Cloud computing made possible with Azure
In the recently held PDC 2008, Microsoft announced Azure, a cloud platform from Microsoft which comprise of the following technologies:
- Windows Services – A compute platform of the likes of Windows would be the basic building block for executing web application, WCF services on the cloud
- .Net Services – A service enabler that will allow enterprises to extend locally running services on the cloud and providing additional capabilities on service interface level security, connectivity and workflow
- SQL Data services – To support on-premise SQL Server like storage capabilities on the cloud
- Live Services
We are working closely with Microsoft on these set of technologies to understand and in turn realize the learning’s into real life solutions that will benefit our customers in their businesses. Through these blogs we shall attempt to share learning’s and developments happening on the Microsoft cloud platform aka Azure.