“Amazon Web Services is a $5 billion business and still growing fast — in fact it’s accelerating.” Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Sajjad Hussain / Getty Images The public finally knows a little more about Amazon's 9 year old cloud computing businesss Amazon Web Services. The company for the first time broke out revenue… Read More

Scott talks to?Victor Mushkatin from the?Application Insights?team. They create a new Web API application to deploy to Azure, but they instrument that all with Application Insights. Victor show?us how to instrumental the ASP.NET Web API and hook it?directly into Application Insights to get?use amounts of context. It’s hugely useful when?trying to understand?production applications in the… Read More

The company behind the revolutionary file-sharing protocol sacks dozens of employees. Wikimedia Commons They're swinging the axe over at BitTorrent. On Thursday the pioneering file-sharing company laid off dozens of workers as part of an effort to streamline business operations and narrow its focus to a smaller suite of products. Multiple sources close to BitTorrent… Read More

This week Scott welcomes Ryan CrawCour back to the Data Exposed show and he and Scott do the “GA Happy Dance”. Ryan is a Senior Program Manager for Azure ?DocumentDB on the?Data Platform?Group at Microsoft and his first video is one of the highest rated and most watched on Data Exposed. So this video is… Read More

Join your guide?Cory Fowler?as he talks to the product teams in Redmond as well as the web community. This week Cory is joined by Pierre Joye, from the Open Source Technology Center at Microsoft, to talk about the current state of the PHP Ecosystem. There are many different projects in PHP which are making news,… Read More

Let’s take a quick look at what happened in AWS-land last week: Monday, April 6 We announced an AWS Config Update, with More Regions, Friendly Notifications, and Partner Support. We announced that MapR Distribution Release 4.0.2 is Now Supported in Amazon EMR. We announced AWS Storage Gateway Support for Symantec Backup Exec 15. We announced… Read More

The first order of business for a startup is recognizing that there is a problem to be solved.  From that point onward, early stage companies need to translate that vision and help others understand how the problem will be solved.  In celebration of Earth Day, we thought it would be interesting to look at how… Read More