Windows Azure: Microsoft Cloud OS

by on October 28, 2008
in Computers, Internet, Microsoft, Web 2.0, Windows

Microsoft, today at Professional Developers Conference 2008 announced a new cloud operating system, called Windows Azure. It is an OS that runs entirely from Microsoft’s own infrastructure.

Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s chief software architect, dubbed this OS as Windows Azure (formerly known as Windows Cloud) at PDC yesterday. It looks like a mashup of Amazon EC2 type hosted services, Microsoft Online Services and other developer tools, including similar services that run on Windows Live.

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