Black Marble are participating in the Microsoft MVP Cloud OS Community Week. During the week commencing 9th September there will be daily events held at Cardinal Place, Victoria, London. Richard and I along with other MVPs will be participating in the event on Friday 13th Sept which is titled “Enables Modern Business Applications”. The sessions will include developing services for modern apps, case studies, ALM and much more. Further details and registration can be found at: http://mvpcloudosweek-eorg.eventbrite.co.uk/.
Registration for this specific day can be found at: http://enablemodernapps-es2.eventbrite.co.uk/?rank=1
During my Azure talks in Ireland we were discussing issues with migrating SQL to SQL Azure.
At PDC 2010 in Redmond there was a good talk about migrating TFS to Windows Azure and covers the issues they found. It details well the SQL Server to SQL Azure issues and discusses how they solved them. Here is a link to the presentation:
What is Oslo all about? According to Microsoft's Burley Kawasaki at Architect Insight, Oslo is a new way to build connected applications where services are extended from client to cloud and models become the mainstream part of development. Oslo is not a product but a way of working. http://www.microsoft.com/soa/products/oslo.aspx.
Other things of interest from Architect Insight include the ConfigWeb sample (from Stock Trader) for configuring enterprise web applications (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/bb499684.aspx). The Internet Service bus and biztalk services (http://biztalk.net/Default.aspx).