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Developing Windows Azure and Web Services Jump Start

Great new Free (You heard right, FREE!! ) course covering Windows Azure is coming your way(November 13, 2013) on Microsoft Virtual Academy Course title is: Developing Windows Azure and Web Services Jump Start The course is Fast Paced Live Virtual Session, targeting Web developers who are looking for ways to increase their reach and reduce your work. Attend the course to find out how to build Web API or WCF services that can access data and are hosted in…

Windows Azure Backup is now generally available

Great news today Windows Azure Backup is now generally available! Windows Azure Backup helps you protect important server data off-site with automated backup and restoration. You can manage backups using familiar backup tools in the Windows Server operating system or the Data Protection Manager component of Microsoft System Center. Backups are encrypted and stored off-site in Windows Azure, reducing the need to secure and protect on-site backup media. Authorized users can easily recover backups to…

Windows 8.1 Windows Phone and Windows Azure Weekly Online Sessions

The great team of Technical Evangelists in the Middle East & Africa DPE are bringing to you and me, and basically everyone interested, a series of 10 online weekly sessions dedicated to Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8 and Windows Azure. And they all start this week! I would like to invite you to attend these very interesting sessions Here is summary of the these events: Windows 8.1 In these session you’ll create an application from…

Components of Windows Azure

Today I came across an illustrations in the documentation of the introduction to Windows Azure via this link: http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/develop/net/fundamentals/intro-to-windows-azure/. This illustrations sums up the “Components of Windows Azure” and basically groups the services that Windows Azure offers into distinct categories which allows you to better understand what Windows Azure has to offer for you and your company. Moreover, it allows you to better focus on the things that you need to learn that align with your…

Migrating a self-hosted WordPress Blog to Windows Azure

Disclaimer: Brace yourselves for an image-heavy post 🙂 I moved my blog from a GoDaddy hosting account to my Windows Azure account in what was a seamless, fast and smooth migration. This is the first blog post being published from a WordPress instance residing on the Azure Cloud. In this post I will list the steps taken and what needs to be done to have a successful migration. So basically the process involves the following steps:…

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