First Steps to Downloading the Azure SDK


What is Windows Azure?

Windows Azure is a cloud computing platform. It allows the deployment of cloud based applications that are managed at Microsoft datacenters.

How do I get Azure?

In order to start building Azure applications, you need to have Visual Studio 2008 or higher to install the SDK and tools. Windows Azure SDK and tools: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=128752 .In order for Azure to install correctly, you may need to enable IIS 7.0 ASP.NET application development components – you will receive an error if you have it disabled. To enable it, go to Control Panel -> Programs -> Programs and Features – > Turn Windows Features On or Off.

Enable Windows Communication Foundation HTTP Activation.

Enable IIS -> WWWS -> ASP.NET and CGI.


Comments (1)

  1. icfai says:

    Thank you sir, your article just showed me the path.I was not getting how to enable components.

    Thanks again