Cloud Computing & Windows Azure Platform (Part 1 of 3): Overview

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The Windows Azure platform is a set of high-performance cloud computing services that can be used together or independently and enable developers to leverage existing skills and familiar tools to develop cloud applications. This video provides a developer-focused overview of this new online service computing platform. We explore the components, key features, and real day-to-day benefits of Windows Azure.

Watch this in-person MSDN Event on-demand and learn about:

  • What is cloud computing?
  • Running web and web service applications in the cloud
  • Using the Windows Azure and local developer cloud fabric
  • Getting started – tools, SDKs, and accounts
  • Writing applications for Windows Azure


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