imageMy fellow developer evangelist in California, Bret Stateham, wrote a great article on how Windows Azure developers can now more-easily leverage the Windows Azure Data Marketplace. Check it out.

Did you know that Windows Azure has it’s own store?  It’s been around for some time as the Windows Azure Marketplace.  Well, today an update to the Windows Azure Management portal allows both store vendors and consumers a much better shopping experience! 

There are numerous add-on including data sets, data services, and application services.  You can add services including:

  • Bing Search API
  • ClearDB MySQL Database
  • MongoLab hosted MongoDB
  • Email services with SendGrid
  • Loqate Verify’s Address Verification
  • Many more…

Read the article here