Windows Azure Platform. Links, more links… and a Twitter account.

  A colleague (you know who you are) collected some links related to Azure. Put these in your RSS reader and never miss anything again. The AzureMagic Twitter account (https://twitter.com/AzureMagic)  is one of those Azure aggregators that captures it all too! http://www.azure.com http://www.davidchappell.com/writing/white_papers.php http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazure/ http://blog.smarx.com/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jnak/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/windowsazurestorage/ http://blogs.msdn.com/b/sqlazure/ http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsazure/dd439432.aspx http://msdn.microsoft.com/nl-be/windowsazure/ff798080(en-us).aspx http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsazure/threads http://azurestorageexplorer.codeplex.com/ https://channel9.msdn.com/shows/Cloud+Cover/ http://www.davidaiken.com/ http://oakleafblog.blogspot.com/…

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Start to Azure – Belgian ISV’s

We have recently launched a program in Belgium called Start To Azure. The program is designed to help our Belgian ISV’s to put their applications on the Windows Azure platform. Basically we will help ISV’s assess the opportunity Windows Azure presents them after which we will invest in technical/architectural consultancy to get the ISV on…

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My Week in the Cloud (8)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing. Windows Azure Platform A nice collection of tools and learning resources listed by Wintellect: http://www.wintellect.com/CS/blogs/pmehner/archive/2010/04/20/learning-windows-azure-platform-resources.aspx Microsoft Townhall (http://www.microsofttownhall.com/) runs on Azure. It’s a tool for politicians and other public officials (among others) who want to host online social experiences…

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Belgian eID integrated with ASP.NET applications

A couple of weeks ago we had a Windows Identity Foundation workshop in Belgium delivered by Vittorio Bertocci. Frank Cornelis from FedICT was very quick to apply this knowledge and make it so you can now easily use the Belgian electronic ID cards with your ASP.NET applications. Here’s how: http://groups.google.com/group/eid-applet/browse_thread/thread/1aeb06c82792273 Also a video was created….

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Get serious about the Windows Azure Platform – 6 week training!

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032449971&Culture=en-GB  Event Overview The “Microsoft Azure Self-paced Learning Course” is a free, interactive, self-paced, technical training course covering the Microsoft Azure platform – Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Azure AppFabric. The course takes place over a six week period from May 10th – June 18th 2010, with weekly coursework assignments. During the course you…

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My Week in the Cloud (7)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing.   Windows Azure Platform .NET 4 is coming to Windows Azure within 90 days of the RTM of .NET 4. In fact, you can read here that .NET 4.0 is already in the current Windows Azure OS but that…

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My Week in the Cloud (5)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing. Windows Azure Platform I found this nice overview of sessions to follow here (http://blogs.msdn.com/billzack/archive/2010/03/13/windows-azure-platform-training-roadmap.aspx). I’m copying the links from that post. Level 100 – Basic After completing the units recommended for this level, you should be able to articulate…

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My Week in the Cloud (4)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing.   Windows Azure Platform I really enjoyed reading the Socratic Dialectic in the RDBMS vs NoSQL post on ‘the codeface’ blog. SUPER stuff!!!http://blog.markrendle.net/2010/03/do-you-need-relational-database.html Yes, you have NoSQL from Microsoft. Just look at Windows Azure Storage. But sometimes it makes…

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My week in the cloud (3)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing.   Windows Azure Platform This week was a pretty exciting week for those following the ventures of Microsoft into cloud computing. If you didn’t see the talk online, I recommend watching it on demand: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/presskits/cloud/videogallery.aspx Our new site covering…

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My week in the cloud (1)

Sharing some bits that I found interesting during the last week while reading about cloud computing.   Windows Azure platform http://www.cerebrata.com/Products/CloudStorageStudio/Default.aspx Tools are being developed on the Windows Azure Platform. This tool, Cloud Storage Studio, allows you to manage your storage in Windows Azure. http://searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com/news/article/0,289142,sid201_gci1380654,00.html Microsoft to add Remote Desktop and VM support to Azure….

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