Archives: May 2012
You might have noticed that Microsoft has recently launched a cool set of Trust Services for Azure. This is an application-level encryption framework that can be used to protect sensitive data stored on the Windows Azure Platform.
One of the hindrances to adoption of Azure that I keep hearing about… Read more
If you’re like me, you like for things to be semantically reliable. Huh?
Said another way, I like for things to mean what they say and say what they mean. Here are a few examples of I get annoyed by failed sematics – when a footpath is used almost entirely… Read more
Speaking at a recent SQL Saturday, an attendee in one of my sessions wanted to know how they could more flexibly react to locks on their application than to wait for blocks to occur and then kill the SPID at the head of the blocking chain. They were also… Read more
Operations Manager Management Pack Development Kit
I just recently told you about some cool new things happening with System Center – before I stumbled across this tidbit. Hey, if I could, I’d go back in time and add this entry to the previous one — yeah, and totally NOT play… Read more
Steve Balmer very publicly pronounced that Microsoft was “all in” for cloud computing and Windows Azure. So that means Microsoft is using cloud for its internal IT as well as building products to utilize the cloud. If you want to learn how Microsoft IT is using Windows Azure to move… Read more