A Developer's Guide to the Microsoft .NET Workflow Service: Coordinating Services in the Cloud
Microsoft .NET Services are a set of highly scalable developer-oriented services running in Microsoft data centers as part of the Azure Services Platform. Microsoft .NET Services provides developers with common building blocks and infrastructure services for cloud-based and cloud-aware applications. Much like one relies on the .NET Framework for common building blocks when developing on-premise software, one will rely on Microsoft .NET Services for the common building blocks in the cloud applications. The Microsoft .NET Workflow Service is one of the core service offerings found within Microsoft .NET Services.