Windows Azure

Looking Forward to Software Development in 2017

By Ken Howard on 1/18/2017

As an application developer 2016 has treated me well. The year brought us new technology and platforms allowing our team to rapidly create software at a faster pace and with greater ease than ever before.

Gorge Solution Partners Launch Reception

By Stephen Rogers on 11/17/2016

Gorge Solution Partners (GSP) invites you to a hosted reception to discuss the present and future of IT for Gorge businesses. You will have the opportunity to help us shape an informational series we’ll be bringing to the Gorge in 2017 ...

App Settings in ASP.NET Core and Azure

By Brian List on 8/25/2016

While building an ASP.NET Core app, I came across the question of how to override application settings after deploying to Azure. Here I will review how application settings are managed in ASP.NET Core and follow on through modifying those values after we deploy to Azure.

Analytics Event Recap & Dashboard POC Offering

By CSG Pro on 12/12/2013

In case you missed CSG's Analytics Event on Dec. 12th, 2013, here is a brief recap of what was covered and how we can help with your business needs. Attendees were the first to hear about an Analytics Dashboard Proof-of-Concept Engagement offering, see post for complete details.

CSG Event: Analytics Delivery & Presentation, Options Using Microsoft Tools

By CSG Pro on 12/5/2013

Everyone’s talking about Big Data. You have it. You want to use it. But that million dollar business intelligence system you installed five years ago left a bad taste in your mouth. Well what if I told you that you can do what all the big guys are doing, and you can do it with the tools you already have?

TFS Publishing with Azure Web Sites – Part 2

By CSG Pro on 10/15/2013

The second part in a three-part series, this part covers how to setup and maintain separate development and release branches of a project in Team Foundation Service and how to setup automated builds for the different branches.

TFS Publishing with Azure Web Sites

By CSG Pro on 9/30/2013

Part 1 of 3: This post covers the initial steps of getting a new Azure Web Site project configured with continuous integration with Team Foundation Service so that check-ins automatically trigger a new build and deployment to Azure.

Automating Azure SQL Database Backups

By CSG Pro on 6/17/2013

Using Azure SQL Server hosted on Windows Azure is great option in many ways, but there is no built-in support provided for automating backups of your databases. This post describes a simple solution we put together in less than 2 days as an internal tool.

Creating an Azure VM with SQL Server 2012

By CSG Pro on 10/24/2012

The following are instructions for creating a VM on the Azure Preview site. The VM will be running Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter edition (64bit) with service pack 1 and SQL Server 2012. Demo assumes the user already has an Azure account.