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Here are 12 great HD Windows Azure platform videos posted out on Channel 9. These are recordings from the “Building Cloud Applications using the Windows Azure Platform” virtual training event. If you missed here are session recordings below:

Session 01: Windows Azure Overview
Session 02: Introduction to Compute
Session 03: Windows Azure Lifecycle, Part 1
Session 04: Windows Azure Lifecycle, Part 2
Session 05: Windows Azure Storage, Part 1
Session 06: Windows Azure Storage, Part 2
Session 07: Introduction to SQL Azure
Session 08: Windows Azure Diagnostics
Session 09: Windows Azure Security, Part 1
Session 10: Windows Azure Security, Part 2
Session 11: Scalability, Caching & Elasticity, Part 1
Session 12: Scalability, Caching & Elasticity, Part 2, and Q&A

Course materials and code samples

A big thanks go to Frank Gartland for the blog posting .

Other Windows Azure platform resources:

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The Windows Azure platform 30 day pass includes the following resources:

Windows Azure

4 small compute instances
3GB of storage
250,000 storage transactions

SQL Azure

Two 1GB Web Edition database

AppFabric

100,000 Access Control transactions
2 Service Bus connections
Data Transfers (per region)
3 GB in
3 GB out

Here are some great resources to get you started: