Chapter 15. Azure Web Service Integration
When Microsoft first announced to the public in late 2008 the concept that it had been working on for years called Azure, the paradigms associated with integrated solutions changed yet again. Azure presents new possibilities that are only now starting to be realized, and in our opinion, Azure represents the beginning of a fundamental shift in how users and organizations interact with applications and data.
What Is Azure?
Internet-scale cloud computing platforms such as Azure provide a full range of functionality to build a plethora of applications: from consumer web- to enterprise-based, all hosted on Microsoft data centers. ...