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Windows Azure Jump Start (01): Windows Azure Overview

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Building Cloud Applications with the Windows Azure Platform

This session provides an engaging overview of why the Cloud is such a popular choice for applications, and how the Windows Azure Platform is the best alternative for you and your team.

The Windows Azure Jump Start video series is for all architects and developers interested in designing, developing and delivering cloud-based applications leveraging the Windows Azure Platform. The overall target of this course is to help development teams make the right decisions with regard to cloud technology, the Azure environment and application lifecycle, Storage options, Diagnostics, Security and Scalability. The course is based on the Windows Azure Platform Training Course and taught by Microsoft Press authors, Manu Cohen-Yashar and David S. Platt.

As you’re enjoying the videos, you can access the content for this class, student files and links to demo code at the Windows Azure Born To Learn Forum.

Access to Windows Azure for the labs:
●     Free Windows Azure Platform 30-day pass for US-based students (use promo code: MSL001)
●     MSDN Subscribers:
●     Free access for CPLS, Partners:
●     Options for all others:

Learn more about the Windows Azure Platform through training and certification options from Microsoft Learning.

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



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    Carl Diltz

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    Anton Swanevelder

    Thanks for the videos, very entertaining as well as informative.

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    Mohammed Shazan

    Hi, Im not able to view the first video (Titled: Windows Azure Jump Start (01): Windows Azure Overview). I tried re-installing silverlight. This doesnt help. All the other videos work.

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