Friday, November 11, 2011

Windows Azure Training Kit: October 2011 release

And there is the Azure team again…

The October release of the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit (WAPTK) is now available as a free download. Download the full training kit including the hands-on labs, demo scripts, and presentations here. Browse through the individual hands-on labs on MSDN here.

The October 2011 version of the training kit includes the following new and updated content:

  • HOL: SQL Azure Data-tier Applications NEW
  • HOL: SQL Azure Data Sync NEW
  • HOL: SQL Azure Federations NEW
  • DEMO: Provisioning Logical Servers using Cmdlets NEW
  • DEMO: Parallel Computing on Windows Azure - Travelling Salesman NEW
  • SQL Azure Labs and Demos with the new portal and tooling experience UPDATED
  • Applied several minor fixes in content UPDATED

For more information about the new SQL Azure content, including the new HOLs, please refer to the blog post, “New and Updated SQL Azure Labs Available”, just posted to Roger Doherty’s blog.