If you are a .Net developer, an architect, or a DBA and want to develop enterprise applications and projects and extend your on-site skills with SQL Azure, then this book is for you. The book does not assume experience in Windows Azure or SQL Azure, nor is a high level of competency in SQL Server or the .NET Framework and associated technology required. However, you do need a basic understanding of Visual Studio, C#, VB, SQL Servers, XML, the Web, and WCF. If you decide to work with SQL Azure, then this book will provide you with the most up to date and practical information. After an overview of Cloud Computing each chapter starts with a general overview reviewing software architecture-related information or the underpinning programming concepts. This is followed by specific examples, then a description of the specific software used in the chapter. Each topic that requires you to write code is fully explained using annotations and in most cases the code is presented in both VB and C#.
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About the Author
Jayaram Krishnaswamy studied at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India and Madras University in India and taught at the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras. He went to Japan on a Japanese Ministry of Education Research scholarship to complete his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Nagoya University. He was a Post Doctoral Fellow at Sydney University in Australia; a Government of India Senior Scientific Officer at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore and Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur; a Visiting Scientist at the Eindhoven Institute of Technology in Netherlands; a Visiting Professor of Physics at the Federal University in Brazil; an Associate Research Scientist at a government laboratory in Sao Jose dos Campos in Sao Paulo, Brazil; a visiting scientist at the National Research Council in Ottawa, Canada before coming to the USA in 1985. He has also taught and worked at the Colorado State University in Fort Collins and North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. He worked with Northrop Grumman Corporation on a number of projects related to high energy electron accelerators / Free Electron Lasers. These projects were undertaken at the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island and in the Physics Department at Princeton University. He has over 80 publications in refereed and non-refereed publications and 8 issued patents. He is fluent in Japanese and Portuguese and lives in Plainsboro, New Jersey, USA. He has been working in IT-related fields since 1997. He was once a Microsoft Certified Trainer in Networking and a Siebel Certified developer. He has worked with several IT-related companies, such as Butler International in their Siebel practice; with several IBM sub-contractors and smaller companies. Presently he is active in writing technical articles in the IT field for many online sites such as CodeProject, APSFree.com, DevShed.com, DevArticles.com, OfficeUsers.org, ASPAlliance.com, Egghead Café, SSWUG.org, Packt Article Network, databasedev.co.uk, cimaware.com, and many others. Between 2006 and 2010 he wrote more than 400 articles mostly related to database and web-related technologies covering Microsoft, Oracle, Sybase, ColdFusion, Sun and other vendor products. He has also written two Microsoft Business Intelligence-related books for Packt.