Retired July 31, 2018. Windows Azure Solutions with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010


This class is an introduction to cloud computing and specifically Microsoft's public cloud offering in Windows Azure. Windows Azure has been described by Microsoft as an operating system for "the cloud". In this class, you explore this cloud operating system and learn how to write, deploy and monitor .NET applications in Azure.


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • understand cloud computing in its various forms and how Windows Azure fits in the cloud computing space
  • learn why organisations want to run applications in the Azure cloud
  • understand the architecture of Azure
  • explore the Azure SDK and development environment (Compute and Storage Emulators)
  • see how to develop applications for Azure and how that varies from “normal” .NET application development
  • write and deploy an ASP.NET Web application (Web Role) to Azure
  • learn how to create and deploy background computational applications (Worker Role) in Azure
  • explore Azure Storage capability to include table, queue and blob storage
  • examine SQL Azure, the relational database in the cloud
  • study how SQL Azure differs from Azure Storage.

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If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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