AN END-TO-END PROTOTYPE OF AES ENCRYPTION WITH ACS AUTHENTICATION AND ACS TOKEN AUTHORIZATION

Introduction This is a “sequel” to the author’s previous post An End-to-End Prototype of PlayReady Protection with ACS Authentication and ACS Token Authorization. In certain cases, full DRM protection may not be mandated or make economic sense. Instead, AES encryption can be an alternative. However, keep in mind that AES encryption is very different from and […]

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AZURE RESOURCE MANAGER 2.5 FOR VISUAL STUDIO

Previously known as Azure Resource Manager Tooling Preview The Azure Resource Manager 2.5 for Visual Studio enables you to: Create an application using the Azure Gallery templates. Create and edit Azure Resource Manager deployment templates (for example a web site with a database) and parameter files (for example you can have different settings for development, […]

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MIGRATING EXISTING SERVICES TO REGIONAL SCOPE

In May 2014 we announced the general availability of Regional Virtual Network. This enabled users to utilize their virtual network at regional scale and enjoy new features such as ‘Reserved IPs’,  ‘Internal Load Balancing’ and ‘Instance level Public IPs’. Along with the announcement we indicated that migrating existing resources associated with an Affinity group to regional scope […]

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AWS DATA PIPELINE UPDATE – PARAMETERIZED TEMPLATES

AWS Data Pipeline helps you to reliably process and move data between compute and storage services running either on AWS on on-premises. The pipelines that you create with Data Pipeline’s graphical editor are scalable and fault tolerant, and can be scheduled to run at specific intervals. To learn more, read my launch post, The New AWS Data Pipeline. […]

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AZURE HDINSIGHT NOW GENERALLY AVAILABLE IN CHINA, AUSTRALIA, AND JAPAN EAST

In September, we announced that Microsoft was the first global cloud provider to have a publicly available cloud Hadoop offering in China in public preview. Today, Microsoft is pleased to announce that Azure HDInsight is now generally available (GA) in China. Both local Chinese organizations and multi-national corporations with offices in China can spin up a Hadoop […]

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WE’RE NOW SERVING GUADALAJARA, LAPAZ & JAKARTA

We continuously work on our infrastructure to ensure your end-users receive the best in content delivery — no matter where they reside. That’s why we’re happy to announce that we’ve added three new points of presence (POPs) to our network infrastructure, to better serve your audiences near Guadalajara, Mexico; La Paz, Bolivia; and Jakarta, Indonesia. […]

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INTRODUCING THE AZURE AUTOMATION SCRIPT CONVERTER

By now you’ve probably learned about the new Azure Automation service, which recently became generally available. You’ve learned how you can use Azure Automation to automate all your management processes, take advantage of runbooks in the community gallery, and attain reliable execution in the face of failures using checkpoints. But what you may not have heard about is one […]

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NOVEMBER 12TH MEETUP – WEB COMPONENTS LA

Realtime Apps with Polymer and Firebase MaxCDN is excited to be hosting this months Web Components Meetup. Come meet us at our office in Studio City and learn about realtime apps with Polymer and Firebase from Michael Bleigh, Web Components LA Meetup Organizer. Michael will be presenting on the integrations of Firebase with Web Components as […]

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MIGRATING TO THE GHOST BLOGGING PLATFORM

For those of you that follow the CloudFlare blog, you’ll know that we try to be prolific. We have industry leaders like Matthew Prince, John Graham-Cumming, Nick Sullivan, and others publishing pieces weekly from the front lines of internet performance and security. We’re also big fans of open source software, which is used in almost everything we do. […]

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