Microsoft Azure knock out, there goes the idea of hosting my trading system in the cloud
This was on BBC but seriously, I always thought this would be smart thing to do to host all my trading ideas and systems on the cloud with Azure. It is cheap but never do live trading on it as it is not secure. Any dope should know that. For testing and analyzing, it should be just fine when it works. Visual Studio makes it kind of easy to integrate with. Also, it is the fastest growing part of Microsoft.
Microsoft faults knock sites offline
Faults with Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure knock many third-party sites offline and restrict access to its own apps.