Azure_thumbnail

Students

Need access to Windows Azure outside the classroom? Working on a project on cloud computing? Or maybe your master thesis? As a student you can take advantage of the free Windows Azure trial offer and run a Small Windows Azure instance with a 1GB SQL Azure database for 90 days*

Here is what you get (monthly allocations):

  • Compute: 750 hours of a Small Compute Instance
  • Storage: 20GB with 50k Storage transactions
  • Data Transfers: 20GB out / Unlimited inbound data transfer
  • Relational Database: 1GB Web Edition SQL Azure database
  • Access Control: 100,000 transactions
  • Service Bus: 2 connections
  • Caching: 128MB cache

Get the free trial

*A Windows Live ID and credit card are required for proof of identity. There is no obligation to purchase at the end of the free trial.

Learning Resources:

Short and interactive learning presentations that provide foundational learning
Windows Azure - Step by Step Book

Ideal for those with fundamental programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for mastering the entire Windows Azure platform.

Order Now

For more details see http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/community/education/program/overview/