Category Archives: Cloud

First Look – Windows Virtual Machine on the Google Cloud

Yes, you read this right.  Google announced last week at their cloud event, that their IaaS service - Google Compute Engine would begin to offer ‘premium operating systems’ – including Windows.  After getting approval from Google to join their limited preview, I … Continue reading

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First Look – SQL Server 2014 RTM on Windows Azure

It’s a SQL Server kind of day.  First, congratulations to the team at Microsoft for releasing SQL Server 2014.  Also, thanks again to Microsoft to awarding me their MVP award for my SQL Server community education activities for the second year … Continue reading

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Microsoft Machine Learning Smackdown

Deck from a talk I will be giving this Saturday at SQLSaturday in Mountain View, CA — hope to see you there!

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Intro to Go language and Google App Engine

I attended a Go Language bootcamp this weekend and wanted to continue my learning by working with Go and the Google Cloud.  To that end I made a short screencast of how to setup the Go Language, my preferred Go … Continue reading

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Where is Lynn? March-May 2014

I’ll be speaking at and/or attending a number of technical events this spring. I decided to make a short video to list all of them – if you are attending any of these events, stop over and say ‘hi’.

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Using the Google Cloud for Developers – Part 6 – Learning More and Next Steps

In this screencast I share some tips, best practices and focus areas to help you move from evaluation to proof-of-concept to production with the Google Cloud.  I also ‘tour’ you through my most valuable resources.  

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Using the Google Cloud for Developers – Part 5 – Programming the Cloud APIs with Java

In this screencast, I show how to set up your development environment for programming with Java for the Google Cloud.  In addition, I review sample code for three services – GAE, GCE and Big Query.  Also, I show tools that … Continue reading

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Using the Google Cloud for Developers – Part 4 – Command Line Tools

As with using any vendor’s cloud, using not only their web console to manage services, but also their command-line tools, is vital to being productive.  To that end, I made a screencast showing how to set up and to use … Continue reading

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Using the Google Cloud for Developers – Part 3 – Pricing

In this screencast, I take you through understanding how much the various services available via the Google cloud currently cost.  It’s always tricky to navigate the vendor price offerings. I include information about understanding quotas and the free tier that … Continue reading

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Using the Google Cloud for Developers – Part 2 – web consoles

Happy New Year!  Today I posted my 2nd screencast in my new series ‘Using the Google Cloud for Developers’.  Today’s topic is using the Google web consoles to quickly spin up, test out, manage and monitor their cloud services.  Demos … Continue reading

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