Windows Azure Platform for Developers

Video description

Learn about the Windows Azure Platform, an Internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. We show you how the Windows Azure Platform provides you with a range of functionality to build applications from consumer Web to enterprise scenarios and includes an operating system with a set of developer services. The Windows Azure Platform provides a fully interoperable environment with support of industry standards and Web protocols, including REST, SOAP, and XML. Dive into these resources to learn more about how you can utilize this powerful solution to build new applications or extend existing ones.

Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1: Plan
    1. The Windows Azure Development Experience
    2. Windows Azure for Developers: .NET Services
    3. The Windows Azure TCO and ROI Calculator
    4. Why Windows Azure : Front Runner
    5. Microsoft SQL Azure Overview for Developers
    6. Real World Azure
    7. Software plus Services: Introduction
    8. Software plus Services: Benefits
    9. Software plus Services: For Architects
    10. MSDN Video: Software plus Services: For Developer
    11. Whiteboard Video (Part 1 of 4): What is the Windows Azure Platform?
    12. Whiteboard Video (Part 2 of 4): What is Windows Azure?
    13. Whiteboard Video (Part 3 of 4): What is SQL Azure
    14. Whiteboard Video (Part 4 of 4): What is the Access Control Service and the Service Bus?
    15. Why Windows Azure: What Is Windows Azure and Why Is It In the Cloud
    16. Windows Azure for Developers: Fundamentals
    17. Windows Azure for Developers: Live Framework Services
    18. Windows Azure for Developers: Microsoft SQL Data Services
    19. Windows Azure Fundamentals
    20. Windows Azure Overview
  2. Chapter 2: Develop
    1. Windows Azure for Developers: Developing a Windows Azure Application
    2. Building an Azure App : Setup and Hello World
    3. Building an Azure App : Azure Table Storage
    4. Microsoft SQL Azure Programmability
    5. Microsoft SQL Azure Security Model
    6. Microsoft SQL Azure Tooling
    7. Take Your Applications Sky High with Cloud Computing & the Windows Azure Platform (Part 1 of 3): Overview
    8. Take Your Applications Sky High with Cloud Computing and the Windows Azure Platform (Part 2 of 3): Storage Options
    9. Take Your Applications Sky High with Cloud Computing and the Windows Azure Platform (Part 3 of 3): Going Live with your Solution
    10. Software plus Services: By Example
    11. Why Windows Azure: Sign Up for Windows Azure
    12. Windows Azure for Developers: .NET Services
    13. Windows Azure Platform: AppFabric Fundamentals
    14. Windows Azure Platform: AppFabric Overview
    15. Windows Azure Platform: Introducing the Service Bus
    16. Windows Azure Platform: The Access Control Service
    17. geekSpeak: Rich Internet Applications with Windows Azure
  3. Chapter 3: Maintain
    1. Moving Existing Applications to Windows Azure
    2. ARCast.TV: Juval Lowy on The EnergyNet, the Next Software Boom
    3. Microsoft SQL Azure RDBMS Support
    4. Software plus Services: In Practice
    5. geekSpeak: SQL Azure Under the Hood with Chris Rolon

Product information

  • Title: Windows Azure Platform for Developers
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: January 2010
  • Publisher(s): Microsoft Corporation
  • ISBN: 01201000007VP