Windows Azure Architecture Guide Part 1 - Moving Applications to the Cloud
For an introduction to developing cloud-based services on Windows Azure, check out the new Windows Azure Architecture Guide, Part 1 which covers a migration walk-through for moving existing applications to the cloud.
This interactive guide is the first volume in a planned series about the Windows Azure platform that will cover both "brownfield" and "greenfield" scenarios - migrating existing apps or writing new apps for running on the Azure cloud platform.
The Windows Azure Architecture Guide, Part 1 walks you through the migration of a traditionally developed and hosted service to a Windows Azure hosted service. From architecture to best practices and design concepts, the guide outlines exactly how the application was migrated to Windows Azure.
Use the guide as a reference for key Windows Azure architecture concepts such as:
Sample code and a PDF version of the doc is available from CodePlex - http://wag.codeplex.com/
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