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Steve Loethen When I grow up I want to code in c# Azure Cloud computing on the Microsoft Platform
Moving my personal site to Azure Web sites
For several years I have maintained a personal web site, mainly to share photo’s and news with friends and family, run a “bragging rights” football pool, and to play with Most of the time it was hosted on a aging laptop in my basement. Biggest advantage, free and complete control. Lots of disadvantages. No scaling (not a real problem, the 10 people that logged in and out really never strained the laptop), no UPS, so if I took a power hit, it was down. So, in keeping with the cloud, I decided ......

Posted On Thursday, August 9, 2012 4:26 PM

Azure spring release today

The Azure spring release (1.7) went live this morning.  Go take a look at the newest features at

Posted On Thursday, June 7, 2012 9:39 AM

Autoscaling in a modern world…. Part 1
It has been a while since I have had time to sit down and blog. I need to make sure I take the time. It helps me to focus on technology and not let the administrivia keep me from doing the things I love. I have been focusing on the cloud for the last couple of years. Specifically the PaaS platform from Microsoft called Azure. Time to dig in.. I wanted to explore Autoscaling. Autoscaling is not native part of Azure. The platform has the needed connection points. You can write code that looks at the ......

Posted On Monday, June 4, 2012 3:53 PM

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