Try Windows Azure for Free

Windows Azure SQL Azure

Here’s a neat promotion for my readers in the U.S. If you’ve been wanting to try out Windows Azure and/or SQL Azure, but didn’t want to hassle with providing a credit card, here’s your chance.

Through October 31st, 2010, the first 500 respondents in a given calendar month will receive a 1-month free pass for Windows Azure and SQL Azure, no credit card required. Plus, through the Front Runner for Windows Azure program, you can get no-cost phone, chat, and email support. You can find all the details at:

Don’t wait, as these will go fast!