David Pallmann on What's New from PDC10, Part 1 - Windows Azure

If you are an ISV thinking about moving your hosted or customer premises based application to the cloud many of the new features announced at PDC10 can help you accomplish your goals. This is another post and video about the Windows Azure announcements that came out of PDC10 in November.  What makes this one somewhat unique it that it was done by one of our Windows Azure MVPs. 

That makes it more than just the usual laundry list list of features. Smile  It is part one of a four part series that will be unfolding over the next few months.

In this episode David discusses the new integrated Windows Azure Management Portal.


He also covers features such as:

  • The new New 1.3 SDK / Tools for Visual Studio,
  • Administrative Mode / Startup Tasks and Remote Desktop
  • Full IIS
  • Low-cost Compute Instance VM Size
  • SQL Azure Reporting Services
  • Windows Azure Connect
  • AppFabric Cache Service
  • VM Role
  • More extensive support for Java and Eclipse


Many of these features will be the subject of future webcasts in the series.

You should watch this video to get his unique viewpoint on these features and why they are important to your business. 

Bill Zack