Windows Azure News

  Mobile Services Adds Android Support We created Mobile Services to make it easier for developers to build engaging and dynamic mobile apps that scale. We’ve made it even easier to develop for the Android platform. The Windows Azure team partnered with Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. to deliver Android support; our friends at MS Open…

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New Windows Azure Videos on Channel 9

There is a new landing page on Channel 9 where you can find videos, event recordings and shows about Windows Azure. The page aggregates numerous videos from events like Build and AzureConf and a bunch of new content. The first new videos include these tutorials :   Below you will find a list of some…

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New Windows Azure Datacenters Options in US Announced

The Windows Azure team today announced new data center options based in the United States. The announcement was made at Announcing New Datacenter Options for Windows Azure. Datacenter options of “West US” and “East US” are now offered for compute and storage. SQL Azure will be online in the coming months, according to the announcement….

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Tips, Resources For Moving Your Database to SQL Azure

Earlier this month Microsoft significantly reduced the cost of SQL Azure. SQL Azure is a great way to move your applications to the cloud. Two recent blog posts provide a good starting point for learning about how you can migrate to SQL Azure. in Migrating a SQL Server database to SQL Azure, Tim Heuer describes…

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Price Reductions for SQL Azure, 100MB Database Option Announced

The Windows Azure team has announced lower pricing for SQL Azure and a new 100 MB database option. The announcement was made Announcing Reduced Pricing on SQL Azure and New 100MB Database Option. Customers will realize 48% to 75% savings for databases larger than 1GB. The 100MB DB option enables you to start on SQL…

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New December Windows Azure Developer Training Tools, Kits Shows How to Get Started

The new Windows Azure  tools and training kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to use Windows Azure. The kits support multiple languages and environments such as .Net, Node.js, Java, PHP, and others.   Developer Tools The new Azure site that launched this week includes the Visual Studio tools,…

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SQL Azure Roadmap Simplifies Scale Out Needs with Bigger Data, SQL Azure Federation

The SQL Azure Q4 2011 Service Release will be available by end of 2011 and is aimed at simplifying elastic scale out needs. Announcements were made at PASS Summit and online. According to the Azure blog post, Just Announced at SQL PASS Summit 2011: Upcoming Increased Database Limits & SQL Azure Federation; Immediate Availability of…

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Learn Cloud in Free Two-Day Azure Developer Training, Hands-On Labs in Silicon Valley, CA

At Azure DevCamps, you’ll learn what’s new in developing cloud solutions using Windows Azure. And then you’ll participate in hands-on labs. Azure DevCamp will be held in Silicon Valley, CA October 28-29. Register for Azure DevCamp. Windows Azure is an internet-scale cloud computing and services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. Windows Azure provides an…

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Sign-up Today for Free Azure DevCamp in Silicon Valley, CA

Developer Camps (DevCamps for short) are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers in Silicon Valley Oct 28-29. You learn from experts in a low-key, interactive way and then get hands-on time to apply what you’ve learned. At the Azure DevCamps, you’ll learn what’s new in developing cloud solutions using Windows Azure. Windows Azure…

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SQL Server, BI Highlights at PASS Summit

PASS Summit is the world’s largest, most-focused, and most-intensive conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. the PASS Summit is October 11-14 in Seattle, WA. Organized by and for SQL Server and BI users, PASS Summit delivers the highest number of technical sessions, the largest number of attendees, the best networking, and the highest-rated…

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