Rob Tiffany

Monthly Archive: December 2011

World Oceans

I Love what Matt Damon is doing to bring Clean Water to the World

You might not believe it, but while two-thirds of the Earth is covered by water, only 3% of it actually is drinkable. This means that roughly 1 billion people are unable to find the clean drinking water they need to survive. When you add inadequate sanitation to the equation, the number of people put at risk more than doubles. This culminates in the heartbreaking stat that over 3 million people die yearly from water-related diseases.

Azure Security

Encrypting your Credentials on Windows Phone 7.5

The last time I talked to you about Windows Phone security, I showed you how to encrypt your data and save it in Isolated Storage using Silverlight’s AesManaged class to create a Key and an Initialization Vector (IV) based on…
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T-Square

A Quick Note on Speedy, Scalable, Available Architectures

Just a few thoughts on concepts needed to give mobile users of your SOA infrastructure the best, fastest User eXperience possible: If you care about speed & scalability, your web service will always check the distributed cache before querying the…
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