SaaS: Software as a service

“Software as a service (SaaS; pronounced /sæs/) is a software licensing and delivery model in which software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted. It is sometimes referred to as “on-demand software”. SaaS is typically accessed by users using a thin client via a web browser.”

Software as a Service (SaaS) […]

Azure Machine Learning

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Algorithm Cheat Sheet

How to get started with Azure ML

Machine Learning APIs


– Check out the Azure Machine Learning Studio: – Check out the Azure Machine Learning Gallery: – Channel 9 getting started videos for Azure Machine Learning:


More complex features available: […]

Could IaaS Providers’ Datacentre Locations

Amazon EC2 Regions and Availability Zones

Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (Aug 2013)


Windows Azure Data Centre Locations

Windows Azure DataCenter Locations,-145.195312&spn=147.890481,316.054688

Claims-Aware ASP.NET Service Using ACS

How To: Create My First Claims-Aware ASP.NET Service Using ACS

Building a claims aware WCF Service using Windows Identity Foundation

Installing MS Web Deploy

Intro Article and Video: Web Deploy 2.0

Installing Web Deploy

Basic Microsoft Web Deployment Tool Setup For Visual Studio 2010


Windows Azure Accelerator for Web Roles

Windows Azure Accelerator for Web Roles


implementing azure access control service identity provider

* Access Control Service Identity Providers: >>> sample acs code

>>> Demo: Authentication and Authorization with the Azure Access Control Service

>>> identityTraining material

>>> Requesting a Token from Access Control Service in C#


How To Request SWT Token From ACS And How To Validate It At The REST […]

Cloud Platforms and Tools

AppHarbor is a .NET Platform-as-a-Service. Developers push code to AppHarbor using either Git or Mercurial. AppHarbor then builds the code and runs any unit tests. If everything checks out, the code is deployed to AppHarbor’s scalable cloud platform. ref:

AzureWatch Auto scaling strategies for Windows Azure, Amazon’s EC2 and other cloud platformsBy Igor Papirov


storing large scale of data

“…we see an emerging data storage mechanism for storing large scale of data. These storage solution differs quite significantly with the RDBMS model and is also known as the NOSQL…” NOSQL Patterns , NoSQL GraphDB , both articles were from by Ricky Ho’s Blog NoSQL Wiki Page A vendor-independent comparison of NoSQL databases: Cassandra, […]

Windows Azure availability in your country

ref: Windows Azure is available at the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, United States, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Luxemburg, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, […]