This is some pre-pdc stuff that caught my eye:
- Gartner on the Cloud Landscape. Windows Azure fairs extremely well.
- Scalability survey of cloud platforms. Benchmarking cloud alternatives – interesting stuff.
- FabrikamShipping SaaS, a complete demo scenario meant to help ISVs to target the Windows Azure platform for developing SaaS solution
- SQL Azure Best Practices and Code http://blogs.msdn.com/b/patrick_butler_monterde/archive/2010/09/12/sql-azure-best-practices-and-code.aspx
- SQL Azure Papers http://blogs.msdn.com/b/patrick_butler_monterde/archive/2010/09/10/sql-azure-papers.aspx
- PhP and Azure gets some more loving
- Public Beta of Azure Management Cmdlets from the awesome Cerebrata folks http://www.cerebrata.com/Products/AzureManagementCmdlets