[Mono-dev] Cloud Based Solution

Keerthi Bharath keerthibharath at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 11:03:21 EDT 2009


Thanks for your input. Actually I was thinking of doing it as part of GSoc.
Actually the Azure is in CTP and the addin tool currently released,
replicates what the application can do in the cloud instead of the actual
Could you please give me some pointers on how to proceed with the Azure
development runtime. I assume it is similar to Asp.net runtime.
You could have run in to the same kind of problems and solutions while
designing the runtime. It would help me a lot.


On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:36 AM, Rafael Teixeira <monoman at gmail.com> wrote:

> It seems to be a very complex project and encompasses things like managing
> multiple servers, having backend storage with automatic replication,
> performance monitoring, etc,, meaning possibly interacting with many other
> (unmanaged) projects. It is probably a larger than mono itself project.
> Not to fright you, but it seems like something that need a lot more
> investment than volunteer effort.
> Nevertheless, I can envision someone implementing something like the Azzure
> development runtime, which is mainly implementing the APIs with no "cloud"
> to back it, in just some months, or less if more people volunteer to help.
> Make it expand to work in a reliable and manageable form in an actual cloud
> of servers is what is really the hardest target.
> Have fun,
> 2009/3/31 Keerthi Bharath <keerthibharath at gmail.com>
>> Hello Everyone,
>> I want to know, whether we have already or in future have plans of
>> implementing windows azure services( cloud based platform) as part of Mono.
>> I developed an application with Azure( based on .net 3.5 sp1). It ran
>> without any issues with MOMA. But when I tried it with Mono develop, it says
>> the application is not supported. So I assume we have not developed the
>> apis.
>> So I thought, it would help the mono and suse community immensely if I try
>> implementing the APIs with regard to the azure services.
>> The azure runtime environment seems similar to ASP.net( with the xml
>> config files).
>> It would be very helpful, if you could let me know whether this is a
>> viable project to start working on and please let me know where I can start(
>> probably some pointers from people who have implemented asp.net kind of
>> func in to Mono)
>> Thanks for helping me out.
>> -Keerthi
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