What is Windows Azure

Developers can use the cloud to deploy and run applications and to store data. On-premises applications can still use cloud–based resources. For example, an application located on an on-premises server, a rich client that runs on a desktop computer, or one that runs on a mobile device can use storage that is located on the cloud. Windows Azure abstracts hardware resources through virtualization. Each application that is deployed to Windows Azure runs on one or more Virtual Machines (VMs). These deployed applications behave as though they were on a dedicated computer, although they might share physical resources such as disk … Click here to continue…..