Archive for October, 2008

Some Good Windows Azure Videos

Some good videos came out today about Windows Azure.  I’m linking them here as a good single-page way to get a quick (haha… ok, several hours) understanding of what Azure is all about.

Program Manager Steve Marx gives a great 35 minute overview of what Windows Azure means for developers Steve Marx: Windows Azure for Developers

Next on the list, is a 40-minute video of Manuvir Das, Director in the Windows Azure team introducing Windows Azure.  Lots of good architecture stuff in this video. Manuvir Das: Introducing Windows Azure

Diving a bit into more of the individual Azure services, Technical Fellow John Shewchuk More >

What I’ll Be Working on for the Next Few Years

No, I’m not going to become a one-project guy.  That would just be too easy.  Rather, here’s the technology stack that I’ll be working on for the next few years — announced at the Microsoft PDC today — the Windows Azure Services Platform.

Learn more:  http://www.azure.com

Here a diagram from the PDC of Microsoft’s broad online platform vision:

Mary Jo Foley has a nice overview about the Azure Services Platform over at ZDNet