Windows Azure and SQL Azure Use Cases
Those of you who know me know that I am very interested in helping you take advantage of applications and design patterns that fit the cloud (See this blog post.)
Buck Woody has recently published an on-going series of Windows Azure and SQL Azure Use Cases that you may find helpful.
Here are some of the posts:
Elastic Scale - Bursting workloads up and down in use patterns
Agility - The ability to quickly develop and deploy an application
New Development- Code option for new applications
Web-Centric Applications - Applications that are developed for a web paradigm
Hybrid Applications and Data - Applications and data that need to be both on-premise and in a distributed environment
High-Performance Computing - Apllications that require multiple processing nodes, such as scientific, research or financial data (also known as Technical Computing )
Infrastructure Limits - Inability or unwillingness to add more physical computers to the environment
Fast Acquisitions - The ability to quickly migrate a newly acquired business to the current computing environment
For more use cases you can subscribe to his blog here.