Not Your Father’s Cloud: Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager Explained

If you need to understand the format of this post, take a look at my introduction to the series. Like A Boss Traffic Manager is the grand-pappy of load balancing in Microsoft Azure (though strictly speaking it is not actually a load balancing solution).  Unlike the transparent load balancing built into Cloud Services which provide intra-Region (i.e. … Continue reading Not Your Father’s Cloud: Microsoft Azure Traffic Manager Explained

Not Your Father’s Cloud: Microsoft Azure Service Bus Explained

If you need to understand the format of this post, take a look at my introduction to the series. Like A Boss Microsoft Azure Service Bus is a PaaS offering that allows application developers to connect components of larger systems to one another in a loosely coupled fashion. Loose coupling facilitates scalability of systems through asynchronous messaging … Continue reading Not Your Father’s Cloud: Microsoft Azure Service Bus Explained

Not Your Father’s Cloud: Windows Azure Services Explained (Intro)

There's a lot to Microsoft Azure. Your Dad would be amazed. Most likely your Dad struggles to turn on the TV but we'll give him the benefit of the doubt and assume he's at least go the fundamentals right (like *not* thinking RAM refers to something best left in a field with the other sheep). In … Continue reading Not Your Father’s Cloud: Windows Azure Services Explained (Intro)