Well that was good, right? Azure is fast and cool.
What about training? Here is a good source for Azure training
Azure Training Kit <<Link
The Windows Azure Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content designed to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. The kit includes hands-on labs, presentations, demos, and code samples for every aspect of developing applications for Windows Azure. You can use the resources in the training kit to teach yourself or train others.
Now here are some useful virtual labs
Virtual labs mean you can train using free virtual labs that don’t burn up your 1 month of free Azure connection:
After completing this lab, you will be better able to create applications in Windows Azure using web roles and worker roles, use Storage services including blobs, queues and tables, publish an application to Windows Azure Cloud Services
After completing this lab, you will be better able to create a Web Farm using Windows Azure Management Portal, configure Load Balancing in IIS, deploy a Simple MVC4 Application that consumes SQL Server Features, and create a VM with SQL Server Full-Text Search feature to be consumed by the MVC Application