Want to host video on your blog from Windows Azure?

This detailed article describes how to host video for blogs and other web sites using Windows Azure. 


Through a series of 4 posts the author takes you through the process of:

  1. Provisioning Windows Azure – how to sign up for and set up a Windows Azure subscription. (This post is of value even if all you want to do is provision Windows Azure for some other purpose.)
  2. Setting up Windows Azure for video storage– how to create a storage account.
  3. Creating and publishing a Silverlight video to Windows Azure– how to use Expression Encoder to encode and publish a video to Windows Azure.
  4. Embedding a Silverlight video in a blog how to use Windows Live Writer to embed a Silverlight video hosted on Windows Azure in your blog.

Bill Zack

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