I’ve learned something new this morning while doing a proof-of-concept around WCF REST services.
I did a little WPF demo app both hosting and consuming web services. I was trying to handle faults properly, using fault contracts. I had experience with SOAP-based WCF web services, so I went the motions, starting by creating a fault contract:
This is part of a series of blogs. See the preceding blog entries:
- Departmental Application Migration to Azure – Part 1
- Departmental Application Migration to Azure – Part 2 – ADFS Installation
For me, authentication is the major challenge for this proof of concept. The migration of our tiny database, the web application that...
I finally read an official note from the BPOS team about a bunch of features I was looking for in BPOS, especially for SharePoint. Mainly:
- Federated Identity!
- SharePoint 2010 Online
- Extranet access for SharePoint online
There are no date mentioned, but BPOS usually deploys new version quarterly.
As I mentioned in...
I’ve been looking at the BPOS offering for my company. Since the documentation is quite spread-out on the web, I though a blog post about my findings would be useful.
First thing, let’s clear out the terminology. As it is sometimes the case with Microsoft products, it’s not a simple thing.
Microsoft Online is MS offering for Cloud Services. ...
I’ve been working some more on some detailed design of the Azure Pub-Sub CodePlex project. This project aims at creating a pub-sub messaging infrastructure running on Windows Azure & using Azure Storage.
Azure storage doesn’t support ACID transactions in general. Each operation is a transaction within a given partition, but you can’t span a transaction on many operations. Now...