Get your hands dirty on the Windows Azure Platform with the latest updated training kit from Microsoft. The Windows Azure Platform Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to help you learn how to use the Windows Azure platform, including: Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric. The October update includes hands-on labs on SQL services amongst other items.
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Note: Many of these labs require Windows Azure platform accounts. To sign-up for a free Windows Azure Platform trial, go: