TechNet Radio: Delivering Results – How PoliticalTracker uses Windows Azure

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Tommy Patterson welcomes the folks from PoliticalTracker.com as they discuss their decision process for choosing Microsoft technologies in their daily operations. Tune in as they walk us through a bevy of real world scenarios in which they use Windows Azure , Office 365, Windows Server, SQL Server, Visual Studio and Skype.

  • [0:16] What is PoliticalTracker?
  • [6:18 DEMO: PoliticalTracker.com
  • [8:16] Windows Azure Overview, Virtual Machines, Web Services, etc.
  • [12:16] Visual Studio Virtual Machines in Windows Azure  
  • [20:36] SQL Server Virtual Machines in Windows Azure
  • [21:47] Bizspark Program for Startups, Discounts and Free Azure Services In Use
  • [29:31] Why do some people fear Azure SQL Databases?
  • [30:47] Office 365 in the Workplace, SharePoint, Outlook, Wiki
  • [33:10] DEMO: Office365 in Action
  • [34:50] Skype, Developers Overseas, Collaboration
  • [36:47] What's Coming Next for Political Tracker?

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