Introduction to Cloud Computing: Hands-on Windows Azure Webinar Sessions [Video]

In this 3-part webinar series, we'll explore how to build solutions for the Cloud. You'll see how developing and deploying applications to Windows Azure is fast and easy, leveraging the skills you already have (.NET, Java, PHP, or Ruby) and the tools you already know (Visual Studio, Eclipse, etc.) -- all in the comfort of […]

In this 3-part webinar series, we'll explore how to build solutions for the Cloud. You'll see how developing and deploying applications to Windows Azure is fast and easy, leveraging the skills you already have (.NET, Java, PHP, or Ruby) and the tools you already know (Visual Studio, Eclipse, etc.) -- all in the comfort of your own chair, at the office, or at home.

In this first episode of Hands-on Windows Azure Webinar, we talk about cloud computing and how it can address capacity and scale on-demand.

In this episode, we talk about load patterns and the differences between traditional hosting and Cloud environments.

In this episode, we discuss the different types of Cloud services and the management/accountabilities of each.

In this episode, we look at the full Windows Azure Platform and get a high level understanding of each of the existing components and some of the new ones coming.

In this episode, we'll go through the architecture that makes up the Windows Azure Platform and talk about the compute, storage, and management services.

In this episode, we discuss what is a role and the differences between each of the three Windows Azure roles.