This detailed article describes how to host video for blogs and other web sites using Windows Azure.
Through a series of 4 posts the author takes you through the process of:
- Provisioning Windows Azure – how to sign up for and set up a Windows Azure subscription. (This post is of value even if all you want to do is provision Windows Azure for some other purpose.)
- Setting up Windows Azure for video storage – how to create a storage account.
- Creating and publishing a Silverlight video to Windows Azure – how to use Expression Encoder to encode and publish a video to Windows Azure.
- Embedding a Silverlight video in a blog – how to use Windows Live Writer to embed a Silverlight video hosted on Windows Azure in your blog.