MSDN 6 Part FREE Webcast: Cloud Computing Soup to Nuts

Microsoft MSDN Webcast has begun a Level 100 6 Part Series on Getting Started with Windows Azure Part 1: 2/7/2012 11:00 am PST Get Started with Cloud Computing and Windows Azure Get started with Windows Azure and cloud computing. Explore what Windows Azure is and isn’t and get started by building our first cloud application. [...]

Why So Many Azure Storage Transactions?

  Recently, I had a client sign up for a Windows Azure account getting the first 90 days for free. This free account gives you a 1GB SQL Azure Web edition database, 50,000 storage transactions and 750 small compute hours.  This should be plenty for the next couple of months, or so I thought.  This [...]

Windows Azure Commercial Release this year!

After conferring with several Microsoft Windows Azure Speakers and Azure Project Managers at TechEd last week, I was able to ferret out a tentative release schedule for Windows Azure. Azure Platform and Services – Commercial Release on track for PDC this year (Nov 2009) Visual Studio 2010 – On track to be released at PDC [...]