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What is windows Azure? Is it the Alpha version of some version of  windows?
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"What is Windows Azure?

Windows Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers. You can build applications using any language, tool or framework. And you can integrate your public cloud applications with your existing IT environment."

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http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/overview/what-is-windows-azure/ >
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It is basically a rental system where you rent CPU, RAM, disk space in the cloud, along with an OS, which is then installed on Hyper-V servers hosted by huge m$ datacenters.
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Microsoft Azure is the Microsoft Equivalent of the Amazon S3 Service
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