PacktLib: Windows Azure programming patterns for Start-ups

Windows Azure Programming Patterns for Start-ups

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

The Concepts of Windows Azure

Red Dog

A quick start on Windows Azure

Core components of Windows Azure

Summary

A Startup Scenario

Introduction

BizSpark

Geotopia's goals

Geotopia prototype

Summary

Create Your Solution

Solution structure

Summary

Storing Your Data

Storage

Table storage usage

Queue usage

Using blobs

Storage best practices

Summary

SQL Database

Overview

Guidelines

Best practices

Data Sync

Summary

Key Features Explained

Service Bus

Windows Azure Caching

Windows Azure Connect

Access Control Service

Traffic Manager

Summary

The Billing Aspects of Windows Azure

Basic billing details

Pricing

How much we use

Implementing your own billing tracker

Summary

Windows Azure Patterns

Enterprise Library for Windows Azure

The Gatekeeper pattern

Summary

Application Lifecycle Management

ALM overview

ALM tooling

Application Lifecycle Management on Windows Azure

Summary

Windows Azure Security

Security development lifecycle

SDL in Windows Azure

Microsoft Global Foundation Services

Adding more security

Summary

What's New in Windows Azure

Overview

Virtual machines

Virtual network

Management portal

Media services

Summary

Index