Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – December 2010 Update

Today Windows Azure Team released update Windows Azure Platform Training Kit December 2010 Update which is ready to download and try immediately at the link below:

The December
release of the training kit includes several new and updated hands-on labs,
demo scripts, and presentations for the Windows Azure November
2010 enhancements and the Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio
1.3.   These new hands-on labs demonstrate how to use new Windows
Azure features such as Virtual Machine Role, Elevated Privileges,
Full IIS, and more. This release also includes hands-on labs that were
updated in late October and November 2010 to demonstrate some of the new Windows
Azure AppFabric services
that were announced at the Professional Developers Conference including
the Windows Azure AppFabric Access Control, Caching Service, and
the Service Bus.

Some of the specific changes with the December update of the
training kit include:

  • [Updated] All demos were updated to the
    Azure SDK 1.3
  • [New demo script] Deploying and Managing
    SQL Azure Databases with Visual Studio 2010 Data-tier Applications
  • [New presentation] Identity and Access
    Control in the Cloud
  • [New presentation] Introduction to SQL
    Azure Reporting
  • [New presentation] Advanced SQL Azure
  • [New presentation] Windows Azure
    Marketplace DataMarket
  • [New presentation] Managing, Debugging,
    and Monitoring Windows Azure
  • [New presentation] Building Low Latency
    Web Applications
  • [New presentation] Windows Azure
    AppFabric Service Bus
  • [New presentation] Windows Azure Connect
  • [New presentation] Moving Applications to
    the Cloud with VM Role

The Hands on Labs are also updated and available directly at:


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