Nitzan Sankevitz

Juice it up – Performance in CloudShare

May 16th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags: , ,


These days, when Cloud Computing is no longer just a buzz word but actual types of services and solutions, we find ourselves facing a problem – The huge quantity and variety of the different services providers. Choosing your cloud provider these days is a confusing and exhausting task – you have to compare the pricing, the features and the total solution’s value of different providers before you choose what fits you best. The problem is that each providers’ services and features are very different from one another, but although there are so many differences between the providers, there is one very important criteria that’s shared between them all – Performance.

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Juan Carlos

SharePoint 2013 and Yammer Integration Features in the Service Pack 1

April 26th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , ,


After some weeks where I guess SharePoint team has been very busy, we can finally say that the “real and definitive” service pack (SP) 1 for SharePoint 2013 has just arrived and it’s ready to download and install on your SharePoint deployments (Note: For your reference, I recommend you to read Stefan Goßner ’s blog post about the re-release of SharePoint 2013 SP 1. In this article I will show you one of the enhancements included as part of the SharePoint 2013 SP 1: a first integration approach between SharePoint 2013 and Yammer. Indeed, SharePoint 2013 included a first approach to real hybrid solutions where we will have out of the box the possibility of using on-premises and Office 365 features.

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Scott Petri

Hot off the press – Keep Current on CloudShare

April 18th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare | Tags:


CloudShare adds new releases and updates to our platform every other week.  Sometimes they’re big updates, sometimes small.  We want to keep your experience fresh and always improving, so they can be major upgrades, performance improvements, bug fixes or new functions.

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Juan Carlos

How to hide the SharePoint 2013 Ribbon programmatically!

April 15th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test, SharePoint | Tags: , , , ,


This time I want to share with you some tips about how to hide the SharePoint 2010 / 2013 Ribbon programmatically.

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Scott Petri

Controlling your Costs with Environment Policies

April 14th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , ,


Managing policies …and your usage …and your costs …and how it all adds up sounds super dull, right? And it is.

That is, until it isn’t. Have you ever had to experienced the feeling of going to your boss or any other financial controller in your company with an unexpected bill? And that bill happened to be larger than you could have imagined? It’s a long walk to their office isn’t it? Well, we don’t want you to experience that, ever!

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Chris Riley

Using Cloud Orchestration to Respond Quickly to Heartbleed

April 11th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , , ,


I wish I could say I found out about the Heartbleed bug very quickly and from some super deep technical source.  But I didn’t.  I found it on my favorite Tmblr blog, filled with animated gifs about DevOps that gets me through the day. And once I realized what this particular Gif was telling me, I too was in a small state of shock.

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Nitzan Sankevitz

Expand your organization – Make CloudShare environments a part of your domain

April 10th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare


Many of our users view their CloudShare environments as separate and different entities than their own organizational infrastructure and systems. On one side, there is your organizational environment and on the other there are your CloudShare environments. But why make this distinction when they can both be part of the same entity? More and more organizations are starting to understand the needs for Hybrid Cloud solutions and look for different ways to implement them.

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Chris Riley

If you build it they will …. Find Bugs?

April 8th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Dev / Test | Tags: , , , , , , ,


Last week CloudShare joined the 2014 Build Conference in San Francisco.  If you have never been to the conference, I recommend it.  It is a great way for developers to find out what is new in the Microsoft Dev Tools world, meet with Peers to solve real world problems, and get up to speed on modern day trends.  Like one of this years themes, DevOps.

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Juan Carlos

Creating a SharePoint Cloud Business App Step by Step!

March 28th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: SharePoint | Tags: , , , , ,


As you know, Microsoft released the March Update of the Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 a few weeks ago in the SharePoint Conference hold in Las Vegas. In this article I will show you step by step how to create a SharePoint Cloud Business App using the update project template included in the tools.

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Daniel Bakshi

Inception: The journey of nested virtualization

March 25th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: CloudShare, Demos & POCs, Dev / Test, Training | Tags: , , , , , ,


If you’ve not been living on the moon, you’ve probably heard of the concept of “Nested Virtualization”.
This is a method of running a Virtual Machine inside a Virtual Machine.

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