Windows Azure Platform Training Kit Update

If you attended the Black Marble Architecture Event yesterday you would have seen a number of talks around Azure and the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit was mentioned a number of times.

The latest update to the training kit is here:

http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=8396

This update includes the changes for the Azure 1.6 SDK plus updates and new demos.

The training kit is a free resource that provides a good introduction to Azure and covers a large amount including Windows Azure, SQL Azure, AppFabric (Service Bus, Caching, Access Control) plus a load of other stuff.

BlackMarble SOA/BizTalk Event

Thanks to everyone who sat and listened to my presentations on BizTalk RFID, ESB and ISB. I hope that you found them useful.

As promised here are the links:

Biztalk RFID : http://www.microsoft.com/biztalk/en/us/rfid.aspx

Blue C Sushi : http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/casestudy.aspx?casestudyid=201405

ESB Guidance : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc487894.aspx

Robert’s Blog on installing ESB: ESB Guidance Setup Walk through (DRAFT)

Biztalk Services/ISB: http://biztalk.net/