When you’re building applications, it helps to have a lay of the land so you can see the forest from the trees. This is a quick visual tour of some whiteboard solutions and common application patterns for Windows Azure.
Canonical Windows Azure Application
Here is a simple and common Azure application pattern:
One App, Multiple Clients
Here is an example of a whiteboard solution for one cloud application, with multiple clients:
Mapping to the Application Architecture Guide
Here’s an example of mapping an application to the canonical application architecture in the Microsoft Application Architecture Guide, second edition: