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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Step by Step Windows Azure account creation trail-account

What is Windows Azure?

Windows Azure is a cloud services operating system that serves as the development, service hosting and service management environment for the Windows Azure platform. Windows Azure provides developers with on-demand compute and storage to host, scale, and manage web applications on the internet through Microsoft datacenters.
Windows Azure is a flexible platform that supports multiple languages and integrates with your existing on-premises environment. To build applications and services on Windows Azure, developers can use their existing Microsoft Visual Studio expertise. In addition, Windows Azure supports popular standards, protocols and languages including SOAP, REST, XML, Java, PHP and Ruby. Windows Azure is now commercially available in 40 countries.

Now look at the screen shots and you will know how to create Azure trail version account to introduce yourself with Cloud.

When you try to connect to Windows azure you will get this message

Trail version registration starts here

You need to have Microsoft live account to get Azure registration

You need to give your Master visa card or Credit card Information, You will not charged anything on this information during trail version and without your notification

Verify your account using your Mobile phone information

Now you have registered your account, This update will take 5 to 10 minutes to implement

Here you start configuring your Azure VM account to use Cloud services

Main menu configuration

If you find any notification and error message you can use right bottom of your screen

We have successfully created and configured our Windows Azure trail version account. In next post we will see how can we create SQL Azure database and use simple SQL Queries through Azure Management Studio and SQL Server Management Studio

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