Windows Azure GA Update: Web Sites, SSL and Mobile Services
July 18, 2013 Leave a comment
Wahoo .. Windows Azure Web Sites Standard Tier (Reserved are already in GA) are now released to General Availability, along with SSL support .. a big boon for folks seeking to deploy scalable, highly-available commerce-enabled web sites. If you’re ready to get started, sign up for a trial and check out:
- Getting Started with Windows Azure web sites and Resources to Get Started with Windows Azure web sites
- Configuring an SSL Certificate for a Windows Azure web site
Windows Azure Mobile Services are good to go in GA as well, sporting a high-availability SLA for services running in Standard and Premium tiers. Mobile Services makes it fast and easy to create a mobile backends for a number of devices, simplifying authentication and push paradigms .. why reinvent the wheel? Besides the services aspects, a number of native SDKs for devices and Windows Store are available today.Here are a few links to get you started:
- Get started with Mobile Services for the Windows Store
- Get started with Mobile Services for Windows Phone 8
- Get started with Mobile Services for iOS
For some of the latest bits, please navigate to the Build 2013 site held in June 2013 .. the session content is online and as fresh as it gets, speeding your way into the Cloud!
I’ll see you there.