Enable Diagnostics to make all these useful (in some cases?) IIS logs available

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/david.wang/archive/2005/12/31/howto-basics-of-iis6-troubleshooting.aspx

Id #13977 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 22, 2011 at 6:02 PM by codingoutloud

ELMAH Startup Task

Make sense to install this in a Startup Task?   http://code.google.com/p/elmah/   install configure integrate with Diagnostics so its logs get scouped up by Azure

Id #13974 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM by codingoutloud

Add URL Scan in Startup Task

http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/477/urlscan-faq/   install configure logs to be swept up by diagnostics

Id #13973 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 22, 2011 at 1:03 PM by codingoutloud

Robusterer CreateIfNotExist

For example, race condition with a recently deleted blob container can result in this code:   bool didNotExistCreated = blobContainer.CreateIfNotExist();   Generating this exception:   {"The specif...

Id #13868 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 1, 2011 at 4:08 PM by codingoutloud

Helpers for Service Management API

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee460782.aspx

Id #13867 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 1, 2011 at 2:29 PM by codingoutloud

Generic Role Coordination

e.g., http://geekswithblogs.net/adelsors/archive/2011/01/29/how-to-leverage-the-internal-http-endpoint-available-on-azure.aspx   or voting   or approach ericg mentioned

Id #13866 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 1, 2011 at 12:22 PM by codingoutloud

Use of RoleEnviroment.IsAvailable outside of Azure

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2957938/why-am-i-getting-sehexception-when-calling-roleenvironment-getconfigurationsettin

Id #13865 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jul 1, 2011 at 12:21 PM by codingoutloud

SQL Azure extension method

http://geekswithblogs.net/hroggero/archive/2011/05/26/cloud-lesson-learned-exponential-backoff.aspx

Id #13735 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jun 25, 2011 at 8:38 PM by codingoutloud

SQL Azure extension method

http://geekswithblogs.net/hroggero/archive/2011/05/26/cloud-lesson-learned-exponential-backoff.aspx

Id #13734 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jun 25, 2011 at 8:37 PM by codingoutloud

Extension Method?

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/avkashchauhan/archive/2011/06/24/linq-code-to-query-windows-azure-wadlogstable-to-get-rows-which-are-stored-after-a-specific-datetime.aspx

Id #13733 | Release: None | Updated: Feb 2, 2013 at 2:02 AM by codingoutloud | Created: Jun 25, 2011 at 8:36 PM by codingoutloud