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Windows Azure App Types

Windows Azure App Types

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When you’re building applications, it helps to have a lay of the land so you can see the forest from the trees.  This is a quick visual tour of some whiteboard solutions and common application patterns for Windows Azure.

Canonical Windows Azure Application
Here is a simple and common Azure application pattern:

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One App, Multiple Clients
Here is an example of a whiteboard solution for one cloud application, with multiple clients:

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Mapping to the Application Architecture Guide
Here’s an example of mapping an application to the canonical application architecture in the Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, second edition:

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