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Microsoft held a Build conference targeting developers and showed significant their cloud capabilities. This note summarizes their strengths and challenges. When you think of IT vendors and cloud computing, companies like Amazon and Google first come to mind because they are very succ...
In Part 1, I created a new WordPress site hosted on Windows Azure. In Part 2, I transferred all of the relelvant content from my old WordPress site to my new one hosted on Windows Azure. In Part 3, we made the necessary configuration changes from my domain registrar to Windows Azure to...
We’re down to the last few, albeit most important, steps in this little project. In Part 1, we created a new WordPress site hosted on Windows Azure. Part 2, we transferred the content from our old site to the new one. With Part 3, we set up our custom domain with some DNS wizardry. In ...
In Part 1, we discussed how to stand-up a WordPress website in Windows Azure. In Part 2, I outlined the steps to export your content from your old WordPress website to the new one hosted in Windows Azure. In this article, we’ll walkthrough the steps to setup up your custom domain for y...
In Part 1, I covered how to create a new WordPress blog on Windows Azure. This article will focus on  how to move our WordPress content from our old blog site to the new site. There are numerous ways to backup or export your WordPress blog and restore or import into a new WordPres...
As an MSDN Subscriber, I have some great benefits on Windows Azure at my disposal. One of which is a credit of up to $150/month to use at my discretion for any Windows Azure service. With the recently announced general availability of Azure WebSites at the recent Build 2013 conference,...
In Part 1, I created a new WordPress site hosted on Windows Azure. In Part 2, I transferred all of the relelvant content from my old WordPress site to my new one hosted on Windows Azure. In Part 3, we made the necessary configuration changes from my domain registrar to Windows Azure to...
We’re down to the last few, albeit most important, steps in this little project. In Part 1, we created a new WordPress site hosted on Windows Azure. Part 2, we transferred the content from our old site to the new one. With Part 3, we set up our custom domain with some DNS wizardry. In ...
In Part 1, we discussed how to stand-up a WordPress website in Windows Azure. In Part 2, I outlined the steps to export your content from your old WordPress website to the new one hosted in Windows Azure. In this article, we’ll walkthrough the steps to setup up your custom domain for y...
In Part 1, I covered how to create a new WordPress blog on Windows Azure. This article will focus on  how to move our WordPress content from our old blog site to the new site. There are numerous ways to backup or export your WordPress blog and restore or import into a new WordPres...
Hadley Wickham presents at the useR! 2013 conference, July 10 2013 Today marked the first day of the 2103 useR! conference, a gathering of more than 350 R users from around the world. The conference has been quite a success so far, kicking off yesterday with a day of tutorials followed...
As an MSDN Subscriber, I have some great benefits on Windows Azure at my disposal. One of which is a credit of up to $150/month to use at my discretion for any Windows Azure service. With the recently announced general availability of Azure WebSites at the recent Build 2013 conference,...
With 2013 cruising along and half the year in the rear view, I thought a rest stop with all the off-ramps thus far would catch you up on this road trip.  67 stops, 44 watchable. BYOD Behavior – Size Does Matter In 5 Minutes or Less – PCoIP Proxy for VMware Horizon View...
“Don’t you mean, ‘Buy TechNet Subscriptions’, Kevin?” Nope.  The TechNet Subscription is no more.  Today Microsoft announced that, as of August 31, 2013 we will no longer be selling the TechNet Subscription, in favor of better free trials and evaluations (such as those fou...
This month, we’ll be releasing a new article series that highlights the Best of TechEd announcements and technical information for IT Pros. Today’s article focuses on a new, much-heralded enhancement to Windows Azure Infrastructure Services to make it more cost-effective for spinning ...
In my previous post I summarized the features that are special to SQL Server 2014 (Hekaton). Things will move very fast where data is concerned. http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2013/06/hekaton-becomes-sql-server-2014.html Now you can get the full product guide ( SQL_Server_2014_CTP1_Pr...
In my previous post I summarized the features that are special to SQL Server 2014 (Hekaton). Things will move very fast where data is concerned.
New Sage 200 v2013 offers customers the freedom to choose between on premise or cloud deployment for unrivalled flexibility Newcastle & London - 28th June 2013: Leading business software and services provider, Sage UK, has today announced that it has expanded its enterprise resourc...
Big data was big this week... obvi. Friday returns, bringing with it the end of June. There was a lot of big news in this cloud this week including the ever present and always growing fascination with big data, the increasingly real numbers to back up cloud adoption claims, and some...
As I mentioned yesterday, I’m at the //build/ conference in San Francisco this week. Rather than share all my raw notes with you as I did yesterday, I thought I’d just give the TL;DW (too long; didn’t watch) version of day two. Hopefully it’s a bit more helpful....
Are you still spending millions of dollars on storage? There’s no need to anymore with the Cloud OS from Microsoft. The new platform, based on Windows Server 2012 and Windows Azure, is built to empower people-centric IT by managing applications and hardware in the cloud era more cost-e...
Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and in today’s episode they show us how to migrate your virtual machines from VMware to Windows Azure or Windows Server 2012. Tune in as they showcase some of the free tools that are available such as the Microsoft Virtual...(read more)
Keith Mayer and Yung Chou are back and in today’s episode they show us how to migrate your virtual machines from VMware to Windows Azure or Windows Server 2012. Tune in as they showcase some of the free tools that are available such as the Microsoft Virtual...(read more)
Gentlemen, start your downloads!  (Ladies, too!) The previews for the “blue” wave of server products beat the estimated arrival dates (I thought we’d have to wait ‘til June 26th!) and became available late yesterday for TechNet and MSDN subscribers.  Those products include: ...
Learning SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services was released today by Packt publishers. This is my second book on Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (which may be called a second edition). It is enlarged to include Reporting Services Integration with SharePoint 2010. With 566 pages i...
I have had some issues uploading my web server to Windows Azure as a part of my series on Migrating my home network to Azure. So I decided to fill the gap with a post on building a web server in Windows Azure until I get the upload issues resolved.  ...(read more)
As you may already be aware, at TechEd this year in Orlando, several announcements about the new “R2” versions of various products were made.  Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 were just two of the products being updated later this year, and for which preview releas...
In this episode I chat with Product Marketing Manager Adam Long from BlueStripe Software.  We discuss BlueStripe’s product FactFinder, which is a transaction and application monitoring tool that helps Operations Support teams manage IT systems availability and performance regardle...
My new book on SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 is about to be released and this post provides a list of links referenced in the book, sorted chapter wise. Hyperlinks provide a gateway to the extensive literature that can be accessed on the Internet. They provide information (...
My new book on SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 is about to be released and this post provides a list of links referenced in the book, sorted chapter wise.
While Amazon’s AWS is the undeniable public cloud leader and VMware the undeniable private cloud leader, Microsoft’s Azure can certainly be considered a hybrid cloud leader, at least at this point in the evolution of the cloud as well as Azure. I was in Redmond last week for a couple d...
Once again on the floor of TechEd 2013 in New Orleans, I chat with Jeffrey Bellamy, Director of Business Development at F5 Networks. Jeffrey gives us a quick overview of some of their hybrid network offerings for Windows Azure and Hyper-V. Learn more about F5 Networks _________...
In this brief episode, I speak with Sr. Business Development Manager Joe Hielscher of Arista Networks from the floor at TechEd 2013 in New Orleans.  We chat about the latest features available from their cloud networking solutions and how they support a dynamic datacenter. Learn m...
At the keynote on Monday of TechEd NA (June 3), we made some pretty big announcements around how Windows Azure Trials and various subscription benefits would be changing. So for today’s edition of our “TechEd 2013 Favorites” series, I thought I’d briefly introduce you to some surprisin...
      On Wednesday, June 27th @ 6:30pm Eastern, I will be taking part in an online freeform Q&A on Windows Azure IaaS. This is scheduled a little later in the day to accommodate folks on the East coast Topic: Infrastructure as a Service...(read more)
The bloops, cuts, laughs, mistakes and outtakes from #MSTechEd 2013. We’re all human. ps Related: TechEd2013 – Find F5 TechEd2013 – Network Virtualization & Cloud Solutions TechEd2013 – Secure Windows Azure Access TechEd2013 – The Top 5 Questions TechEd2013 – NVGRE with Microsoft’s...
I wrap it up from the Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 Conference. Special thanks to Jeff Bellamy, Greg Coward, Ryan Korock and Phil Simpson along with my camera operators Courtney, Natasha and Robert. Reporting from New Orleans, thanks for watching! ps Related: TechEd2013 – Find F5...
The coolest trade show game show is back! F5 Business Development Manager Phil Simpson tests his F5 knowledge in this special ‘Betcha Didn’t Know’ Edition. When people hear of the many BIG-IP capabilities their response is often, ‘I didn’t know you could do that!’ Let’s see if Phil can...
After resisting for over 3 years, F5 Technical Director Ryan Korock finally joins me on camera to discuss the new NVGRE solution. This new solution—along with F5’s broader solution set—aims to help customers assure reliable performance regardless of how individual organizations choose ...