This week is jam-packed with opportunities to learn about and get started using Windows Azure. If you haven’t had a chance to look into Windows Azure yet, take some time this week and give it a try by attending these LIVE ONLINE events:

Details on Windows Azure Camp Online >>
Details on Learn Windows Azure >>

image Getting Started with Windows Azure
LIVE | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>
In this session, You will see how to get started with the Windows Azure, the SDK, and tools to build your first application. You will also learn the key concepts of Windows Azure Compute.
   
image Speaker Photo ([Left to Right] Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich)Learn Windows Azure
LIVE | 9:00 AM PT | Add to Outlook >>
LIVE from the Microsoft Redmond Campus, join to learn how to get started building applications for the cloud from Microsoft technical leaders Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich.
   
image Understanding SQL Azure
LIVE | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>
In this session, you’ll get an overview of SQL Azure, discover the differences between SQL Azure and on-premise SQL Server, and get tips and tricks needed to get started developing new database applications or migrating existing SQL Server databases to the cloud.
   
image Application Scenarios
LIVE | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>
In this session you’ll see how you can utilize Windows Azure for several common scenarios including web, technical computing, devices, social games and social apps. You’ll explore the various Windows Azure Toolkits and samples that you can use to build your next cloud application.

Then, continue your learning next week with additional LIVE sessions:

image Windows Azure Storage
LIVE | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>
Windows Azure Storage is a highly available and massively scalable storage service in the cloud for storing a variety of forms of data. In this session, you’ll learn how to get started using Windows Azure storage blobs, tables, queues, and drives.
   
image Securing, Connecting, and Scaling
LIVE | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>
In this session, you’ll discover how to use Windows Azure services for authorization and authentication, sending messages to tiers of your application, and how to scale in order to realize the true benefits of the Cloud.

Details on Windows Azure Camp Online >>
Details on Learn Windows Azure >>

If you’re not able to make any of the above, don’t worry. Both the Windows Azure Camp sessions and the Learn Windows Azure sessions will be recorded and posted later for on-demand viewing. Stay tuned to the blog for information on how to access the recordings.

Happy Learning!