Webcast: Intro to @home with Windows Azure
Tomorrow (Thursday, 3/15/2012) at noon ET or 9am PT, we have our first screencast in the @home series: an introduction to the @home distributed computing project!
This is the first in a series where we’ll dive into various aspects of Windows Azure – in this first webcast, we’ll keep it 100 level, discussing the platform, how to get started, and what the project is about. From the abstract page:
In this 100-level webcast, we introduce Windows Azure. We look at signing up a new account, evaluate the offers, and give you a tour of the platform and what it's all about. Throughout this workshop, we use a real-world application that uses Windows Azure compute cycles to contribute back to Stanford's Folding@home distributed computing project. We walk through the application, how it works in an Windows Azure virtual machine and makes use of Windows Azure storage, and deploying and monitoring the solution in the cloud.
If you can’t make this one, be sure to check out the rest in the series by watching the @home website – we’ll be diving deeper into various features as the weeks progress, and we’ll post links to the recordings as they become available.