Tag

Cloud

Browsing

Few days back I got a call from Microsoft India inviting me for an Round Table Dinner for partners with Mr.T.K.Rengarajan (Ranga), Corporate Vice President (On-Prem & Cloud Data Platforms), Microsoft Corporation, USA. Accepting the invite, I came to Bangalore today morning and got to meet up with few friends and partners here in the evening. I was expecting this to be some gala event, with a keynote address by Ranga, followed by dinner with hundreds of attendees. To my surprise,…

As readers of this blog know, I am quite passionate about Microsoft technologies especially when it comes to Enterprise solutions. That makes me quite familiar with Microsoft Cloud platform (Azure, Office365) and SharePoint. Recently for few of our media clients at my firm Vishwak Solutions, we have been deploying solutions to Amazon AWS as well. This gave me the advantage to learn from my team on the competitive landscape in the cloud (Amazon AWS). Last…

At my firm Vishwak Solutions as a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner we were one of the earliest users of Windows Azure & Office365. Initially we used Azure mainly for providing additional scale in production situations. With Windows Azure adding IaaS recently we are nowadays using it more often for Development & Testing scenarios. For one of our internal data capture applications we were using SQL Azure for standalone Database workload. We created a separate Azure…

After the Tamil Internet Conference 2010, I took a long break due to my other commitments. This year for TI2013 at Kuala Lumpur on invitation from the organizers I presented two guest lectures. When I started my first talk (the time slot was fixed at last moment) I was pleasantly surprised to find Prof.M.Anandakrishnan seated in the first row listening eagerly to my talk, I felt honoured. Talk 1: Publishing apps to Windows 8 &…

On June 7th, Microsoft announced big improvements to their cloud offering – Windows Azure platform. The new features announced included “Free” Websites, Linux Virtual Machines, Media streaming & Big Data (Hadoop on cloud). You can watch the day’s keynote by Scott Guthrie here. Having heard this news, few from local Dev community asked me through social networking on whether they can begin Windows Azure programming using the “free” edition of Visual Studio called as Visual…