|Local Overview :|
|Readiness & Resources:|
|Windows Azure:||Federated SAML Authentication with SharePoint 2010 and Azure Access Control Service Part 2
Windows Phone 7 Quickstarts for Windows Azure
|SQL Azure:||What's New in SQL Azure (SQL Azure Database)
A Microsoft Cloud BI Example
|Tools:||SOASTA Azure Performance Certification
SQL Azure Diagnostics Tool
Mount VHD from Azure Storage In Azure VM
|Walkthrough:||Getting Started with the Windows Azure Toolkit for iOS|
|Architecture:||Role architecture - how does it all work?
Anyone convinced a security team to go for Azure AppFabric Service Bus?
|Like Azure?||Mailing list for OzAzure|
|Q:||How do I burst from HPC on premise to Windows Azure?|
Here are a few helpful resources:
|Q:||How do I get started with the Windows Azure VM Role?|
|The Windows Azure Virtual Machine (VM) Role allows you to run a customised instance of Windows Server 2008 R2 in Windows Azure, making it easier to move applications to the cloud.
Read the MSDN article Take Your Virtual Machines to the Cloud for more information.
Also of note is theoverview of the Windows Azure VM role and some guidance to help you create and deploy the VM service model in your business.