The Benefits of Auto-scalability in Microsoft Azure™ Web Apps

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if your website environment grew and shrank in response to real-time demand? So, instead of having a server room full of expensive hardware that is running “just in case”, you could have a magical machine that simply makes itself bigger or smaller as required during the life of your website. While this sounds somewhat fantastical, it is in fact just what Microsoft Azure™ can offer your business. READ MORE

Azure PowerShell - Redis Cache Management Functions

Early in October Microsoft announced GA (Gold) status for their Redis Cache service. Great. Unfortunately all the tools for provisioning and managing the service are still in preview or beta. Not so great. I had a hard time getting the Redis Azure PowerShell functions to work - here's what I had to do. READ MORE