Scalability Archive

Windows Video – Using cloud storage from Windows apps

Video from Microsoft about cloud storage. Modern apps don’t just store data on local disks. Your users expect to have 24/7 access to their files and settings wherever they go. This video will show you how you

Windows Video – deep dive into Windows Azure Storage

A new video from Microsoft. This time, they discuss Windows Azure. Windows Azure Storage provides a scalable and reliable storage service for accessing Blobs, Tables, and Queues for Microsoft’s new cloud OS. In this video, you will

Windows Video – optimizing performance in the cloud with BranchCache

Another Microsoft video. Microsoft introduced BranchCache in Windows 7. BranchCache speeds up HTTP and SMB communication without requiring app changes or new infrastructure in the office or the data center. This in turn can improve the performance of

Building blocks for a Windows Server 8 cloud

Another video from Microsoft. This one deals with the tradeoffs and technologies that must be considered when building servers, networks and storage for cloud scale data centers. Some of the tradeoffs will include performance, reliability, security, flexible

Hyper-V networking in Windows Server 8

On eo the great pluses about Windows Server 8 is virtualization. The big feature in Windows Server 8 is Hyper-V or Hyper Virtualization. New features in Windows Server 8 expand Hyper-V for performance, reliability, scale and security. In this