Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2011«

Exposing On-Premise SQL Server Tables As OData Through Windows Azure AppFabric

March 24, 2011


Have you played with OData much yet?  The OData protocol allows you to interact with data resources through a RESTful API.  But what if you want to securely expose that OData feed out to external parties?  In this post, I’ll show you the very simple steps for exposing an OData feed through Windows Azure AppFabric. […]

My Pluralsight Training Course on BizTalk Integration with Azure AppFabric Is Online

March 7, 2011


Pluralsight is a premier developer training company that has an excellent library of “on-demand” courses that cover topics like ASP.NET, BizTalk Server, SharePoint, Silverlight, SQL Server, WCF, Windows Azure and more. Late last year, Matt Milner reached out and asked if I’d like to teach some courses for them, and because I have trouble saying […]

Implementing a Pub/Sub Event Distribution Model Using Microsoft StreamInsight

March 4, 2011


Microsoft StreamInsight is a powerful tool for event stream processing and monitoring complex events.  To be sure, StreamInsight is not designed to be a message routing engine.  It’s primarily a foundation for real-time business intelligence where events are run through (temporal) queries and new insight is discovered.  To have a useful event-driven architecture (EDA), we […]

Interview Series: Four Questions With … Steef-Jan Wiggers

March 2, 2011


Greetings and welcome to my 28th interview with a thought leader in the “connected technology” domain.  This month, I’ve wrangled Steef-Jan Wiggers into participating in this little carnival of questions.  Steef-Jan is a new Microsoft MVP, blogger, obsessive participant on the MSDN help forums, and an all around good fellow. Steef-Jan and I have joined […]


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