Tag: Windows Server

Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

Mobile Expert Interview: Kevin Benedict and Rob Tiffany

| March 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

Senior Analyst, Kevin Benedict discusses Microsoft mobility with Rob Tiffany on topics ranging from Windows Phone to Windows Intune. Rob

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People-centric IT in the Age of Consumerization

People-centric IT in the Age of Consumerization

| September 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

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Windows Azure Infrastructure Services are Live

Windows Azure Infrastructure Services are Live

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that Windows Azure fully supports Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). This new service now makes it possible for companies to move their existing servers and applications into the cloud.  We understand that customers don’t want to rip and replace their current infrastructure to benefit from the cloud; they want the strengths […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Scaling Out SQL Server 2012

Building Microsoft MEAP: Scaling Out SQL Server 2012

| January 8, 2013 | 3 Comments

In this third article on building Microsoft MEAP, I’ll show you how to Shard your SQL Server 2012 database using Replication to create a Shared Nothing data architecture to support Internet-scale mobile solutions. In the previous article, I discussed Gartner’s Enterprise Application Integration Tools (EAI) critical capability for building a Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) using Microsoft […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Adapters

Building Microsoft MEAP: Adapters

| December 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

In this second article on building Microsoft MEAP, I’ll focus on implementing Gartner’s Enterprise Application Integration Tools critical capability using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) to connect to back end systems. As I mentioned in the Introduction article, one of the top priorities for CIOs today is extending critical data from their backend systems out to the wireless […]

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Building Microsoft MEAP: Introduction

Building Microsoft MEAP: Introduction

| November 3, 2012 | 7 Comments

After years of showing you how to integrate the principles of Gartner MEAP into your organization’s mobile strategy, it’s now time for me to show you how to roll up your sleeves and actually build the Microsoft Mobile Enterprise Application Platform. I’ve travelled all over the world assisting Chief Information Officers in the development of their end-to-end mobile […]

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Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Consuming an Azure WCF REST + JSON Service

Windows Phone 7 Line of Business App Dev :: Consuming an Azure WCF REST + JSON Service

| October 27, 2010 | 5 Comments

In my last two articles, I showed you how to build WCF REST services using Visual Studio 2010 that can reside on-premise in Windows Server 2008 or in the Cloud in Windows Azure.  Furthermore, I demonstrated pulling data from a table in SQL Server/SQL Azure.  I serialized .NET Objects using lightweight JSON to speed data […]

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