Cloud Cover: Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode of Cloud Cover!  Join Ryan and Steve as they cover the Windows Azure platform, digging into features, discussing the latest news and announcements, and sharing tips and tricks.
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In this episode:

  • Learn about the Service Management API and how to use PowerShell cmdlets to manage your cloud services.
  • Find out how to get started quickly on the Windows Azure platform.

Other topics include:

  • SQL Azure updates!
  • Windows Azure Drives (XDrive). 
  • Hear about some cool new Windows Azure storage management tools.
  • Azure Reader architecture.

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Show Links:
SQL Azure SU1
Windows Azure Drive (XDrive)
Clumsy Leaf CloudXplorer
Windows Azure Service Management Cmdlets
Windows Azure Platform Training Kit
Web Platform Installer
Azure Reader Architecture
HedgeHogDev Azure Cloud Application Monitor