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New Book – Microsoft Azure Essentials

In early February, Microsoft Press released a free new eBook entitled Fundamentals of Azure: Microsoft Azure Essentials. This is a book I, along with Azure MVP Robin Shahan spent several months on in late 2014. To see if finally be published is

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Determine the RDP User for Web/Worker Role

Note: This post is cross-post with http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cloud_solution_architect. It is widely known that it is possible to add Remote Desktop (RDP) to a Cloud Service (web/worker role). Adding RDP is often done as a support mechanism – enabling the desire to see

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Speaking at VS Live! Las Vegas

I’ll be speaking at Visual Studio Live!, March 16-20 in Las Vegas. Surrounded by your fellow industry professionals, Visual Studio Live! provides you with immediately usable training and education that will keep you relevant in the workforce. I’ll be presenting

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2014 Blog in Review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 27,000 times in 2014. If it were a

Posted in Windows Azure

‘Tis the Season . . . for Change

For the past 19 months I have served as a Principal Cloud Architect with Aditi Technologies. Today that journey comes to an end. I have had the opportunity to work with some truly amazing, crazy-smart people at Aditi. I have

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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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