Another great release by the Patterns & Practices team, this time focusing on Hybrid Applications. This is a short description of the content:
“This guide focuses on the common issues you will encounter when building applications that run partly in the cloud and partly on-premises, or when you decide to migrate some or all elements of an existing on-premises application to the cloud. It focuses on using Windows Azure as the host environment, and shows how you can take advantage of the many features of this platform, together with SQL Azure, to simplify and speed the development of these kinds of applications….”
Get the full copy of the guide on MSDN site, definitely worth browsing through if you are adding cloud components to your solution.