Here is an excellent reading list of business books from Business Insider. Each book is summarised in one snappy sentence that makes it for quick reference. The list contains both books about how to succeed as a business or an individual in the business world.
Back in December (2011), Microsoft released the Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI Labs. This is a sort of CTP with labs. It’s built on top of AppFabric Service Bus, but seems to contain much more than raw messaging. According to the MSDN documentation, it seems that a lot of BizTalk concepts were re-used. For … More Service Bus EAI and EDI
As other news about Azure spring 2012 roadmap are getting public, I am now at liberty of discussing them. Here are the highlights: As I discussed in a previous blog, Windows Azure will support Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), i.e. stateful VM roles. %99.9 availability for single instances ; this is interesting since so far … More Azure Roadmap 2012
As I wrote in my last blog, VM roles aren’t an IaaS offering. The good news is that IaaS really is coming to Windows Azure. I got the news during a Microsoft training and was under Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), but… the news got public, so let’s talk about it. Microsoft should release (soon in CTP?) … More IaaS coming to Windows Azure
Fujitsu becomes one of the first big company leveraging Windows Azure Appliance to offer a cloud service. Microsoft has announced some times ago that it will sell Windows Azure as an appliance to key partners in order to increase cloud offering powered by Azure. Microsoft hence positions itself as both a cloud provider and a … More Fujitsu launches a Windows Azure Service
Just found this excellent article from Sandro Villinger. Have a read if your curious about Windows 8 feature list. Otherwise, here’s a sneak peak: Windows App Store Two UI Mode: Aero & “Immersive UI”, the latter being touch-friendly and targeting tablets Hybrid boot: a combination of Hibernate & Log off allowing you to boot under … More Windows 8 Top 10 Hidden Features