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Local specialists demonstrate and promote best practices:

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From David Pallman’s upcoming book, The Azure Handbook, he addresses platform choice. Choice is good, right?

I like his approach as well as the way he discusses design for cloud:

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Global:

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January/February community web cast boot camps

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Some general guidance on SQL Azure this week:

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This week some Q&A on the Azure VM Role (thanks to Buck Woody and his learning plan for Windows Azure Compute:

Q: What is the Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Role?

A: The Windows Azure VM Role is an Operating System-level mechanism for code deployment.

Q: Where can I find details about the VM Role in an Overview and in Detail? 

A: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg465398.aspx

Q: What is the proper use of the VM Role?

A: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/buckwoody/archive/2010/12/28/the-proper-use-of-the-vm-role-in-windows-azure.aspx

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