Application Development: eWEEK Labs Takes a First Look at the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

 
 
By Jeff Cogswell  |  Posted 2009-02-24
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Takes a First Look at the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

by Jeff Cogswell

eWEEK Labs Takes a First Look at the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform

New Project Types

Azure Tools for Visual Studio create new project types that you can use in Visual Studio.

New Project Types

Two Projects

When you create a Cloud Service, the wizard creates two different projects for you.

Two Projects

Development Storage

The first time you run your project, the Development Storage gets created. Although this is flat data, it's actually stored inside SQL Server Express.

Development Storage

Development Fabric

The Development Fabric includes a user interface for managing the services. Included is the log output for each.

Development Fabric

User Interface

The Development Storage also includes a UI for managing the data.

User Interface

Further Configuration

When you click the Tools menu in the Development Storage, you can open the Table Service Properties window, allowing for further configuration.

Further Configuration

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