WordPress on Windows Azure – a bit of history

In February 2011 I had the fortune of getting a meeting with Alessandro Catrioni, head of the Azure Interop team at Microsoft. We had a long chat about the possibility of creating a persistent, scaleable WordPress Networks solution that could run natively on Windows Azure. A bit like trying to boil the ocean, but we…

Open Source in the Cloud – WordPress on Azure: My Make Web Not War presentation

Curious about the concept behind WordPress on Windows Azure or why I’m so excited about hosting WordPress Networks on a Microsoft platform? Look no further than the presentation above from Make Web Not War 2011. In it I explain the premise and reasoning behind hosting WordPress Networks on Windows Azure along with some general principles…