A new section in the Windows Azure technical library called "Real World Windows Azure Guidance," which features articles written by MVPs and other members of the community is introduce. The articles provide useful information based on real-world experience with Windows Azure.
The first article in this section Real World: Startup Lifecycle of a Windows Azure Role was written by Cory Fowler, a Windows Azure MVP. Cory's article explains how role startup works in the Windows Azure so that you know what to expect when you deploy an application.
[Source: Windows Azure team blog]