8 API Discovery Tools That Will Make You Want More

The world is moving to a direction where everything will be connected. APIs are a concrete way for apps to communicate. How do we connect everything? How many APIs are out there? How do I find them? How do I choose the right one? This is a challenge. How many APIs are out there? Not … Continue reading 8 API Discovery Tools That Will Make You Want More

How to setup availability sets on Windows Azure and deploy an MVP that will be….available….

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A few weeks ago we wrote a post about “How to launch your MVP in a budget with BizSpark” at the Apirise blog. The post briefly explains how someone can build an early MVP with BizSpark and Azure without binding to the Microsoft technologies stack! This post is a sequel of the original post but a bit more technical this time.

What we’ll try to do in this post, is to demonstrate how we can deal with the “availability” of our application (or MVP in the current context) when we build it on a cloud platform like Azure. For this reason we’ll discuss concepts like the “Availability Sets” of the Azure cloud platform and what technologies we can use in order to utilize the availability that the cloud service offers to us. We’ll mess a bit with replication but having the availability in mind and not the scalability of…

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