An essential guide to building scalable cloud applications in the Azure Services Platform,
including Windows Azure, SQL Azure and .NET Services.
Azure in Action is a fast-paced tutorial intended for architects and developers
looking to develop cloud-based applications on the Windows Azure Platform.
Written by two of Microsoft's leading Azure evangelists, its designed both for
readers new to cloud concepts and for those familiar with cloud development
but new to Azure.
Starting with core concepts, the book explores designing and scaling front-end
and back-end services that run in the cloud, and more advanced scenarios in
Windows Azure. Later chapters introduce the rest of the Azure Services
Platform with a particular focus on SQL Azure Database.
KEY POINTSP Authors are leading Azure evangelists who share their hard-won experience
during frequent presentations of Azure and other Microsoft development
platformsP Covers the Windows Azure Platform, including SQL .N ETP Concise, developer-centric, In Action style