Sochi 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games were undoubtedly the most important sporting event of 2014. During the Games, the official website of the Games became the most popular sports website in the world. We shall take a look under the hood and analyze its distributed architecture organically built on Microsoft Azure in order to cope with the rapidly growing and unpredictable load. Come and learn about the interesting problems we faced, as well as about how we designed our system in accordance with the strict requirements for this class of solutions.
The odds of beating cancer for pediatric patients are good, but these strong, young survivors often have life-long healthcare concerns that must be monitored and addressed. After watching patients attempt to cope with this challenge, Pediatric Endocrinologists and other Healthcare professionals thought there ought to be a way they could offer their patients easy, secure access to all the information they would need to get optimal care for the remainder of their lives. HIMformatics, a software development company, was able to use a platform created by DevExpress, based on Microsoft® development technologies, to make this far-sighted medical dream a reality—complete with a user-friendly, secure web-portal that can be used to both store and share a patient's complete medical history. This makes the ongoing fight for a long, healthy life easier for patients, families, and providers.