Here is a handy batch file that will check if a Windows machine has already joined a domain, and if it has not, it will join and reboot. This is useful for automated server deployments where the script will ensure … Read More »
Azure storage is an excellent option for storing assets for your web application (or even your entire static web application), but it is often preferable to have this data delivered to the browser using HTTP Compression to reduce file size and improve performance. Here we introduce a new utility to automate managing HTTP Compression settings for your blobs.
In this post I will walk you through the customization required to get your Azure Web App with both a Website and a Web Job deploying automatically from a remote git repository. We’ll cover both continuously running jobs, as well … Read More »
In this post I’m focusing on some aspects of testing HTTP endpoints in Azure using Loader.IO. This is applicable to both websites and API’s. Performance testing versus load testing – What’s the difference? First lets be clear on our goals. … Read More »
I am frequently asked about data security in Azure and specifically Azure Blob Storage. For many scenarios the best option is to encrypt data before storing it in Azure, however this is non-trivial, even with the cryptography support in the … Read More »
This blog is hosted on my Azure subscription, and was using ClearDB, who provides MySQL instances for Azure websites. I quickly found out however that the ClearDB instances are only free up to 20mb, at which point they put a … Read More »