Announcing the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.0 for .NET
This morning we released the v2.0 update of the Windows Azure SDK for .NET. This is a major refresh of the Windows Azure SDK with some really great new features and enhancements. These new capabilities include:
Windows Azure: Improvements to Virtual Networks, Virtual Machines, Cloud Services and a new Ruby SDK
This morning we released some great enhancements to Windows Azure. These new capabilities include:
Windows AzureConf this Tuesday
This Tuesday, April 23, we’ll be hosting Windows AzureConf – a free online event for and by the Windows Azure community. It will be streamed online from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST via Channel 9, and you can watch it all for free.
ASP.NET Web API: CORS support and Attribute Based Routing Improvements
We’ve seen a huge adoption of ASP.NET Web API since its initial release. In February we shipped the ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Update – which added a number of additional enhancements to both Web API and the other components of ASP.NET.
Windows Azure: General Availability of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
This morning we announced the general availability release of our Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) support for Windows Azure – including our new Virtual Machine and Virtual Network capabilities. This release is now live in production, backed by an enterprise SLA, supported by Microsoft Support, and is ready to use for production apps. If you don’t already have a Windows Azure account, you can sign-up for a free trial and start using it today.
Windows Azure Global Bootcamp on April 27th – sign up now
On April 27, something very cool is happening. A bunch of Windows Azure MVP's and community activists are organizing a Global Windows Azure Bootcamp. This is a completely free, one-day training event for Windows Azure, all organized by the community, and presented in person all over the World.
Windows Azure: Active Directory Release, New Backup Service + Web Site Monitoring and Log Improvements
Today we released some great enhancements to Windows Azure. These new capabilities include:
Introducing the new class at the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure
We launched the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure, powered by TechStars, to give early stage startups full access to Windows Azure and to help them succeed by connecting each company to leading technical and business mentors. I’m happy to share that the new spring 2013 class features a healthy mix of exciting solutions and an impressive list of founders whose feedback will directly inform future Windows Azure releases.