Video: NewsGator Moves 3 Million Blog Posts Per Day on Windows Azure

Through its Datawire service, NewsGator aggregates approximately 1.6 million content sources on an hourly basis. This service used to be housed in their own data center; NewsGator recently moved this service to Windows Azure.In the video below, Walker Fenton, and Brian Reischl of NewsGator describe tips and tricks of moving this high availability service which […]

Through its Datawire service, NewsGator aggregates approximately 1.6 million content sources on an hourly basis. This service used to be housed in their own data center; NewsGator recently moved this service to Windows Azure.

In the video below, Walker Fenton, and Brian Reischl of NewsGator describe tips and tricks of moving this high availability service which aggregates more than 3.25 million posts per day. The team tells ISV Bruce Kyle how they started with an existing ASP.NET application, but during the transition had to change how they thought about several facets of the solution -- from technical aspects of storage and network connectivity to the business model.