Our Windows Azure cloud platform provides both Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) features for migrating and running virtual machines in the cloud and Platform as a Service (PaaS) features for developing new cloud-based applications. Together, these capabilities can be used by IT Pros and Developers working together to build interesting hybrid application solutions that involve both virtual machines and custom code running in the cloud.
In this article, I've include a link to a session deck that I recently delivered on this topic and also a link to a Hands On Lab where you can step through this process for yourself ...
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In this presentation, I cover the following topics:
After completing the lab steps below, you will be better able to directly connect a Web Role to a SQL Server running in a virtual machine through a simple virtual network, configure a SQL Server Virtual Machine and update and deploy the sample Web Application to a Cloud App in Windows Azure.
After completing this hands-on lab, learn more about Windows Azure in our 31 Days of Servers in the Cloud article series.
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