December 3, 2010

Porting an iPhone Application to Windows Phone 7

By Rob Howard, Dan Maycock and Greg Martin Developers of iPhone applications possess the fundamentals and key understanding for building applications for small form factor devices. When creating a mobile application for Windows Phone 7 however, the means for developing the application changes. This platform is a considerable departure from

4 Things You Need to Know About Designing a Database for the Cloud

If you thought running a database in the cloud was easy, think again. Databases in a cloud environment are inherently different from traditional installations in a datacenter or even in a familiar hosted environment. There are four key considerations every system architect should take into account when designing a database