Thursday, November 05, 2015

Clouds by Numbers

Who has the biggest cloud? By year’s end, the answer may surprise you. | Gigaom

"Amazon Web Services remains the biggest of the big cloud providers, but it’s seeing competitors gaining in its rear-view mirror. Nomura Securities analyst Rick Sherlund now expects Microsoft to field the largest cloud business by December — at least in terms of annual revenue run rate which he estimated will be $5.77 billion"
synergy q2

"Amazon Web Services, the company's network of servers, data storage technology and virtual computing platforms, is on pace to bring in more than $7 billion in sales this year.

This week, Deutsche Bank estimated that AWS sales could reach $16.2 billion by the end of 2017. That would make AWS worth $160 billion"

Swagger & ASP.NET Web API @ Azure

Azure Friday

Inside Web APIs and Swagger 101 with Brady Gaster
"Brady Gaster comes by Azure Friday and explains "Swagger" to Scott.
Swagger is kind of like WSDL for RESTful Web Services.
If you've got a Web API running in the cloud, you'll want to know about Swagger. 
Azure API Apps speak Swagger at their core.
We'll use Swagger AND Swashbuckle to light up some Web APIs!"