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June 29, 2011

Windows Azure Step by Step--New from Microsoft Press

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Windows Azure™ Step by Step

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Sebastopol, CA—Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using Windows Azure™—one step at a time. Ideal for those with basic programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for working with the core services and features of the Windows Azure platform.

With Windows Azure Step by Step (Microsoft Press, $34.99 USD), you will discover how to:

  • Extend your existing skills to the cloud development model
  • Build a simple web role application and deploy it to the cloud
  • Create a worker role project to perform backend processes
  • Store persistent data with Windows Azure Storage
  • Develop a scalable database application in the cloud using Microsoft SQL Azure
  • Connect several cloud-based applications with Windows Azure AppFabric
  • Design a multitiered solution that can scale to meet user demand

For a review copy or more information please email maryr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

Roberto Brunetti is an experienced consultant, trainer, and author. He's a co-founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers, and the founder of ThinkMobile, the largest Italian community for mobile development. He is a regular speaker at major conferences, and works closely with Microsoft Italy to put on events and build training courses.

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For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0790145309099

Windows Azure™ Step by Step Windows Azure Step by Step
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Roberto Brunetti
Print ISBN: 9780735649729   Ebook ISBN: 9780735649736  
Pages: 344
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