General Windows Azure development topics: Getting started, development strategies, design, web services, samples, tools, SDK, APIs & how to best use Windows Azure.
Troubleshoot and diagnose deployment errors and service and application issues for applications running on Windows Azure. Discuss application monitoring and logging.
Discuss Windows Azure Storage (BLOB service, table service, queue service & Windows Azure Drive), Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN), Windows Azure Caching (distributed, in-memory, application cache service) & other non-relational solutions for storing & accessing data for Windows Azure.
Discuss the various SQL Database technologies including Database, Reporting and the Data Synchronization Service
Windows Azure Connect, Windows Azure Traffic Manager, connecting Windows Azure services to on-premise servers & virtual networking. Windows Azure Service Bus for secure messaging and connectivity capabilities.
Deploying and managing services on Windows Azure: using Windows Azure Management Portal, service management tools, samples, APIs & account/subscription management.
Windows Azure security best practices, data security for Windows Azure Storage & SQL Azure, Windows Azure Access Control, authentication & authorization methods.
Discuss Windows Azure offers, pricing, estimating usage/costs, billing & comparisons.
Forum to discuss the “Workflow 1.0” release, which is built on Windows Workflow Foundation.
Forum to discuss “Service Bus 1.0” release, which brings Windows Azure Service Bus to Windows Server
Windows Azure Active Directory community forums.
Discuss Windows Azure Media Services features; including encoding, encryption, Services SDK, REST APIs, On-Demand streaming, content protection, partners, and Live streaming. Also discuss client SDKs / Porting kits for Windows 8, Silverlight, Windows Phone, iOS and other embedded devices.
Preview Timeframe Windows Azure Virtual Machines for Virtual Network support forum
Preview Timeframe Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service Windows support forum
"Windows Azure AppFabric CTP” is now over. A new labs release previewing Service Bus EAI & EDI capabilities has been released and is supported in the “Windows Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI Labs” http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=237160 forum
This forum is designed to provide support for the different incubations we are testing as part of SQL Azure Labs
Microsoft “Data Explorer” enhances the Self-Service BI experience in Excel by simplifying data discovery and access to a broad range of data sources
Microsoft Codename Social Analytics is an experimental cloud service which enables developers to easily integrate social web information into business applications.
Discussions for the Windows Azure Service Bus EAI & EDI Labs Releases.
Preview Timeframe Windows Azure Virtual Machines for SQL Server support forum
Preview Timeframe Windows Azure Virtual Machines for Linux support forum
General discussions for Getting Started, Development, Deployment, Management, and Troubleshooting using Windows Azure Web Sites
Discuss deployments to Windows Azure via Team Foundation Server (TFS), including continuous integration, logging, Windows Azure portal history UI, re-deployments, and so on.
Discuss deployments to Windows Azure via Git, including configuration, logging, Windows Azure portal history UI, re-deployments, Git Service in Windows Azure, and so on.
Forum for Windows Azure Mobile Services' projects, problems, and questions.
Preview Timeframe Windows Azure Virtual Machines for BizTalk Server support forum
Forum for discussing Microsoft HDInsight
Windows Azure Online Backup is a cloud-based backup solution for Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 Essentials, and System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 SP1 that allows data to be backed up and recovered from the cloud in order to provide off-site protection against data loss due to disasters.
Forum for Windows Azure Marketplace issues. The Windows Azure™ Marketplace is an online market buying, and selling finished Software as a Service (SaaS) applications and premium datasets.