Monday, November 30, 2009

Videos from the Windows Azure Launch in Germany

The launch event of Windows Azure in Germany end of November was really nice with a  lot of partner case-studies and on-site stands. It was good to see that the Cloud becomes a reality. You can checkout the German videos here.

Friday, November 27, 2009

Official Introduction Document to Windows Azure

Microsoft rampup released a six-paged document on Windows Azure describing

a) Resources offered by Windows Azure

b) Windows Azure architecture

c) Developing Issues for the Cloud.

Download the article here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=96d08ded-bbb9-450b-b180-b9d1f04c3b7f

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Get Windows Azure SDK v1.0

Microsoft released version 1.0 of the Windows Azure Software Development Kit. Besides the Development Fabric, the Development Storage and other basics for developing applications on the Windows Azure platform it contains

a) a Diagnostics library to enable logging using standard .NET APIs

b) Certificate Management to support SSL certificates in Windows Azure

c) Persistent local resource storage during role recycle

and more great features. Even the samples have been updated and show new features. Both in C# and VB.NET.

Go for it!
Download the SDK here.