Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – October 2011 Update

Windows Azure Platform Training Kit – October 2011 Update now ready to download. Last month I attended a Windows Azure University held at Microsoft Philippines HQ. I’m so very blessed the training 100% free.


Download-Windows-Azure-Platform-Training-Kit-October-2011-UpdateThe Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform, including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric.


The October 2011 update of the training kit includes the following updates:

  • [New Hands-On Lab] SQL Azure Data-tier Applications
  • [New Hands-On Lab] SQL Azure Data Sync
  • [New Hands-On Lab] SQL Azure Federations
  • [New Demo] Provisioning Logical Servers using Cmdlets Demo
  • [New Demo] Parallel Computing on Azure – Travelling Salesman Demo
  • [Updated] SQL Azure Labs and Demos with the new portal and tooling experience
  • Applied several minor fixes in content


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    Azure University


    WHAT : Azure University – MS Events PH
    WHEN : August 16, 2011 @ 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Microsoft Philippines, 16F 6750 Ayala Office Tower,
    6750 Ayala Avenue, Makati City

    This workshop intends to help System Integrators, ISVs and developers, explore the elements of a Windows Azure Service, Storage,
    Web and Worker roles. The session will cover developing for SQL Azure and how to maximize this technology. This course is ideal for those who want to jump start Windows Azure cloud application development, but are not quite sure how and where to start.

      • Understand the benefits of Windows Azure as a cloud platform.
      • Understand what is involved in building and deploying Windows Azure applications
      • Understand the compute and storage capabilities
    Course Outline:
    What is Windows Azure?
         > Overview: Compute, Storage, Service Architecture
         > Demo (Hands-on-Lab):   My First Service
         > Building Services Using Windows Azure
         > Introduction to SQL Azure
         > Developing for SQL Azure
    Storage: Blobs, Queues, Tables
    Service Management
         > Demo (Hands-on-Lab): Deploying Services
    • Should at least have intermediate knowledge in C# or Visual Basic 
    • To get yourself prepared for this session, please Sign up for a FREE Azure Platform Pass account  ;Promo Code: CLOUDSCHOOL1

    Visit to know how to register.

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