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Azure Worker Role Changes in SDK 2.4

It’s been quite a while since we’ve seen any significant (ok, really any) changes in the boilerplate template code Visual Studio generates for Azure Cloud Services (web or worker roles). For as long as I can remember, the code has

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Azure MVP Award

It is no secret that I do a lot of work with Microsoft Azure, both professionally and personally. I’ve been involved in the platform in some manner since I first saw it at PDC08. I truly enjoy sharing my experiences

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CloudDevelop 2014 – Loaded with Cloud Experts

It’s hard to believe that as I write this, CloudDevelop is only 16 days away! Myself and the other organizers have been working on the 2014 edition of CloudDevelop for the last year – pretty much right after CloudDevelop 2013

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DevLink 2014 Presentations

Last week I had the privilege to speak at DevLink in Chattanooga, TN.  I had a great time!  It was fun to present.  I was also was able to attend some great sessions.  DevLink is always a top notch event to

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Azure Website & Managed Cache Service

If you’re working with an Azure Website and trying to use the Azure Managed Cache Service, you really need to be on either the Basic or Standard tier for the Azure Website.  Apparently the Azure Managed Cache Service is not

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Creating a Custom SQL Server VM Image in Azure

Recently I had the opportunity to work on a project were I needed to create a custom SQL Server image for use with Azure VMs.  The process was a little more challenging than I initially anticipated.  I think this is mostly

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CloudDevelop Call for Speakers

I’m one of the founders/organizers for a cloud computing conference called CloudDevelop. This year (on October 17th) will mark the third year for CloudDevelop. The goal for CloudDevelop is to bring together the best cloud computing minds in the Midwest to share

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