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Introduction to Microsoft Windows Azure Platform

Published on: 8/16/2010, Learning Snack

Microsoft Windows Azure platform is an Internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in highly secure, geo-redundant Microsoft data centers. It offers a flexible, familiar development environment to create cloud applications and services. Using the Windows Azure platform, organizations can easily deploy applications in the cloud-based infrastructure without incurring huge costs involved in planning, purchasing, configuring, and maintaining the hardware and software required to deploy the applications. This snack introduces the features and benefits of the Windows Azure platform. This snack also compares the key characteristics of the Windows Azure platform with other cloud-computing vendors.

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Windows Azure Jump Start: Building Cloud Applications with the Windows Azure Platform

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

The Windows Azure Jump Start video series is for all architects and developers interested in designing, developing and delivering cloud-based applications leveraging the Windows Azure Platform. The overall target of this course is to help development teams make the right decisions with regard to cloud technology, the Azure environment and application lifecycle, Storage options, Diagnostics, Security and Scalability.

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Introducing Windows Azure

Published on: 9/28/2010, Article

This downloadable white paper discusses how Windows Azure is the platform for running Windows applications and storing data in the cloud.

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Windows Azure Jump Start (02): Introduction to Compute

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

This session deals with options for sensitive data, considerations from a legal and regulatory perspective, and the availability of Cloud resources.

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Overview of the Windows Azure Compute Emulator

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

The Windows Azure compute emulator enables you to run, test, debug, and fine-tune your application before you deploy it as a hosted service to Windows Azure.

 

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Windows Azure Jump Start (05): Windows Azure Storage, Part 1 and Part 2

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

This two-part section of the Windows Azure Jump Start covers the following options for storage as well as ways to access storage when leveraging the Windows Azure Platform: Non-Relational Storage, Relational SQL Azure Storage, Blobs, Drives, RESTful web services, and Content Delivery Networks (CDN).

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Overview of the Windows Azure Storage Emulator

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

The Windows Azure storage emulator provides local instances of the Blob, Queue, and Table services that are available in the Windows Azure. If you are building an application that uses storage services, you can test locally by using the storage emulator.

 

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Windows Azure Jump Start (08): Windows Azure Diagnostics

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

These Jump Start sessions walks users through deployment and how to perform diagnostics in the Cloud. It covers the Diagnostics Monitor, ways to collect diagnostics data, persisting data in Windows Azure Storage and common usage scenarios.

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Overview of the Deployment Process for an Application

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

The Windows Azure SDK includes command-line tools that you can use to package and deploy your application for the compute emulator or for Windows Azure.

 

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"How Do I?" Videos for Windows Azure Platform

Published on: 9/28/2010, Article

These MSDN webcasts and how-to videos cover Windows Azure, AppFabric, and Microsoft SQL Azure.

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Windows Azure Jump Start (03): Windows Azure Lifecycle, Part 1 and 2

Published on: 2/7/2011, Article

This Jump Start covers the following components of the Application Life Cycle: Design, Development, and Deployment.

 

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Course 50466A: Windows Azure Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Published on: 12/10/2010, Classroom Training

This class is an introduction to cloud computing and specifically Microsoft's public cloud offering in Windows Azure. Windows Azure has been described by Microsoft as an operating system for "the cloud". In this class, you explore this new cloud operating system and learn how to write, deploy and monitor .NET applications in Azure.

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Windows Azure Platform Training Kit

Published on: 9/28/2010, Article

This class is an introduction to cloud computing and specifically Microsoft's public cloud offering in Windows Azure. Windows Azure has been described by Microsoft as an operating system for "the cloud". In this class, you explore this new cloud operating system and learn how to write, deploy and monitor .NET applications in Azure.

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Windows Azure Platform: Create Applications Running in the Cloud: Virtual Labs

Published on: 9/28/2010, Article

These MSDN virtual labs allow you to test drive Windows Azure Platform solutions. These labs demonstrate how to develop applications running in the cloud by using your existing skills with Microsoft Visual Studio and the Microsoft .NET Framework.

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Exam 70-583 - PRO: Designing and Developing Windows Azure Applications

Published on: 9/28/2010, Article

Register now to take exam 70-583.