Welcome to the second edition of our weekly roundup of the latest community-driven news, content and conversations about cloud computing and Windows Azure. Here are the highlights from last week.
- Cover Story: Steve Ballmer Reboots by Ashlee Vance, BusinessWeek (posted Jan. 12)
- Bond University Offers Cloud Computing Course to Students by Charlie Osborne, ZDNet (posted Jan. 11)
- Feds Refine Cloud Security Standards by Elizabeth Montalbano, InformationWeek (posted Jan. 10)
- Cloud Computing in Healthcare: The Question is Not if But When by Ken Terry, FierceHealthIT (posted Jan. 9)
- “I Gotta Get Me Some of That” Windows Azure event Jan. 26 in Alpharetta, GA (thanks to @BitWizards for the tweet)
- Live Meeting Event Jan. 31: Simplifying distributed application development with Service Bus and Windows Azure
- Windows Azure Spotlight: Agilys myShopi Combines Mobile and Cloud (posted Jan. 9) (thanks to @MSFTBelux_ISV for the tweet)
- The Which, the When, and the How of Windows Azure Services: Websites by Jonathan Rozenblit, Developer Connection (posted Jan. 11)
- Node.JS on Windows Azure Part 1: Setting Up Your Environment blog post by @Aaronontheweb, developer evangelist for Microsoft BizSpark (posted Jan. 9)
- Accessing Federations in SQL Azure using Entity Framework blog post by Cihan Biyikoglu, SQL Azure program manager at Microsoft (posted Jan. 11)
- Windows Azure Libraries for Java Available, including support for Service Bus blog post by Ram Jeyaraman, senior standards professional at Microsoft (posted Jan. 9)
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Himanshu Kumar Singh