 learning course. · Windows Azure MMC · Windows Azure Table...
Bill Wilder wrote: David Aiken explains the value proposition for the Azure cloud through some example scenarios in the form of patterns. These Azure Architecture Patterns are also good patterns for other cloud platforms such as Amazon and Google.
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59 minutes [English]

In this episode, the one and only Windows Azure Tactical Strategist, Steve Marx, joins Dmitry and Peter to give us an update on the Windows Azure platform. Steve talks about common real world Windows Azure use patterns, including storage and compute instance configurations. Steve uses some...
Bill Wilder wrote: Steve Marx shares many insights on Azure and how it is being adopted in the real world. A good listen with some otherwise hard-to-find snippets.
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Microsoft's Application Server is out and it's called AppFabric. Scott chats with Karandeep Anand from the Distributed Application Server group at Microsoft about Windows Server AppFabric. It's released and it's part of Windows itself. How does it relate to Azure? What's included, and where's...
Bill Wilder wrote: Good discussion to clarify what AppFabric is in both Azure and on-premise Windows Server worlds. Hint: they are not the same! Show notes here: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/HanselminutesPodcast219DemystifyingMicrosoftsApplicationServerWindowsServerAppFabricWithKarandeepAnand.aspx
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In this episode, we chat with Microsoft Technology Evangelist, Wade Wegner. Wade fills us in on the Windows Azure AppFabric, oAuth, claims-based authentication and the AppFabric Service Bus. Show Notes Wade's Blog Wade on Twitter Windows Azure AppFabric AppFabric Developer Portal ...
Bill Wilder wrote: Another good discussion of an oft-confused part of Azure. Be sure to check out all the links in the show notes: http://thirstydeveloper.com/2010/06/02/TheThirstyDeveloper94WindowsAzureAppFabricWithWadeWegner.aspx
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Windows Azure uses a large, homogeneous, shared-hardware computing base to host a diverse collection of customer applications that are exposed to users from the Internet. And it's all built on top of Windows. How could that possibly be secure? In this installment of the Security Talk webcast series,...
Bill Wilder wrote: (Other formats available at web site) Excellent overview of some decisions made by Azure security team. Of general interest, as it touches on more than just security. The presenter is Charlie Kaufman, Principal Architect, Microsoft Corporation, and security architect for Windows Azure. Previously, he was a member of the Windows Core Architecture group, designing security enhancements for Windows in the areas of authentication, authorization, integrity protection, network security, system management, and user interfaces. Charlie is the coauthor of the book Network Security: Private Communication in a Public World (Prentice Hall, 2002). He served on the National Academy of Sciences expert panel whose members wrote the book Trust in Cyberspace (National Academies Press, 1999). He has contributed to a number of Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) standards efforts, including IPSec and S/MIME, and served as a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB). He was previously a Distinguished Engineer at IBM, where he was chief security architect for Lotus Notes and Domino. Charlie holds more than 40 patents in the fields of computer security and computer networking.
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Sriram Krishnan, a member of the Windows Azure team, walks through some of the challenges in hosting Ruby on Rails in the Windows Azure Cloud - and discovers it isn't hard! Along the way there are nuggets of useful and interesting information about Azure that should appeal to any cloud technologist...
Bill Wilder wrote: Sriram is an entertaining speaker, and this talk is no exception. I especially like his analogy with the transition from the acoustic to electric guitar which he uses to frame the cloud phenomenon at the beginning of his talk, that returns to it to wrap it up. Listening to this talk will help fill out one's understanding of the broad and deep Azure.
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Carl and Richard talk to Udi Dahan about Command-Query Responsibility Segregation (CQRS). CQRS is an enterprise application pattern derived from the DDD movement, where responsibility for data integrity and consistency lies soley in the application itself. The conversation digs deeply into using...
Bill Wilder wrote: Udi Dahan talks about a really interesting design pattern - CQRS- that has implications for UI design, architecture, and business engagement. While not specific to any Azure technology, it is something cloud architects ought to be thinking about.
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43 minutes [English]

Carl and Richard talk to Cory Fowler about running PHP on Azure. Cory digs into the challenges of getting PHP up and running in Azure, especially the evil popup dialog box. Cory also points out the Microsoft Web Platform Installer Command Line edition that allows you to install anything from the...
Bill Wilder wrote: Cory is a true expert on Windows Azure and this is a great opportunity to hear his insights on running PHP, plus related topics.

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