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Expected NuGet Downtime – August 22 11pm-12am PDT

As mentioned in a previous post, we’ve been working to address some performance problems on the NuGet Gallery.The fixes we have in place include some time-consuming database migrations. During our dry run deployments, we found that virtually all requests to the database will time out while these migrations are running. We have ...

Running ASP.NET MVC 3 Applications on Azure

Microsoft recently released the Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 1.4 (August 2011) update which includes a new ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Role project template which makes it easier to deploy an MVC 3 application to Azure. Let’s walk through this process end-to-end. Step 1 – Install the tools Step 2...

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