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Windows Azure Notification Hubs: Getting Started · September 23, 2013 · Windows 8 windows azure notification hub push

This is part 1 of a 3 part series where we will get to know how Notification Hubs work and why they are a cool feature of Windows Azure. You can get the source code of the projects in this blog post here: http://github.com/sabbour/notificationhubw8 Push Notifications…

Using WordPress on Windows Azure with SQL Server instead of MySQL · July 30, 2013 · mysql windows azure wordpress

Introduction Creating a WordPress based site on Windows Azure is already pretty trivial, you can very easily select WordPress from the gallery when creating an Azure Website. The problem is, by default, Wordpress works with MySQL, which means for you that you will either need to get a database from…

Using SQL Server as a Service on Windows Azure · June 20, 2013 · windows azure sql azure sql server

Having a database on the cloud has never been easier. In this post, I’ll show you how to create your own database server on the cloud and create databases on it. You can even import your own database if you have created it on your own computer. Let’s…

Deploying Windows Azure Websites using Dropbox · June 11, 2013 · windows azure websites windows azure dropbox

Introduction If you want to keep track of your Website versions, easily switch between deployments but don’t want a more complicated version control system such Git or TFS, then this post is for you! There are a lot of source control systems supported by Windows Azure, and Dropbox is…

How to serve static .json files from a Windows Azure Website · June 7, 2013 · windows azure websites JSON windows azure

If you upload a .json file to your Windows Azure website and try to access it, it would give you a 404 File Not Found error, because the MIME Type of .json is not set by default. This also applies in general to any file that might need a specific…

Creating a load balanced, highly available IIS web farm on Windows Azure · May 30, 2013 · vm virtual machine windows azure load balancing

Introduction In the previous post, we learned how to customize a virtual machine and capture it as a reusable image. In this post we are going to be building on top of that and see how we can quickly create a server farm of multiple servers that are load balanced.…