Scalability – Scale Out/In vs Scale Up/Down (Horizontal Scaling vs Vertical Scaling)

When you work with Cloud Computing or normal Scalable highly available applications you would normally hear two terminologies called Scale Out and Scale Up or often called as Horizontal Scaling and Vertical Scaling.  I thought about covering basics and provide more clarity for developers and IT specialists. What is Scalability? Scalability is the capability of …

Continue reading ‘Scalability – Scale Out/In vs Scale Up/Down (Horizontal Scaling vs Vertical Scaling)’ »

Azure Tips: Service Bus vs Azure Queue

Azure Service bus is a queuing technology that supports advanced features and allows access by processes created using various technologies and running in different domains. It allows ability to publish a message to multiple subscribers.  read more Azure Queue is another queuing technology. However, it does not support the ability to publish a message to …

Continue reading ‘Azure Tips: Service Bus vs Azure Queue’ »

New Certification – MCSD – Azure Solution Architect

Microsoft has made availability of new MCSD certification called as “MCSD – Azure Solutions Architect“. Required Exams: 070-532: Developing Microsoft Azure Solutions 070-533: Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions 070-534: Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions Once you complete the above required exams you will be awarded MCSD – Azure Solutions Architect certificate valid for 2 years. PS: …

Continue reading ‘New Certification – MCSD – Azure Solution Architect’ »

All you need to know about Microsoft Azure Stack(Azure on On-Premises

Typically it is a hype among people that if a product comes from Microsoft, it needs to be criticized and thinking Microsoft would only be promoting their products with Azure. That’s not right and I would say we are being judgmental without even looking at the capabilities on Microsoft Azure. Microsoft Azure the prime competitor …

Continue reading ‘All you need to know about Microsoft Azure Stack(Azure on On-Premises’ »

Azure App Service–create Web + Mobile + Logic + API apps with ease

Microsoft today announced availability of new azure cloud services named as Azure App Service. Azure App Service. Azure App Service is a replacement of old Azure Websites / Azure Mobile Services, earlier these services were delivered separately and Microsoft has integrated all these capability in to single service and made it easy to configure. Azure …

Continue reading ‘Azure App Service–create Web + Mobile + Logic + API apps with ease’ »

Windows Azure Training Kit – May 2013

Microsoft has relased the latest Windows Azure Training Kit. Quoting the details from Microsoft: The May 2013 update of the Windows Azure Training Kit includes new content on Windows Azure Media Services as well as updates to use the latest Windows Azure SDK v2.0. Content Updates: New Lab: Introduction to Windows Azure Media Services New …

Continue reading ‘Windows Azure Training Kit – May 2013’ »