Availability in an unreliable cloud

One of the first problems to solve when moving to the cloud is availability, or just plain uptime. Although it seems strange that the cloud should not be stable, but this is one of the constraints that is an enabler for solid solutions. By accepting unexpected service interuptions as a…

Patterns and Practices for Cloud development

Earlier this month, the developer team at Microsoft Norway managed to hijack Masashi Narumoto and Christopher Bennage from the Patterns and Practices team while they were in the UK. The short stop in Oslo was highly appreciated with a packed theater. Now, we might all have our opinion on the…