A Walk Through of a Windows Azure Data Container

Note: This is by no means anything new, but I’ve been referring a lot of people to it lately so I thought that I should share it with my readership on my blog. The Following video was recorded by Scott Hanselman at PDC09.

Have you ever wondered what a Windows Azure Data Container looked like? Perhaps you’ve been curious how Microsoft keeps their services cool in these vast shipping containers we all know an love as the Windows Azure Cloud.

Patrick Yantz a Cloud Architect from Data Center Services at Microsoft gives follow Program Manager Scott Hanselman a tour of a Proof of Concept (PoC) Data Center.

A Tour of a Cloud

The video is about 16 minutes long and provides a lot of information about the Technologies Microsoft Leveraged to create their Data Centers.

Building a Cloud

Microsoft has released another video that shows how the Data Containers are built. Just incase you’re curious, here is the video that shows the production of a Windows Azure G4 Data Container.

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The video is about 3 minutes in length.

Happy Clouding!

This article also appears on SyntaxC4's Blog.