Readiness & Resources
On demand intros
o Oct 19: Introduction to Windows Azure Platform o Nov 10: Introduction to SQL Azure
o Oct 19: Introduction to Windows Azure Platform
o Nov 10: Introduction to SQL Azure
PDC Video: An introduction to SQL Azure Data Sync Service
If you like these videos you may want to look at the PDC Downloader
I've been working a fair bit with storage, this post details your options and choices:
I spent a fair amount of clarifying that Azure is a PaaS, so its interesting to read Meaningful cloud categories get past the hype
In the news:
I was reading about an old friend (#PaulCross) and work colleagues start-up firm using Azure Storage as a low cost durable option for the photo sharing service.
Koodibook case study
For the Enterprise
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Security Development Lifecycle best practices as described in “Security Best Practices For Developing Windows Azure Applications” whitepaper
What's this Windows Azure DataMarket all about?
·The Windows Azure DataMarket has been released with new user experience and expanded datasets from leading content providers
· DataMarket is launching with 35+ content partners with content ranging from; demographic, geospatial, financial, retail, sports, weather, environmental and health care
Explore available datasets on DataMarket here.