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MYOB delays Azure cloud launch

“because of feedback received from beta testers…forced an extension in development times”

Aidmatrix and Bing Maps Use Windows Azure to Aid Japan Disaster Recovery Efforts

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Reading:

  • Windows Azure

Segmenting the Queue across Multiple Instances in Windows Azure

Deploying a Basic Ruby App in Windows Azure

Windows Azure and scaling: how? (.NET)

  • SQL Azure

SQL Azure Use Case: Department Application Data Store

Simplified Import and Export of Data

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  • Mon, Mar 28, 12:00pm PST
  • Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 8:00 AM PST

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A tricky one this week. Is there a supported session state solution on Azure? 

"Microsoft does not support SQL Session State Management using SQL Azure databases for ASP.net applications."

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2006191

"The TableStorageSessionStateProvider class is unsupported code and currently does not include any tidy up routines. If you use this provider, you must develop a mechanism to remove expired sessions from storage"

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff803373.aspx

Until such time as AppFabric Caching is available (a supported solution) you could build your own or try:

Also worth watching jumpstarts: