In my March column entry I go through combining several cloud services using ACS to authenticate via Facebook and build a demo application. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/gg650655.aspx
In February’s issue I take a further look at the Sync Framework using Services in Windows Azure to sync corporate databases lets you scale to many more end nodes than are possible with direct-to-database synchronization. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/gg598920.aspx
The latest installment to my column is available at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/gg535668.aspx. It is a primer on architecture and code using Sync Framework and SQL Azure. Look for February’s installment to delve into data synchronization using web services in Windows Azure.