Windows Azure includes new features and capabilities to help you deploy and manage your cloud services.
- Virtual Machine (VM) Role
- Remote Desktop Access
- Windows Azure Connect
- Extra Small Instance
- Redesigned Management Portal
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- Elevated Privileges for Startup Tasks
- Full IIS in Web Role
- Compute and Storage Emulators
- Code Samples
For the list of known issues and SDK installation requirements, see Windows Azure SDK Release Notes (November 2010).