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Announcing the Release of Visual Studio 2013 and Great Improvements to ASP.NET and Entity Framework by ScottGu

Today we released VS 2013 and .NET 4.5.1. These releases include a ton of great improvements, and include some fantastic enhancements to ASP.NET and the Entity Framework.  You can download and start using them now. Below are details on a few of the...
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Windows Azure: New Virtual Machine, Active Directory, Multi-Factor Auth, Storage, Web Site and Spending Limit Improvements by ScottGu

This week we released some great updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: Compute : New 2-CPU Core 14 GB RAM instance option Virtual Machines : Support for Oracle Software Images, Management Operations on Stopped VMs Active Directory...
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MSDN Subscribers: Windows Azure Aston Martin Sweepstakes through Sept 30th by ScottGu

Earlier this summer we announced a number of great changes to Windows Azure that make it a fantastic cloud environment to use for Dev/Test scenarios .  These Dev/Test capabilities work great even for scenarios where you are building apps that ultimately...
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Windows Azure: New Distributed, Dedicated, High Performance Cache Service + More Cool Improvements by ScottGu

This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: Dedicated Cache Service: Announcing the preview of our new distributed, dedicated, high performance cache service AutoScale: Schedule-based auto-scaling...
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Windows Azure: General Availability of SQL Server Always On Support and Notification Hubs, AutoScale Improvements + More by ScottGu

This morning we released some major updates to Windows Azure.  These new capabilities include: SQL Server AlwaysOn Support: General Availability support with Windows Azure Virtual Machines (enables both high availability and disaster recovery) Notification...
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Announcing the release of the Windows Azure SDK 2.1 for .NET by ScottGu

Today we released the v2.1 update of the Windows Azure SDK for .NET. This is a major refresh of the Windows Azure SDK and it includes some great new features and enhancements. These new capabilities include: Visual Studio 2013 Preview Support: The Windows...
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Windows Azure July Updates: SQL Database, Traffic Manager, AutoScale, Virtual Machines by ScottGu

This morning we released some great updates to Windows Azure. These new enhancements include: SQL Databases : Support for Automated SQL Export and a New Premium Tier SQL Database option Traffic Manager : New support for managing Windows Azure Traffic...
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Windows Azure: General Availability of Web Sites + Mobile Services, New AutoScale + Alerts Support, No Credit Card Needed for MSDN by ScottGu

This morning we released a major set of updates to Windows Azure.  These updates included: Web Sites : General Availability Release of Windows Azure Web Sites with SLA Mobile Services : General Availability Release of Windows Azure Mobile Services...
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Windows Azure: Major Updates for Mobile Backend Development by ScottGu

This week we released some great updates to Windows Azure that make it significantly easier to develop mobile applications that use the cloud. These new capabilities include: Mobile Services : Custom API support Mobile Services : Git Source Control support...
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Windows Azure: Announcing Major Improvements for Dev/Test in the Cloud by ScottGu

Windows Azure provides a great environment for dev/test.  This is true both for scenarios where you want to dev/test in the cloud and then run the production app in the cloud , as well as for scenarios where you want to dev/test in the cloud and...
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