Windows Azure Step by Step

Your hands-on, step-by-step guide to the programming fundamentals for Windows Azure™

Teach yourself how to build and host scalable applications in the cloud using Windows Azure—one step at a time. Ideal for those with basic programming skills, this tutorial provides practical, learn-by-doing exercises for working with the core services and features of the Windows Azure platform. Discover how to:

  • Extend your existing skills to the cloud development model
  • Build a simple web role application and deploy it to the cloud
  • Create a worker role project to perform backend processes
  • Store persistent data with Windows Azure Storage
  • Develop a scalable database application in the cloud using Microsoft SQL Azure™
  • Connect several cloud-based applications with Windows Azure AppFabric
  • Design a multitiered solution that can scale to meet user demand

About the Author
Roberto Brunetti is an experienced consultant, trainer, and author. He’s a co-founder of DevLeap, a company focused on providing high-value content and consulting services to professional developers, and the founder of ThinkMobile, the largest Italian community for mobile development. He is a regular speaker at major conferences, and works closely with Microsoft Italy to put on events and build training courses.

Book Details

  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press (May 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0735649723
  • ISBN-13: 978-0735649729
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