The Cloud Pilot

Public cloud, private cloud, Windows Azure, and other species

December, 2011

  • Hadoop on Azure CTP

    The Microsoft’s Big Data solution pursues unlock business insights from all your structured and unstructured data, including large volumes of data. The roadmap for Big Data embraces Apache Hadoop TM by distributing enterprise class, Hadoop-based solutions...
  • Scalability meets SQL Azure

    The now live year end update to SQL Azure provides federation features across all geographies of SQL Azure. Don’t know what SQL Azure Federation is? Please, don’t miss the excellent TechNet Wiki page Federations: Building Scalable, Elastic, and Multi...
  • Enterprise Library 5.0 Integration Pack for Windows Azure

    Some days ago the Enterprise Library 5.0 Integration Pack for Windows Azure was released, this integration pack includes two application blocks: automatic scale for Web and Worker roles and transient fault handling. The complete set of features included...