Windows Azure – How Do I: Sign-up a free Trial Account

In this How DO I series let’s see how to sign up a free 3-months trial account of Windows Azure.



Key Points:

· Free for 3-months

· Does require a Credit Card but comes with a default spending limit of $0

· Monthly allocation includes 750 Small Compute Hours, 1GB Web Edition of SQL Azure, 20GB storage with 50K transactions, Unlimited inbound and 20GB Outbound bandwidth.

Additional Resources:

· 3-Months Free Trial

· Excellent Blog Post by my Colleague Jim O’Neil

· Windows Azure Spending Limits

· Getting Started with Windows Azure (Keynote by Scott Guthrie on 12/13/2011)

Enjoy the Show.

Sanjay Jain
ISV Architect Evangelist
Microsoft Corporation