Special Article; Microsoft Cloud Computing Resources

Just got an email newsletter update from Microsoft TechNet this morning which specially focuses on the Microsoft cloud computing. Some featured contents about cloud news and new resources which is very important to read and bookmark for IT professionals.

The following is the list of featured contents you should read to understand and sharpen about Microsoft’s cloud computing:

Private Cloud Introductions by Job Role; Find a clear, definitive, detailed description and reference architecture to allow decision makers, architects, and implementers understand what the potential is, what the implications are, what’s involved, and what an appropriate roadmap may look like.

Cloud Computing: Architecting a Microsoft Private Cloud; In this first of a four-part series, you’ll learn what a private cloud is, and how hosted infrastructure as a service can support that environment.

Cloud Computing: Head Off to the Cloud; Cloud computing holds considerable promise and possibilities, but you’ll get much more out of the experience if you’re prepared.

How will my career evolve with the cloud; As IT organizations move toward the cloud, will your current skills make you a pointless cost? Probably not, and Simon May discusses the top skills that will drive your value going forward.

Find out how Microsoft Cloud Solutions can help your business; Explore three IT as a service scenarios: software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS).

Deploy a private cloud infrastructure using virtualization; Using Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, and Operations Manager, organizations can bring the agility of cloud architecture to their own datacenters.

Service management for the cloud with MOF 4.0; In this brief video, senior program manager Betsy Norton-Middaugh discusses how to use Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) 4.0 to ease your migration to the cloud.

Windows Azure Fault Domain and Upgrade Domain Explained for IT Pros; Yung Chou explains how applications in Windows Azure enjoy the advantages of high availability and fault tolerance achieved by the so-called fault domain and update domain.