[This article was contributed by the SQL Azure team.]
Check out the blog post from Johannes Kebeck, that walks through the development of a service, showing the status of roads, following the tragic Japan earthquake and tsunami.
"Recently I had the honour to support our friends and colleagues in Japan in the development of a service that shows the status of roads following the tragic earthquake and the even more disastrous tsunami. Setting up this service in the cloud took only a few hours and in the following I will walk through the components of this solution and the thoughts the led to this particular implementation path."
To read more, click here: Dynamic Tile-Layers with Windows Azure and SQL Azure| Hannes' Virtual Earth