Whew! And Wow! After yesterday’s update to Windows Azure, I’m finally coming up for air. It’s great to see all the positive reactions to the hard work done by many teams over the last few months. Of course, all that hard work means lots of reading to get get your head around it. Here’s a few of the posts that have helped Larry and I do just that…
- Meet the New Windows Azure: Scott Guthrie gives a comprehensive overview of updates in the spring release of Windows Azure.
- Windows Azure - No Kidding: Scott Hanselman provides his take on the Windows Azure spring update and shows off a couple of his favorite new features.
- A New Milestone For Openness On Windows Azure: Gianugo Rabellinio shares his thoughts on how the spring update to Windows Azure is a new milestone for openness.
- 10 Things About Windows Azure Websites: Nathan Totten shares his 10 favorite things about Windows Azure Websites.
- GitHub for Windows Azure Websites: Wow. Just one day after the spring release of Windows Azure and Maarten Balliauw is already sharing nifty tricks!
- Updates to Windows Azure Service Management REST API: "...in this post we’ll only focus on updated/new functionality in the API for existing functionality."
- Windows Azure just got a lot friendlier to node.js developers: Glenn Block talks about how the new update makes Windows Azure easier for node developers.
- Windows Azure and Java: Working with Table Storage: Persistent Systems shares insights about working with Table Storage via Java.
- Introducing Locally Redundant Storage for Windows Azure Storage: New options for Windows Azure storage: Locally Redundant Storage and Geo Redundant Storage.
- Introducing the Microsoft Driver for Node.JS for SQL Server: "This new driver enables access to SQL Server and Windows Azure SQL Database from any Node.JS applications."
- Windows Azure Mythbuster: Open Source: After yesterday's big release, this is somewhat old news, but David Makogon was dispelling myths about Azure and OSS before yesterday's release.
- Azure Roadtrip: Hotshot developers starting a new blog covering PHP, Java, and .NET adventures in Windows Azure.
- MongoDB Experts Video Series: Microsoft's new subsidiary, MS Open Tech, announces a new series of videos on Channel 9 that covers MongoDB topics for developers working on Windows Azure and Windows.
Have a great weekend!