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Why you'll love Windows Azure SDK 2.0

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News Roundup

A roundup of all the Windows Azure news from the last month.

Session: Why you'll love Windows Azure SDK 2.0

This major refresh of the Windows Azure SDK was released last week with some really great new features and enhancements. We'll be diving into the new capabilities in version 2.0, which include:

Web Sites

Improved Visual Studio Tooling around Publishing

Management Support within the Visual Studio Server Explorer

Streaming Diagnostic Logs

Cloud Services

Support for new High Memory VM Instances

Faster Deployment Support with Simultaneous Update Option

Visual Studio Tooling for configuring, managing and viewing Diagnostics Data


Storage Client 2.0 included in New Projects

Visual Studio Table Explorer

Service Bus

Updated Client Library

Message Browse Support

New Message Pump Programming Model

Auto-delete for Idle Messaging Entities


PowerShell 3.0

PowerShell Remoting

New Automation Commands for Web Sites,Cloud Services,Virtual Machines,Service Bus,Windows Azure Store,Storage,Scaffolding cmdlets for Web/Worker Role

Speaker: Paul Bouwer ( is a Consultant for Mexia ( and a Brisbane Azure User Group organiser. He is a Windows Azure Insider, tweets at @pbouwer ( and blogs at (