A few weeks ago we published an open source framework that covers a scenario required by many partners I’ve been working with on Azure over the course of the past 4 years: asynchronous execution of jobs on compute instances in the background – or simple batch processing.

Click here if you want to learn more: http://blog.mszcool.com/index.php/2014/06/geres2-an-oss-framework-for-reliable-execution-of-background-jobs-on-azure/.

As one of the product owners of this project I am really proud of what we achieved and the collaboration we're having now with the Azure product group. Just also visit our Codeplex Workspace (geres2.codeplex.com) if you're interested in learning more, trying it out and contributing to the project.