Digital Chalk Talk Videos – detailed technical overviews of the new Windows Azure services and supporting technologies as announced June 7, including Virtual Machines (IaaS Windows and Linux), Storage, Command Line Tools
Windows Azure Scenarios Videos on You Tube – “how to” guides, including “Create and Manage Virtual Networks”, “Create & Manage SQL Database”, and many more
“Watch Learn Live” event from TechEd Orlando, Monday June 11 – with priority for large Enterprise customers, webcasts on key announcements and topics for Windows Azure, including Virtual Machines (IaaS) and Networking. Recordings of these Sessions are available.
90 Day Free Trial - we would like to confirm that the Preview Period in support of the new release of Windows Azure is now available, which will enable you to evaluate the new Virtual Machines/IaaS and Enterprise Networking capabilities. Once you have registered for the 90 Day Free Trial and created a new Account, you can access the Preview directly at this link:
The Windows Azure Training Kit June 2012 Update is now available. The June 2012 update includes 42 step-by-step hands-on labs and 20 presentations covering the new Windows Azure features. Some of the highlights of this update include:
· 12 new hands-on labs for Windows Azure Virtual Machines
· 11 new hands-on labs for Windows Azure Web Sites
· 2 new hands-on labs that demonstrate Windows Azure with Windows 8 Metro-style applications
· New hands-on labs for Node.js and PHP using Mac OS X
· Updated content for the latest Windows Azure SDKs, tools, and new Windows Azure Management Portal
· New and updated presentations designed to support individual sessions to a full 3 day training workshops
Download NowYou can download the training kit from the download center here: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=8396
Just like past releases, the full training kit package (213MB) is a self-extracting exe that will unpack all of the hands-on labs and presentations to your local machine. You can then browse through the hands-on labs as HTML or the PowerPoint presentations locally. Alternatively, you can download the Training Kit Web Installer (2.4MB) and selectively choose individual hands-on labs or presentations.
To review what's new in the latest release of the Windows Azure Platform, check out What's New in Windows Azure