3 pages tagged with "azure"

Azure AD Single Sign On with multiple environments (Reply URLs)

July 17, 2013 - 323 words - 2 mins
As part of an effort to move some internal applications to the cloud (sorry, The Cloud™), I recently went through the process of implementing Azure AD single sign on against our Office365 tenant directory. Working through the excellent MSDN tutorial, I hit the following (where it was describing how … read more

Running Azure dev storage without an SQLExpress instance

November 29, 2011 - 100 words - 1 mins
If, like me, you think the SQL Express named instance is a blight on humanity and refuse to sully your dev machine with it, you'll run into issues trying to start up Azure development storage: "Failed to start Development Storage: the SQL Server instance ‘localhost\SQLExpress’ could not be foun… read more

Deploying to Azure from psake - “No snap-ins have been registered”

June 21, 2011 - 158 words - 1 mins
Cloud hosting really lends itself to continuous deployment approaches - scripted provisioning models and blue/green deployment are well catered for. In the case of Microsoft Azure, the Powershell Cmdlets integrate easily with our psake build scripts. Unfortunately, the cmdlets are 64 bit only and mo… read more