RSVP for the Geek Train to .NET Fringe

The .NET Fringe Conference guests coming from northern Cascadia (north of Portland) will have the excellent benefit of taking the Geek Train to the conference. It’s also only $10 friggin’ bucks!

Geek Train from Seattle to Portland

April 12th-14th is the epic .NET Fringe Conference. For those coming from Seattle for the conference, there’s going to be a geek train, there however one major decision that needs to be made. What departure should we board to get to Portland. This is where I’ll need your help to decide. There will be a mini-hack, wifi, food, and likely we’ll actually get the entire car to ourselves with enough of a crew. So sign up, vote, vote often and frequently for your preferred departure time! I’ll see you on the train!

Deploy a Framework Friday #2 with ASP.NET MVC 4

First let’s build a standard ASP.NET MVC Application (yes, you can do the same without the MVC Project, but I … More

IaaS vs. PaaS or Infrastructure vs. Platform and I Want Beer NOW!

A friend and now coworker of mine, Richard Seroter (@rseroter¬†& Blog) decided to do a comparo. I took the infrastructure … More

Going Hard Core: Vmware’s Cloud Foundry Forks Uhuru & Iron Foundry Review

Back in December Uhuru Software and Tier 3 released two different forks of Cloud Foundry that enabled .NET Support. I wasn’t sure which I wanted to use, since I had some serious Cloud Foundry work I was about to dive into, so I’ve picked them apart to determine how each works. This is what I’ve found so far. Uhuru

Source Code
Public Site: http://www.uhurusoftware.com/
Community / Support Site
Community LinkedIn Site (Mostly “biz” oriented)
What Uhuru Software is…
Micro Cloud VM/Installers (requires registration)
Iron Foundry

Source Code
Public Site: http://www.ironfoundry.org/
Community / Support Site
Iron Foundry Blog
VM Download (For Micro Cloud Foundry)
That covers the basic links to the downloads, community, and other points of presence, now it is time to dig into some of the differences I’ve found. First though, I got a good environment setup to test each of the forks, from within the same Cloud Foundry Environment! So this is how I’ve set this up…