Tag Archives: Azure

SQL Azure – Keeping up with a Moving Target

Moving your data to the (public) cloud necessarily involves relinquishing some control over the setup and maintenance of the environment in which your data is hosted. Cloud-based hosting services such as Microsoft Azure are effectively just scalable shared hosting providers. … Continue reading

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Spatial Applications in Windows Azure Redux (including Denali)

Several other people have already written on the subject of writing an Azure application that makes use of the SQL Server spatial datatypes. See, for example, Johannes Kebeck’s or Rex Hansen’s articles. However, having tried to answer a question on … Continue reading

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Cloud Hack

I spent a very enjoyable day yesterday in London at The Cloud Hack – a one day coding fest in which developers were invited to combine data from two or more APIs and create a cloud-based app, hosted on Windows … Continue reading

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