Recently I've been playing with Azure Functions. Probably, I should use a bigger word than "playing", because I implemented a full working app using only functions. 4$ , that was all that I needed to pay for the whole month after running some synthetic load through the app. I spent a few additional hours just … Continue reading Heavy cloud but no rain
TL;DR Our industry was forgiving, very forgiving. You could not put an index, run a query for 1 minutes and some users of your app would be disappointed. If you were the only one on the market or delivered banking systems, that was just fine as you'd no loose clients because of it. The public … Continue reading Cloudy cost awareness
TL;DR Within 2-5 years the majority of applications will be moved to public cloud. You'd better be prepared for it. Economies of scale You might have heard that economy of scale does not work for software. Unfortunately, this is not the case for public cloud sector. It's cheaper to buy 1000000 processors than to buy … Continue reading Why you should and eventually will invest your time in learning about public cloud?
There are multiple articles describing the performance of Azure Table Storage. You probably read the entry of Troy Hunt, Working with 154 million records on Azure Table Storage.... You may have invested your time in reading How to get most out of Windows Azure Tables as well. My question is have you really considered the … Continue reading The cost of scan queries in Azure Table Storage
In the recent post Rinat Abdullin provides a retrospective for Lokad.CQRS framework which was/is a starting point for many CQRS journeys. It's worth to mention that Rinat is the author of this library. The whole article may sound a bit harsh, it provides a great retrospection from the author's and user's point of view though. … Continue reading Lokad.CQRS Retrospective
I've just finished the Azure workshop. In two days course you cannot get everything, but as far as I know, the discussed topics can show what Azure is all about. I won't rewrite plenty of blog entries and articles. What I want is to write that the cloud is the future. By the cloud I … Continue reading It’s getting cloudy, isn’t it?