Kirk Evans is a Microsoft Architect for the Azure Center of Excellence.
Introduction to SharePoint and Azure IaaS
Building SharePoint Apps with Windows Azure Platform as a Service
SharePoint Solutions and Architectures on Windows Azure Infrastructure Services
Understanding Authentication and Permissions with Apps for SharePoint and Office
WS-Eventing was republished today with Sun and IBM joining in the effort. This is great news as it proves that the industry is reaching agreement around a composable architecture for the WS-* specifications. Note also that WS-Eventing references WS-Addressing (recently submitted to the W3C), further proving out the benefits of the workshop process.