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How Microsoft IT Uses Windows Azure to Support Microsoft.com

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Executive Summary

Windows Azure and Microsoft SQL Azure currently power the social features of Showcase, Cloud Power, and 50 other Microsoft.com properties through a multitenant web service known as the Social eXperience Platform (SXP). In this podcast, the speakers review 15 months of production data, how the service grew, and the lessons they learned to provide insight into how the Windows Azure platform delivers performance, scalability, and elasticity while providing a solid return on investment.

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