Back in December (2011), Microsoft released the Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI Labs. This is a sort of CTP with labs.
It’s built on top of AppFabric Service Bus, but seems to contain much more than raw messaging.
According to the MSDN documentation, it seems that a lot of BizTalk concepts were re-used. For instance, look at a...
As other news about Azure spring 2012 roadmap are getting public, I am now at liberty of discussing them.
Here are the highlights:
- As I discussed in a previous blog, Windows Azure will support Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), i.e. stateful VM roles.
- %99.9 availability for single instances ; this is interesting since so...
You can read my latest blog post on CGI’s blog here.
Continuing with Platform as a Service (PaaS), I talk about the specific strengths of PaaS (vs IaaS) and the types of scenarios it enables.
As I wrote in my last blog, VM roles aren’t an IaaS offering.
The good news is that IaaS really is coming to Windows Azure.
I got the news during a Microsoft training and was under Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), but… the news got public, so let’s talk about it.
Microsoft should release (soon in CTP?) an IaaS offering. ...
Back in October 2010 I wrote about the PDC 2010 that the VM Role was bringing IaaS in the Windows Azure offering.
Well, I was wrong: VM role isn’t IaaS at all.
VM roles VMs are stateless as Web & Worker roles are.
This means you provide a .vhd to Azure ; when the VM gets instantiated, the...