Archive for June, 2013

Encrypting connection strings in Windows Azure web applications

You may not want your connection strings embedded in your web.config in plaintext – that will expose your database credentials to all the world. This blog post shows how to secure the connection strings. It is ugly, but quite doable. Note: SQL Azure team has posted a four-part series on this in September 2010. Some […]

June 12, 2013 · Jouni Heikniemi · 21 Comments
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SANKO event on “Windows Azure in practice”

If you’re in Finland next week and speak Finnish, there’s a good reason for you to come over to local Microsoft premises on Thursday 13th afternoon. Offbeat Solutions and Kompozure will be organizing a free user group seminar on practical Azure experiences. I will personally give an overview of Azure’s PaaS and IaaS offerings, which […]

June 5, 2013 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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