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An Introduction to Windows Azure Web Sites and Web Jobs

Windows Azure Web Sites is one of the most exciting and innovative compute options in the Windows Azure Platform today.  In this session, learn about some of the capabilities of Windows Azure Web Sites as well as some best practices.  If you think this execution model is all about web sites, think again.  With the recent release of Web Jobs there’s even more application development scenarios available for running background processes and we’ll talk about this too.

About Rick Rainey

Co-Founder of Opsgility, Experts in Instructor-Led Windows Azure Training.

Prior to Opsgility, Rick worked for Microsoft in DPE/Technical Evangelism and Development where he worked with ISV’s and Microsoft Engineering on the Windows Azure Platform.  Prior to this role, he was a Developer Consultant in Microsoft Premier Services and Premier Field Engineering (PFE). He first joined Microsoft 12 years ago as an Escalation Engineer in Developer Support supporting the .NET Framework and developer tools.

Prior to Microsoft, he worked for 14 years as a software developer and architect for ISV’s in the communications and insurance industry.

Go to to learn more about Opsgility and Rick’s page at .

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  • Denis S.

    Great presentation. Have the slides been posted somewhere?

    March 24, 2014

  • Divyanand G.

    I am looking forward to know more about ot.

    March 15, 2014

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